The world’s leading measure of national peacefulness, the GPI measures peace according to 23 qualitative and quantitative indicators. These indicators are…

  • Perceptions of criminality
  • Security officers & police
  • Homicide
  • Incarceration
  • Access to weapons
  • Intensity of internal conflict
  • Violent demonstrations
  • Violent crime
  • Political instability
  • Political terror
  • Weapons imports
  • Terrorism impact
  • Deaths from internal conflict
  • Internal conflicts fought
  • Military expenditure
  • Armed services personnel
  • UN peacekeeping funding
  • Nuclear and heavy weapons
  • Weapons exports
  • Displaced people
  • Neighbouring countries relations
  • External conflicts fought
  • Deaths from external conflict


Global peace rankings are also provided.

Organisation: Institute for Economics and Peace

Most recent version: 2016

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