Singapore is at peace

Singapore ranks #29 (out of 121) on the Global Peace Index.

United States comes in at #96.  Just behind Yemen.

#1 is Norway and #121 is Iraq.

From the introduction to the GPI:
“The Global Peace Index is composed of 24 indicators, ranging from a nation’s level of military expenditure to its relations with neighbouring countries and the level of respect for human rights. The index has been tested against a range of potential “drivers” or determinants of peace—including levels of democracy and transparency, education and material wellbeing.”

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One response to this post.

  1. I spent almost 2 weeks in Norway on vacation last month. As peaceful and wonderful a place as I have even been. I’d still rether live in the US but Norway runs a good second I think.

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