In the harsh world of the modern age, the Peace has become the rarest & the most valuable thing in the life. However, in some regions of the globe, the tranquility still prevails defying all the ill-effects of modernization & economic crisis! Post 2007, the IEP (Institute of Economics & Peace) has started issuing the ‘Global Peace Index’ which measures the nation’s calmness depending upon external & internal factors. Here is a list of ‘Top 10 Peaceful Countries In The World‘.
As per the IEP survey, European countries dominate the list of peaceful nations for obvious reasons. Nevertheless, such surveys ignite the ray of hope that illustrates the existence of peaceful & courteous world is still possible, especially when the entire world is under the dark shadows of cruelty, crime & socio-economical imbalance! Let’s have a look at peaceful part of the world-
Denmark is a top rank holder nation in the list of peaceful countries & is probably the most deserving candidate to be at that spot. Friendly, helpful & open-hearted Danish people give utter importance to growing their economy instead of messing up in turmoil & conflicts. This is among the safest places in the world to live as the crime rate totters along the down side of the graph!
Slovenia is among the most picturesque nations in the Europe. This nation scores equally well in providing the most blissful & a serene living environment for its citizens. The ‘Global Peace Index’ shows that the Slovenians scores lowest points in the areas of crime rate, the number of organized criminal encounters, rebellion protests & number of wars fought because of which this country becomes very pleasant & calming place for living!
Sweden is perhaps the most ironic contender to get listed as the peaceful country in the world. Although this amazing Scandinavian country has managed to be in the list; it is the biggest manufacturer & exporter of the modern devastating arms & weapons in the entire Europe! However, Sweden has managed to maintain a harmonious environment in their country by significantly lowering down the rate of crime & internal conflicts.
The tiny Belgium is a country with glorious past, peaceful present & harmonious future! This country is listed in the elite class of the world as its capital city-Brussels is the proud possessor of the European Union & NATO headquarters! Besides that, Belgium provides the secured & composed atmosphere to its people by lowering down the rate of homicides & imprisonments.
Canada is probably the quietest nation in the north as well as South American continents! The peace loving Canada offers the best standard of living in the world. The breathtaking beauty of the raw nature teamed up with crime-free, courteous cities make Canada the most impressive part of the world to spend the entire life.
Even being physically far from the most of the world, the country of ‘Kangaroos’ is among the highly rated tranquil countries in the world! The picturesque Australia is known for low crime rate, balanced socio-economical status, high standard of living & for happy & friendly people with an amazing sense of humor. Australia is blessed with interesting ecological diversity that makes it a hot favorite destination among the tourists around the globe!
- New Zealand
Since 2007, this tiny country has never missed its place even once in the list of peaceful countries. The scenery of the New Zealand is simply outstanding as it has a wide range of natural & geological wonders! Apart from well maintained amazing tourist destinations, the minimal crime rate, cheerful citizens & energetic atmosphere always allure many tourists towards this mesmerizing island of ‘Kiwis’!
Japan, ‘The country of Rising Sun’ is among the most peaceful countries in the world. Ever since the World War II, Japan has never indulged in any kind of offensive activity against any of its neighbors. They even do not possess any professional military post WWII & has concentrated completely on the economic growth due to which Japanese economy is being labeled as No. 3 largest economies in the world. Japanese people are known for being nice & amiably hospitable to the visitors. Apart from that, the blend of marvelous Japanese technology, ruins of glorious past & blissful environment make it a country worth visiting at least once in a lifetime!
Even being surrounded by the most disturbed & conflicting neighbors in the world, this Middle-East Asian country has managed to grab its place in the list of the most peaceful countries in the world! Qatar is getting recognized as the most peaceful country in the ever-burning Middle-East Asia. As compared to all of its neighbors, Qatar is more advanced & liberal towards its citizens wherein gender discrimination is rarely observed. The lower crime rate & adequate use of technology for its development & for shading the natural shortcomings make it a country of happier people.
Mauritius is reckoned as the hottest tourist destinations in the world for the past many years! As per the GPI report, this is the happiest & the most peaceful country in the entire Africa, & why it shouldn’t be? Heavenly beaches & mesmerizing landscape, the minimal rate of crime, jolly citizens & cheerful atmosphere is very much capable of making even the most sorrowful individual on the earth to feel delightful & calmed!