Most Dangerous Countries in the World

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Interactive MapIntroductionCountries Ranked by DangerMost Dangerous CountriesMost Dangerous Cities in the WorldMost Dangerous Country in the WorldSourceGlobal Peace Index by CountryAfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAngolaArgentinaArmeniaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBahrainBangladeshBelarusBelgiumBeninBhutanBoliviaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBrazilBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCambodiaCanadaCentral African RepublicChileCosta RicaCroatiaCubaCyprusCzech RepublicDemocratic Republic of the CongoDenmarkDjiboutiDominican RepublicEast TimorEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEswatiniEthiopiaFinlandFranceGabonGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGreeceGuatemalaGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHondurasHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIranIraqIrelandItalyIvory CoastJamaicaJapanJordanKazakhstanKenyaKosovoKuwaitKyrgyzstanLaosLatviaLebanonLesothoLiberiaLibyaLithuaniaMadagascarMalawiMalaysiaMaliMauritaniaMauritiusMexicoMoldovaMongoliaMontenegroMoroccoMozambiqueNamibiaNepalNetherlandsNew ZealandNicaraguaNorth KoreaNorwayOmanPalestinePanamaPapua New GuineaParaguayPeople's Republic of ChinaPeruPhilippinesPolandPortugalQatarRepublic of the CongoRomaniaRussiaRwandaSaudi ArabiaSenegalSerbiaSierra LeoneSingaporeSlovakiaSloveniaSomaliaSouth AfricaSouth KoreaSouth SudanSpainSri LankaSudanSwedenSwitzerlandSyriaTaiwanTajikistanTanzaniaThailandThe GambiaTogoTrinidad and TobagoTunisiaTurkeyTurkmenistanUgandaUkraineUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited States of AmericaUruguayUzbekistanVietnamYemenZambiaZimbabweFAQsWhat are the top 10 most dangerous countries ?What is the most dangerous country in the world ? Why is Afghanistan dangerous ?What is the safest country in the world ?

Introduction

The world is home to many dangerous countries, where conflict, violence, and political instability create a challenging environment for citizens and visitors alike. The measurement of the most dangerous countries in the world can be determined using the Global Peace Index (GPI). This index is produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) and ranks nations from the safest countries to the most dangerous countries based on various factors, including levels of violence, political instability, and militarization. The GPI is considered to be a reliable and accurate measurement of a country’s safety, and it is used by governments, international organizations, and businesses to make informed decisions about travel, investments, and other activities.

Currently, some of the most dangerous countries in the world according to the GPI include Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria, and Somalia, all of which are facing ongoing conflicts and high levels of violence. In addition to these countries, many other nations, such as Iraq, Ukraine, and Venezuela, are also considered to be high-risk locations due to political instability and crime.

Some of the most dangerous countries in the world are mostly located in the Middle East and Africa, where ongoing conflicts, high levels of violence, and political instability have made them particularly hazardous. These countries often suffer from a combination of internal conflict, external intervention, and poor governance, which can lead to widespread violence, displacement, and suffering.

Countries Ranked by Danger

#CountryGlobal Peace Index (2023)Percentage Change (vs. 2022)
1Afghanistan3.45-2.87%
2Yemen3.35-1.18%
3Syria3.29-1.96%
4South Sudan3.221.29%
5Democratic Republic of the Congo3.211.39%
6Russia3.14-4.21%
7Ukraine3.042.46%
8Somalia3.04-3%
9Sudan3.020.43%
10Iraq3.01-4.87%
11Mali2.961.82%
12Central African Republic2.93-2.85%
13Ethiopia2.872.21%
14Burkina Faso2.872.8%
15North Korea2.85-3.13%
16Iran2.84.09%
17Turkey2.80.36%
18Libya2.61-11.09%
19Mexico2.6-0.42%
20Lebanon2.58-1.49%
21Palestine2.54-0.47%
22Eritrea2.510.6%
23Brazil2.46-0.32%
24United States of America2.450.33%
25South Africa2.415.48%
26Haiti2.46.44%
27Burundi2.39-3.12%
28Guinea2.361.24%
29India2.31-10.31%
30Uganda2.3-0.43%
31Zimbabwe2.3-2.13%
32Nicaragua2.29-1.55%
33El Salvador2.282.2%
34Egypt2.27-3.12%
35Honduras2.27-0.22%
36Saudi Arabia2.26-1.31%
37Mozambique2.26-2.63%
38Kenya2.25-2%
39Belarus2.25-0.53%
40Philippines2.23-4.74%
41Mauritania2.231.74%
42Republic of the Congo2.211.38%
43Djibouti2.2-0.63%
44Lesotho2.194.83%
45Benin2.182.21%
46Eswatini2.176.8%
47Bahrain2.152.63%
48Sri Lanka2.145.74%
49Guyana2.13-0.28%
50Guatemala2.13-0.47%
51Peru2.131.91%
52Togo2.131.91%
53Tajikistan2.114.14%
54Kyrgyzstan2.113.94%
55Turkmenistan2.11-0.61%
56Cuba2.11.11%
57Ecuador2.15.28%
58Papua New Guinea2.12.2%
59Algeria2.09-2.6%
60Azerbaijan2.09-14.34%
61Georgia2.070.05%
62Gabon2.074.97%
63Thailand2.06-1.86%
64Tanzania2.062.9%
65Ivory Coast2.05-4.07%
66Bangladesh2.05-0.92%
67Rwanda2.055.18%
68Guinea-Bissau2.05-5.32%
69Uzbekistan2.031.65%
70Angola2.022.02%
71Morocco2.022.54%
72Dominican Republic2.021.46%
73Equatorial Guinea2.018.23%
74Tunisia2.010.5%
75People's Republic of China2.01-0.05%
76Nepal2.012.87%
77Bolivia20.55%
78Jamaica1.99-0.2%
79Kazakhstan1.98-4.35%
80United Arab Emirates1.985.83%
81Malawi1.973.68%
82Cambodia1.953.56%
83Kosovo1.950.31%
84Liberia1.95-1.22%
85Trinidad and Tobago1.95-3.18%
86Panama1.943.3%
87Paraguay1.94-1.92%
88France1.942.05%
89Armenia1.93-3.07%
90Serbia1.924.97%
91Cyprus1.90.21%
92Zambia1.93.15%
93Jordan1.92.43%
94Bosnia and Herzegovina1.892.27%
95Greece1.892.72%
96The Gambia1.895.47%
97Chile1.871.85%
98Moldova1.87-0.37%
99Namibia1.86-2.67%
100Madagascar1.85-7.7%
101Argentina1.84-3.82%
102Indonesia1.831.61%
103Senegal1.83-4.84%
104Ghana1.82.22%
105Uruguay1.8-0.11%
106East Timor1.8-2.39%
107Oman1.79-5.08%
108Sierra Leone1.79-0.44%
109Laos1.78-1.71%
110Montenegro1.77-1.56%
111Mongolia1.77-0.84%
112South Korea1.76-0.96%
113Botswana1.76-2.11%
114Albania1.75-0.85%
115Vietnam1.75-2.51%
116Costa Rica1.730.06%
117United Kingdom1.691.38%
118Lithuania1.67-2.85%
119Kuwait1.67-4.08%
120Italy1.661.34%
121Romania1.650.55%
122Spain1.653.06%
123Taiwan1.651.79%
124Bulgaria1.646.69%
125Poland1.635.42%
126Sweden1.634.17%
127Latvia1.58-5.27%
128Slovakia1.585.2%
129Estonia1.56-5.84%
130Norway1.555.44%
131Mauritius1.55-1.53%
132Australia1.53-2.87%
133Qatar1.52-0.39%
134Belgium1.52-0.46%
135Malaysia1.512.93%
136Hungary1.516.95%
137Bhutan1.51.08%
138Netherlands1.49-1.97%
139Germany1.46-0.27%
140Croatia1.450.69%
141Finland1.4-2.85%
142Czech Republic1.384.47%
143Canada1.35-2.88%
144Switzerland1.34-1.54%
145Japan1.34-0.3%
146Slovenia1.331.06%
147Portugal1.332.54%
148Singapore1.330.15%
149Austria1.321.23%
150New Zealand1.313.39%
151Ireland1.311.71%
152Denmark1.310.77%
153Iceland1.121.26%

Most Dangerous Countries

The ten most dangerous countries in the world are Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria, Russia, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Iraq, Somalia, the Central African Republic, and Sudan, according to the GPI data from 2022.

The most dangerous country in the world is Afghanistan, with a GPI score of 3.55. The country has been embroiled in conflict for decades, with the ongoing Taliban insurgency and the presence of international forces contributing to the high level of violence. Yemen is the second most dangerous country worldwide with a GPI of 3.39. The country has been in a state of civil war since 2014, with ongoing fighting between the Houthi rebels and the Yemeni government. Syria is the third most dangerous country with a GPI of 3.36. Coming in fourth place is Russia with a GPI of 3.28 followed by South Sudan with a GPI of 3.18. The DRC is considered to be the sixth most dangerous country in the world with a GPI of 3.17 while Iraq comes in seventh position with a GPI of 3.16. Somalia is the eighth most dangerous country in the world with a GPI of 3.13. The Central African Republic is the ninth most dangerous country globally with a GPI of 3.02. Finally, Sudan is the tenth most dangerous country in the world and has a GPI of 3.01.

The ten most dangerous countries in the world are:

1. Afghanistan – 3.55
2. Yemen – 3.39
3. Syria – 3.36
4. Russia – 3.28
5. South Sudan – 3.18
6. Democratic Republic of the Congo – 3.17
7. Iraq – 3.16
8. Somalia – 3.13
9. Central African Republic – 3.02
10. Sudan – 3.01

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Most Dangerous Country in the World

Afghanistan is considered to be the most dangerous country in the world, with a GPI score of 3.55. The country has been in a state of conflict for decades, with various groups fighting for control, including the Taliban and ISIS. The conflict has resulted in significant civilian casualties, including women and children, as well as forced displacement and destruction of infrastructure. The country’s ranking has remained consistently high in recent years, with little improvement in terms of peacefulness. The security situation has even deteriorated further in recent years, with the withdrawal of US and NATO troops, and the Taliban’s takeover of the government.

Source

The data used on the page comes from different sources. Both the Global Peace Index and the Societal Safety and Security Score are provided by the Institute for Economics and Peace. These indices measure a range of factors, including levels of violence, crime, and political instability. The Global Crime Index ranks countries based on the prevalence of different types of crime. Finally, the murder rate data is obtained from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), which collects data on intentional homicides from national statistical agencies and other sources. Each of these sources uses different methodologies to gather and present their data, which is important to keep in mind when interpreting and comparing the results.

Global Peace Index by Country

Afghanistan

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3.45

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4.13

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4.02 per 100k

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Afghanistan is the most dangerous place in the world, with a GPI of 3.55. The country suffers from a high level of violence, terrorism, and political instability, which have resulted in a high murder rate and a high global crime index score. The Taliban insurgency has led to frequent attacks on civilians, causing significant human suffering and displacement.

Albania

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1.75

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Ranked in the World

#114

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2.12

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#52

Murder Rate1

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2.31 per 100k

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#55

5.63

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#61

Algeria

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2.09

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#59

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2.3

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#68

Murder Rate1

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1.57 per 100k

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#64

4.51

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#119

Angola

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2.02

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#70

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2.41

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#80

5.29

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#75

Argentina

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1.84

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#101

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2.66

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#114

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4.62 per 100k

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#42

4.38

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#125

Armenia

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1.93

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#89

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1.98

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#43

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2.19 per 100k

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#56

3.26

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#170

Australia

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1.53

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#132

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1.66

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#23

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0.74 per 100k

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#84

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#144

Austria

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1.32

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#149

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1.45

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#10

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0.73 per 100k

↑ 1.39%

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#85

4.04

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#141

Azerbaijan

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2.09

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#60

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2.53

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#97

Murder Rate1

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1.91 per 100k

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#62

5.08

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#83

Bahrain

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2.15

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#47

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2.41

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#81

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#107

4.83

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#100

Bangladesh

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2.05

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#66

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2.44

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#84

4.98

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#89

Belarus

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2.25

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#39

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2.53

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#98

5.08

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#84

Belgium

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1.52

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Ranked in the World

#134

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1.81

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#32

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1.08 per 100k

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#71

4.34

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#127

Benin

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2.18

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#45

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2.57

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#102

5.25

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#76

Bhutan

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1.5

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#137

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1.6

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#20

3.69

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#157

Bolivia

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#77

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2.5

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#90

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3.49 per 100k

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#48

4.3

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#131

Bosnia and Herzegovina

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1.89

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#94

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2.04

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#46

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0.98 per 100k

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#76

5.89

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#49

Botswana

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1.76

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#113

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2.44

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#85

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10.55 per 100k

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3.71

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#156

Brazil

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2.46

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#23

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3.28

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#150

6.5

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#22

Bulgaria

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1.64

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#124

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1.93

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#38

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1.28 per 100k

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#67

5.43

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#70

Burkina Faso

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2.87

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#14

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2.99

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#136

5.49

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#67

Burundi

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2.39

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#27

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3.02

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#139

4.51

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#120

Cambodia

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1.95

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#82

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2.08

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5.83

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#52

Canada

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1.35

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#143

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1.64

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#22

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2.07 per 100k

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#57

3.66

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#160

Central African Republic

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2.93

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#12

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3.58

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7.04

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The Central African Republic is the ninth most dangerous country in the world, with a GPI of 3.02. The country has suffered from ongoing conflict, political instability, and the proliferation of weapons, resulting in a high murder rate and a high global crime index score. The country also suffers from widespread violence and human rights abuses, particularly in rural areas.

Chile

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1.87

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Ranked in the World

#97

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2.36

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#73

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3.63 per 100k

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#47

4.6

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#114

Costa Rica

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1.73

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#116

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2.23

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11.41 per 100k

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#25

4.99

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#88

Croatia

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1.45

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#140

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1.56

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0.81 per 100k

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#80

5.06

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#85

Cuba

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2.1

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#56

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2.61

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#108

3.44

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#164

Cyprus

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1.9

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#91

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2.25

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#63

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1.29 per 100k

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#66

4.19

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#134

Czech Republic

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1.38

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#142

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1.57

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0.45 per 100k

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#97

4.63

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#112

Democratic Republic of the Congo

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3.21

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3.75

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The Democratic Republic of the Congo is the sixth most dangerous country in the world, with a GPI of 3.17. The country suffers from a high level of violence and instability due to political instability and the proliferation of weapons. The country also scores high on the global crime index due to high levels of crime, particularly in urban areas.

Denmark

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1.31

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#152

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1.3

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#81

3.86

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#150

Djibouti

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2.2

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#43

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2.56

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3.99

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#145

Dominican Republic

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2.02

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#72

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2.61

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#109

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10.54 per 100k

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#30

5.15

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East Timor

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1.8

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#106

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2.37

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#74

3.96

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#146

Ecuador

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2.1

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2.51

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14.02 per 100k

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6.25

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Egypt

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2.27

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2.5

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#91

5.16

- 0%

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#79

El Salvador

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2.28

↑ 2.2%

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#33

Societal Safety and Security Score

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3.06

Ranked in the World

#140

Murder Rate1

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18.17 per 100k

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Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#15

5.94

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#46

Equatorial Guinea

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2.01

↑ 8.23%

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#73

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.2

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#57

4.11

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#137

Eritrea

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2.51

↑ 0.6%

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#22

Societal Safety and Security Score

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3.36

Ranked in the World

#152

4.34

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#128

Estonia

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1.56

↓ 5.84%

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#129

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.7

Ranked in the World

#24

Murder Rate1

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1.96 per 100k

↓ 38.17%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#59

3.6

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#162

Eswatini

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2.17

↑ 6.8%

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#46

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.58

Ranked in the World

#104

Murder Rate1

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12.66 per 100k

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Ranked in the World

#22

3.63

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#161

Ethiopia

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2.87

↑ 2.21%

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Ranked in the World

#13

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.92

Ranked in the World

#132

4.79

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#103

Finland

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1.4

↓ 2.85%

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#141

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.35

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#7

2.71

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#180

France

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1.94

↑ 2.05%

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#88

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.87

Ranked in the World

#36

Murder Rate1

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1.14 per 100k

↓ 15.56%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#70

5.66

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#59

Gabon

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2.07

↑ 4.97%

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#62

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.38

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#78

4.9

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#95

Georgia

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2.07

↑ 0.05%

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#61

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.41

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#82

2.96

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#177

Germany

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1.46

↓ 0.27%

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#139

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.62

Ranked in the World

#21

Murder Rate1

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0.83 per 100k

↓ 10.75%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#79

4.9

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#96

Ghana

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1.8

↑ 2.22%

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#104

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.03

Ranked in the World

#45

Murder Rate1

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1.84 per 100k

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Ranked in the World

#63

6.01

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#41

Greece

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1.89

↑ 2.72%

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#95

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.77

Ranked in the World

#29

Murder Rate1

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0.85 per 100k

↑ 13.33%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#78

4.93

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#92

Guatemala

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2.13

↓ 0.47%

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#50

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.82

Ranked in the World

#124

Murder Rate1

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19.99 per 100k

↑ 14.42%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#13

6.48

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#23

Guinea

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2.36

↑ 1.24%

Vs 2022

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#28

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.59

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#105

5.2

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#78

Guinea-Bissau

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2.05

↓ 5.32%

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#68

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.59

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#106

5.45

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#68

Guyana

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2.13

↓ 0.28%

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#49

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.9

Ranked in the World

#129

Murder Rate1

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16.28 per 100k

↓ 18.44%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#17

5.1

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#82

Haiti

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2.4

↑ 6.44%

Vs 2022

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#26

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.74

Ranked in the World

#115

Murder Rate1

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13.01 per 100k

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Ranked in the World

#21

5.73

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#58

Honduras

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2.27

↓ 0.22%

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#35

Societal Safety and Security Score

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3.06

Ranked in the World

#141

Murder Rate1

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38.25 per 100k

↑ 5.28%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#4

6.98

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#10

Hungary

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1.51

↑ 6.95%

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#136

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.53

Ranked in the World

#13

Murder Rate1

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0.77 per 100k

↓ 7.23%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#83

4.5

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#122

Iceland

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1.12

↑ 1.26%

Vs 2022

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#153

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.24

Ranked in the World

#1

Murder Rate1

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0.54 per 100k

↓ 63.27%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#91

3.39

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#165

India

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2.31

↓ 10.31%

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#29

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.37

Ranked in the World

#75

Murder Rate1

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2.94 per 100k

↓ 0.34%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#50

5.53

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#64

Indonesia

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1.83

↑ 1.61%

Vs 2022

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#102

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.11

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#50

6.38

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#25

Iran

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2.8

↑ 4.09%

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#16

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.84

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#125

7.1

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#6

Iraq

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3.01

↓ 4.87%

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#10

Societal Safety and Security Score

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3.65

Ranked in the World

#157

Murder Rate1

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15.4 per 100k

-

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#18

7.05

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#8

Iraq is the seventh most dangerous country in the world, with a GPI of 3.16. The country has suffered from a high level of violence and political instability since the U.S.-led invasion in 2003, resulting in a high murder rate and a high global crime index score. Iraq also suffers from high levels of terrorism and sectarian violence, particularly in Baghdad and other urban areas.

Ireland

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1.31

↑ 1.71%

Vs 2022

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#151

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.53

Ranked in the World

#14

Murder Rate1

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0.44 per 100k

↓ 36.23%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#98

4.9

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#97

Italy

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1.66

↑ 1.34%

Vs 2022

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#120

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.93

Ranked in the World

#39

Murder Rate1

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0.51 per 100k

↑ 8.51%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#94

5.81

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#53

Ivory Coast

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2.05

↓ 4.07%

Vs 2022

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#65

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.76

Ranked in the World

#118

6.15

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#36

Jamaica

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1.99

↓ 0.2%

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#78

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.79

Ranked in the World

#121

Murder Rate1

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52.13 per 100k

↑ 15.97%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#1

5.91

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#48

Japan

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1.34

↓ 0.3%

Vs 2022

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#145

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.28

Ranked in the World

#5

Murder Rate1

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0.23 per 100k

↓ 8%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#105

4.53

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#118

Jordan

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1.9

↑ 2.43%

Vs 2022

Ranked in the World

#93

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.04

Ranked in the World

#47

Murder Rate1

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1.02 per 100k

↓ 15%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#74

4.71

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#106

Kazakhstan

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1.98

↓ 4.35%

Vs 2022

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#79

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.49

Ranked in the World

#87

4.26

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#133

Kenya

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2.25

↓ 2%

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#38

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.6

Ranked in the World

#107

Murder Rate1

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5.27 per 100k

↑ 52.31%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#39

6.95

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#11

Kosovo

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1.95

↑ 0.31%

Vs 2022

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#83

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.27

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#65

Murder Rate1

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1.99 per 100k

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Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#58

Kuwait

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1.67

↓ 4.08%

Vs 2022

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#119

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.76

Ranked in the World

#28

5.14

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#81

Kyrgyzstan

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2.11

↑ 3.94%

Vs 2022

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#54

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.28

Ranked in the World

#66

5.33

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#72

Laos

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1.78

↓ 1.71%

Vs 2022

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#109

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.08

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#49

5.51

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#65

Latvia

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1.58

↓ 5.27%

Vs 2022

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#127

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.8

Ranked in the World

#31

Murder Rate1

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3.04 per 100k

↓ 18.06%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#49

3.51

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#163

Lebanon

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2.58

↓ 1.49%

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#20

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.75

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#117

6.76

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#15

Lesotho

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2.19

↑ 4.83%

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#44

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.53

Ranked in the World

#99

3.9

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#148

Liberia

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1.95

↓ 1.22%

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#84

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.49

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#88

5.05

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#86

Libya

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2.61

↓ 11.09%

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#18

Societal Safety and Security Score

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3.09

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#142

6.55

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#20

Lithuania

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1.67

↓ 2.85%

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#118

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.78

Ranked in the World

#30

Murder Rate1

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2.58 per 100k

↓ 30.46%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#52

3.31

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#167

Madagascar

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1.85

↓ 7.7%

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#100

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.61

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#110

5.59

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#63

Malawi

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1.97

↑ 3.68%

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#81

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.14

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#54

3.83

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#151

Malaysia

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1.51

↑ 2.93%

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#135

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.97

Ranked in the World

#42

Murder Rate1

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0.72 per 100k

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Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#86

5.94

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#47

Mali

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2.96

↑ 1.82%

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#11

Societal Safety and Security Score

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3.59

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#154

5.89

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#50

Mauritania

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2.23

↑ 1.74%

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#41

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.78

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#120

4.38

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#126

Mauritius

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1.55

↓ 1.53%

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#131

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.13

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#53

Murder Rate1

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2.62 per 100k

↓ 4.73%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#51

4.51

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#121

Mexico

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2.6

↓ 0.42%

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#19

Societal Safety and Security Score

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3.16

Ranked in the World

#146

Murder Rate1

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28.18 per 100k

↓ 0.67%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#11

7.56

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#4

Moldova

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1.87

↓ 0.37%

Vs 2022

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#98

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.14

Ranked in the World

#55

4.45

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#123

Mongolia

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1.77

↓ 0.84%

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#111

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.46

Ranked in the World

#86

Murder Rate1

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6.15 per 100k

↑ 2.84%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#36

4.01

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#142

Montenegro

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1.77

↓ 1.56%

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#110

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.24

Ranked in the World

#62

Murder Rate1

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2.39 per 100k

↓ 16.72%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#54

6

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#45

Morocco

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2.02

↑ 2.54%

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#71

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.16

Ranked in the World

#56

Murder Rate1

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1.93 per 100k

↑ 55.65%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#61

4.79

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#104

Mozambique

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2.26

↓ 2.63%

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#37

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.8

Ranked in the World

#122

6.53

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#21

Namibia

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1.86

↓ 2.67%

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#99

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.57

Ranked in the World

#103

Murder Rate1

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12.45 per 100k

↑ 4.45%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#24

4.33

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#130

Nepal

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2.01

↑ 2.87%

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#76

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.49

Ranked in the World

#89

6.16

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#35

Netherlands

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1.49

↓ 1.97%

Vs 2022

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#138

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.53

Ranked in the World

#15

Murder Rate1

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0.65 per 100k

↑ 4.84%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#88

4.69

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#107

New Zealand

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1.31

↑ 3.39%

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#150

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.53

Ranked in the World

#16

3.25

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#171

Nicaragua

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2.29

↓ 1.55%

Vs 2022

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#32

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.97

Ranked in the World

#135

Murder Rate1

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11.01 per 100k

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Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#27

6.06

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#40

North Korea

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2.85

↓ 3.13%

Vs 2022

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#15

Societal Safety and Security Score

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3.11

Ranked in the World

#144

4.78

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#105

Norway

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1.55

↑ 5.44%

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#130

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.27

Ranked in the World

#4

Murder Rate1

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0.54 per 100k

↓ 5.26%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#92

3.81

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#152

Oman

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1.79

↓ 5.08%

Vs 2022

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#107

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.89

Ranked in the World

#37

Murder Rate1

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0.24 per 100k

↓ 11.11%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#104

4.14

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#136

Palestine

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2.54

↓ 0.47%

Vs 2022

Ranked in the World

#21

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.95

Ranked in the World

#133

Murder Rate1

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0.88 per 100k

↓ 6.38%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#77

Panama

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1.94

↑ 3.3%

Vs 2022

Ranked in the World

#86

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.52

Ranked in the World

#96

Murder Rate1

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12.64 per 100k

↑ 9.06%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#23

6.68

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#17

Papua New Guinea

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2.1

↑ 2.2%

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#58

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.8

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#123

5.44

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#69

Paraguay

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1.94

↓ 1.92%

Vs 2022

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#87

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.53

Ranked in the World

#100

Murder Rate1

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7.83 per 100k

↑ 16.17%

Vs 2020

Ranked in the World

#33

6.7

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#16

People's Republic of China

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2.01

↓ 0.05%

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#75

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.11

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#51

6.01

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#43

Peru

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2.13

↑ 1.91%

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#51

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.63

Ranked in the World

#112

6.35

- 0%

Vs 2021

Ranked in the World

#26

Philippines

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2.23

↓ 4.74%

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#40

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2.86

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#126

6.84

- 0%

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#13

Poland

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1.63

↑ 5.42%

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#125

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.93

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#40

Murder Rate1

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0.71 per 100k

↑ 1.43%

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#87

4.01

- 0%

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#143

Portugal

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1.33

↑ 2.54%

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#147

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.39

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#8

Murder Rate1

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0.8 per 100k

↓ 12.09%

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#82

4.55

- 0%

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#117

Qatar

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1.52

↓ 0.39%

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#133

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.5

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#12

Murder Rate1

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0.33 per 100k

↓ 21.43%

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#102

5.21

- 0%

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#77

Republic of the Congo

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2.21

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#42

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.9

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#130

5.03

- 0%

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Ranked in the World

#87

Romania

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1.65

↑ 0.55%

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#121

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.84

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#34

Murder Rate1

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1.26 per 100k

↓ 13.7%

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#68

4.59

- 0%

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#115

Russia

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3.14

↓ 4.21%

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#6

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.91

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#131

Murder Rate1

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6.8 per 100k

↓ 7.23%

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#35

6.24

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#32

Russia is the fourth most dangerous country in the world, with a GPI of 3.28. The country has a high murder rate, particularly in urban areas, due to organized crime and the proliferation of weapons. Russia also scores high on the global crime index due to high levels of corruption, bribery, and economic crime. The ongoing conflict with Ukraine has further contributed to Russia’s dangerous nature.

Rwanda

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2.05

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#67

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2.37

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#76

3.68

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#158

Saudi Arabia

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2.26

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#36

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2.25

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#64

6.01

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#44

Senegal

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1.83

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#103

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.34

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#71

4.81

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#102

Serbia

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1.92

↑ 4.97%

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#90

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.98

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#44

Murder Rate1

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1.06 per 100k

↑ 3.92%

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#73

6.21

- 0%

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#33

Sierra Leone

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1.79

↓ 0.44%

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#108

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.31

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#69

5.4

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#71

Singapore

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1.33

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#148

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.24

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#2

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0.1 per 100k

↓ 41.18%

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#106

3.13

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#173

Slovakia

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1.58

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#128

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.84

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#35

Murder Rate1

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1.01 per 100k

↓ 12.17%

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#75

4.69

- 0%

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#108

Slovenia

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1.33

↑ 1.06%

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#146

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.41

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#9

Murder Rate1

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0.42 per 100k

↓ 20.75%

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#100

4.29

- 0%

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#132

Somalia

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3.04

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#8

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3.62

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#156

5.79

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#54

Somalia is the eighth most dangerous country in the world, with a GPI of 3.13. The country suffers from a high level of violence and instability due to ongoing conflict, political instability, and the proliferation of weapons. Somalia also scores high on the global crime index due to high levels of crime, particularly in urban areas, including piracy, robbery, and kidnapping.

South Africa

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2.41

↑ 5.48%

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#25

Societal Safety and Security Score

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3.23

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#148

Murder Rate1

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41.87 per 100k

↑ 25.13%

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#2

6.63

- 0%

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#19

South Korea

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1.76

↓ 0.96%

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#112

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.59

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#19

Murder Rate1

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0.52 per 100k

↓ 13.33%

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#93

4.91

- 0%

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#94

South Sudan

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3.22

↑ 1.29%

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#4

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3.96

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#161

6.34

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#27

South Sudan is the fifth most dangerous country in the world, with a GPI of 3.18. The country has suffered from a civil war since 2013, which has resulted in widespread violence, displacement, and human suffering. South Sudan also has a high global crime index score, particularly in urban areas, due to high levels of crime, including robbery and sexual violence.

Spain

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1.65

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#122

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1.81

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#33

Murder Rate1

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0.61 per 100k

↓ 4.69%

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#90

5.78

- 0%

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#55

Sri Lanka

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2.14

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#48

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2.38

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#79

4.64

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#111

Sudan

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3.02

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#9

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3.3

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#151

6.46

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#24

Sudan is the tenth most dangerous country in the world, with a GPI of 3.01. The country has suffered from ongoing conflict and political instability, resulting in a high murder rate and a high global crime index score. Sudan also suffers from high levels of terrorism and organized crime, particularly in urban areas, including Khartoum.

Sweden

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1.63

↑ 4.17%

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#126

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.48

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#11

Murder Rate1

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1.08 per 100k

↓ 12.2%

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#72

4.56

- 0%

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#116

Switzerland

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1.34

↓ 1.54%

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#144

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.24

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#3

Murder Rate1

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0.48 per 100k

↓ 11.11%

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#95

4.34

- 0%

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#129

Syria

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3.29

↓ 1.96%

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#3

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3.74

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#158

6.84

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#14

Syria is the third most dangerous country in the world, with a GPI of 3.36. The ongoing civil war has caused immense human suffering and displacement, with a high murder rate and a high global crime index score. The conflict has also led to the proliferation of weapons and the emergence of various armed groups, resulting in widespread violence and instability.

Taiwan

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1.65

↑ 1.79%

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#123

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1.73

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#26

Tajikistan

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2.11

↑ 4.14%

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#53

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2.43

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#83

5.61

- 0%

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#62

Tanzania

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2.06

↑ 2.9%

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#64

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2.35

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#72

6.15

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#37

Thailand

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2.06

↓ 1.86%

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#63

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.86

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#127

5.76

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#56

The Gambia

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1.89

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#96

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2.37

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#77

4.83

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#101

Togo

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2.13

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#52

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.62

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#111

5.33

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#73

Trinidad and Tobago

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1.95

↓ 3.18%

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#85

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.74

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#116

Murder Rate1

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29.36 per 100k

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#8

4.94

- 0%

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#91

Tunisia

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2.01

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#74

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.51

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#94

3.79

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#154

Turkey

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2.8

↑ 0.36%

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#17

Societal Safety and Security Score

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3.22

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#147

Murder Rate1

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2.52 per 100k

↑ 1.61%

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#53

6.89

- 0%

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#12

Turkmenistan

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2.11

↓ 0.61%

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#55

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2.5

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#92

4.61

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#113

Uganda

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2.3

↓ 0.43%

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#30

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.76

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#119

Murder Rate1

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8.53 per 100k

↓ 12.51%

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#32

6.14

- 0%

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#38

Ukraine

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3.04

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#7

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3.23

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#149

Murder Rate1

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3.84 per 100k

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#46

6.18

- 0%

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#34

United Arab Emirates

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1.98

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#80

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1.71

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#25

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0.47 per 100k

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#96

5.75

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#57

United Kingdom

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1.69

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#117

Societal Safety and Security Score

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1.73

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#27

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1.17 per 100k

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#69

4.89

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#99

United States of America

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2.45

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#24

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2.23

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#60

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6.81 per 100k

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#34

5.5

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#66

Uruguay

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1.8

↓ 0.11%

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#105

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.32

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#70

Murder Rate1

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8.9 per 100k

↓ 8.25%

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#31

2.69

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#181

Uzbekistan

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2.03

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#69

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.22

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#58

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1.41 per 100k

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#65

4.96

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#90

Vietnam

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1.75

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#115

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.29

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#67

6.28

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#30

Yemen

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3.35

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#2

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3.77

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#160

6.13

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#39

Yemen is the second most dangerous country in the world, with a GPI of 3.39. The country has been torn apart by a civil war since 2014, which has resulted in widespread violence, destruction, and displacement. Yemen also suffers from high levels of crime, particularly in urban areas, due to the breakdown of law and order and the proliferation of weapons.

Zambia

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1.9

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#92

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2.51

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#95

4.93

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#93

Zimbabwe

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2.3

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#31

Societal Safety and Security Score

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2.99

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#137

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6.14 per 100k

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#37

5.66

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Ranked in the World

#60

FAQs

What are the top 10 most dangerous countries ?

The ten most dangerous countries in the world are Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria, Russia, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Somalia, the Central African Republic, and Sudan.

What is the most dangerous country in the world ?

The most dangerous country in the world is Afghanistan, with a GPI score of 3.55.

Why is Afghanistan dangerous ?

Afghanistan is considered dangerous due to ongoing conflicts, political instability, and terrorism threats, including the presence of the Taliban and other militant groups. The country is also grappling with poverty, corruption, and a weak economy, further contributing to its instability.

What is the safest country in the world ?

Iceland is the safest country in the world with a GPI of 1.11.

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