And the safest country in the world in 2018 is ...

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I didn't need this credential to fall in love. They had already done their postcard landscapes, their wild and shameless nature and that aura of being above good and evil and functioning at another pace, their own. That is why Iceland repeating at the top of the Global Peace Index (and there are already 11 out of twelve editions) only increases the chances that we want to move to its territory.
Published this June, the report analyzes 163 independent countries and territories that include 99.7% of the world's population. This year, the results show that the level of peace has fallen by 0.27% compared to 2017, confirming with four years of consecutive fall.

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These are the most peaceful countries in the world in 2018

"The report shows a world in which the tensions, conflicts and crises that have emerged during the last decade remain unsolved, causing a gradual and sustained global fall in peace levels, " is written on the pages of this study by the Institute for Economics & Peace, a think tank with global reach dedicated to the development of metrics to analyze peace and quantify its economic benefits.

To do this, it uses 23 indicators, both qualitative and quantitative, divided into three groups: the level of security in society (low crime rates; minimal terrorist activity and absence of violent demonstrations; good relations with neighboring countries; stable political scene and low percentage of internally displaced or refugee population); the duration of national and international conflicts that are currently underway; and the degree of militarization of the country.
For its part, Spain moves away from the TOP 10, falling from 23rd to 30th and making, for the first time in the history of the study, a country in western Europe to star in one of the biggest declines. The reasons? The internal political tension and the increase in the impact of terrorism.
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These are the most peaceful countries in the world in 2018