Syria have been named world’s most dangerous country of 2015, while Iceland is the most peaceful country in the world, according to the Global Peace and violence Index.
Due to its civil war and the rise of Islamic State (IS), Syria has a Global Peace Index (GPI) score of 3.645, the highest in the world. The Global Peace Index examines the state of peace in 162 nations according to 23 different metrics.
Iraq came in 2nd most dangerous country in the world for civilians to live. Afghanistan, South Sudan, and Central African Republic round out the top five.
Somalia, Sudan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pakistan, and North Korea also feature in the top 10 list.
When it comes to GPI scores, a lower number means a country is more peaceful, and a higher one indicates it is more violent. So when it comes time to plan your next holiday, we suggest you avoid the below, unless of course it’s necessary to travel there.
So, here is a look at the top 10 countries that are considered to be the most dangerous countries in the world:
10. North Korea
Global Peace Index (GPI) score: 2.977
Global Peace Index (GPI) score: 3.049
8. Democratic Republic of the Congo
Global Peace Index (GPI) score: 3.085
Global Peace Index (GPI) score: 3.295
Global Peace Index (GPI) score: 3.307
5. Central African Republic
Global Peace Index (GPI) score: 3.332
4. South Sudan
Global Peace Index (GPI) score: 3.383
Global Peace Index (GPI) score: 3.427
Global Peace Index (GPI) score: 3.444
Global Peace Index (GPI) score: 3.645
Do you agree or strongly disagree with any of the countries mentioned? Let us know and lets get the discussion started.
Latest posts by Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
- Top 20 Small Universities In The World For 2018; Caltech Tops - August 13, 2018
- Top 20 Colleges In America With The Best Job And Career Placement Services, 2019 - August 10, 2018
- These US Cities Have The Most And The Least Student Loan Debt, 2018 - August 9, 2018
Leave a Reply
This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the editorial board or CEOWORLD magazine, and its owners. To contact the author of this story: email@example.com