In a modern world where war, conflict, political unrest, police brutality, violent social riots, and economic instability have apparently become the norm; peace and safety have become two of the biggest “luxuries” a country can offer its citizens. No one wants to live in a dangerous country, especially countries like these 25 Most Dangerous Countries According To Global Peace Index. No one. Yet sadly, peace seems to be somewhat rare around the world. But don’t lose hope! In case you are one of the many people who is looking for a more peaceful and safe society, you might want to consider taking lessons in Icelandic, Danish, and/or Finnish because the countries where these languages are spoken are only three of the 25 Most Peaceful Countries in the World right now (and honestly, who doesn’t want to live in a peaceful country).
Of course, if you already live in these peaceful countries, go ahead and give yourself a high five and enjoy the fact that there are a lot of people who want to live where you live. Isn’t that nice? Enough silly banter, we present you with the 25 most peaceful countries in the world that you might want to live in.
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Mauritius stands out as the most peaceful country in Africa and the only one in the top 25 from the continent. According to the Global Peace Index, the peaceful environment and security the country offers its citizens and visitors is comforting enough for any one who wants to purchase or invest in the country.
According to the Institute for Economics and Peace report of the Global Peace Index released on June 17, Singapore’s state of peace is “very high,” ranking twenty-fourth out of 162 in the index. This is a rise from twenty-fifth place in 2014.
Slovakia has recently become a high-income advanced economy with one of the fastest growth rates in the European Union, results of a stable democratic government and the social stability and peace that has dominated the country throughout the past decade.
In spring 1989, Hungary began dismantling its fortified border with Austria in what would later become known as the “Peaceful Revolution.” A few months later, the first crack in the Iron Curtain appeared and hundreds of East Germans fled across the Austro-Hungarian border. To this day the country continues to be one of the most peaceful and safe countries in the world.
For many years Spain has been one of the most open-minded and free countries in the world after suffering decades of dictatorship. Relatively recently the Spanish government began promoting gender-based equality by approving legislation in 2007 aimed at providing equality between the genders in the political and socioeconomic arenas.