Global Peace Index Rankings

The table below provides the GPI rankings for the 144 countries analysed in 2009. Rankings for the 140 countries analysed in 2008 and the 121 countries analysed in 2007 are also included. Countries most at peace are ranked first. A lower score indicates a more peaceful country. You can click on a country to see the detail of its peace indicators and drivers.

Global Peace Index 2008
1
1.176
2
1.333
Norway  Norway
3
1.343
4
1.350
Japan  Japan
5
1.358
6
1.410
7
1.412
8
1.432
9
1.446
10
1.449
Canada  Canada
11
1.451
12
1.465
Sweden  Sweden
13
1.468
14
1.475
15
1.485
16
1.491
17
1.501
18
1.576
Chile  Chile
19
1.576
20
1.576
21
1.606
22
1.607
23
1.608
24
1.611
Oman  Oman
25
1.612
Bhutan  Bhutan
26
1.616
27
1.652
Italy  Italy
28
1.653
29
1.673
Spain  Spain
30
1.683
Poland  Poland
31
1.687
32
1.691
Qatar  Qatar
33
1.694
34
1.701
35
1.702
France  France
36
1.707
37
1.720
38
1.721
Latvia  Latvia
39
1.723
Ghana  Ghana
40
1.723
41
1.723
42
1.745
43
1.770
Taiwan  Taiwan
44
1.779
Kuwait  Kuwait
45
1.786
46
1.792
47
1.797
Panama  Panama
48
1.797
49
1.801
50
1.803
Laos  Laos
51
1.810
Cyprus  Cyprus
52
1.847
Zambia  Zambia
53
1.856
Greece  Greece
54
1.867
Gabon  Gabon
55
1.878
56
1.895
57
1.903
58
1.919
59
1.919
60
1.926
Libya  Libya
61
1.927
Cuba  Cuba
62
1.954
63
1.954
64
1.964
Jordan  Jordan
65
1.969
China  China
67
1.981
68
1.983
Egypt  Egypt
69
1.987
70
1.997
71
2.011
72
2.018
Malawi  Malawi
73
2.024
74
2.025
Syria  Syria
75
2.027
Rwanda  Rwanda
76
2.030
77
2.042
78
2.043
79
2.044
Peru  Peru
80
2.046
81
2.062
82
2.069
83
2.091
84
2.096
Serbia  Serbia
85
2.110
86
2.118
87
2.119
88
2.155
89
2.163
Brazil  Brazil
90
2.168
91
2.179
92
2.182
Mexico  Mexico
93
2.191
94
2.194
95
2.224
96
2.226
98
2.230
Mali  Mali
99
2.238
100
2.274
101
2.287
102
2.302
103
2.328
104
2.335
Iran  Iran
105
2.341
Yemen  Yemen
106
2.352
India  India
107
2.355
108
2.357
Haiti  Haiti
109
2.362
Angola  Angola
110
2.364
111
2.377
112
2.378
113
2.385
Uganda  Uganda
114
2.391
Turkey  Turkey
115
2.403
116
2.412
117
2.417
118
2.424
Kenya  Kenya
119
2.429
120
2.435
121
2.439
122
2.451
123
2.505
124
2.513
125
2.584
126
2.590
127
2.694
129
2.724
130
2.757
Russia  Russia
131
2.777
132
2.840
133
2.850
Chad  Chad
135
3.007
Israel  Israel
136
3.052
137
3.126
Sudan  Sudan
138
3.189
139
3.293
Iraq  Iraq
140
3.514