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