Is New Zealand One Of The Safest Countries In The World?

Publish Date
Friday, 17 June 2016, 1:35PM

A snapshot of the global state of peace and violence has revealed Australia has become an increasingly dangerous place over the past year, while New Zealand remains one of the safest destinations.

The Institute of Economic and Peace (IEP), has ranked 163 countries from safest to most dangerous on the 10th edition of the Global Peace Index.

TOP FIVE SAFEST COUNTRIES:

  1. Iceland
  2. Denmark
  3. Austria
  4. New Zealand
  5. Portugal

THE FIVE LEAST SAFE COUNTRIES:

  1. Syria
  2. South Sudan
  3. Iraq
  4. Afghanistan
  5. Somalia

 

Read the full article at NZ HERALD.