Mongolia ranks 42nd in Global Peace Index

2019-06-20 17:33:31

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Institute for Economics and Peace released its thirteenth edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI), which ranks 163 independent states and territories according to their level of peacefulness.

Mongolia ranks at the 42nd place in the GPI with 1.792 points, unchanged from the previous year. Iceland remains at the top with 1.072 points, followed by New Zealand and Portugal. Afghanistan is now the least peaceful country, according to the report.

The state of peace was measured using three thematic domains including the level of Societal Safety and Security, the extent of Ongoing Domestic and International Conflict and the degree of Militarisation.