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Croatia Ranks 27th in 2015 Global Peace Index

unnamedCroatia has been ranked 27th out of 162 countries in this year’s Global Peace Index (GPI) released today…

The GPI is the world’s leading measure of global peacefulness produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP). It gauges on-going domestic and international conflict, safety and security in society, and militarisation in 162 countries by taking into account 23 indicators.

Croatia had an average score of 1.55 (1 – best and 5 – worst), and a best score of 1 for the number of murders, involvement in international conflicts, political terror, import and export of weapons, terrorism and the number of people displaced.

Slovenia was ranked the highest in the region (15th), followed by Hungary (22nd). Iceland topped the Index as the most peaceful country in the world, whilst Syria was at the bottom of the rankings.

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