The Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP) has published its annual Global Peace Index report.

Report informs that the rating is based on the analysis of 163 countries, where 99.7% of the world’s population lives.

Iceland remains the most peaceful country in the world, retaining the position in the ranking since 2008. The North Atlantic country is followed by New Zealand, Denmark, Portugal, Slovenia, Austria, Switzerland, Ireland, Czech Republic, and Canada in the top ten.

Azerbaijan ranked 121st, Turkey 149th, and Russia is 154th.