This is the seventh edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI), which ranks nations according to their level of peace.
It is composed of 22 qualitative and quantitative indicators from highly respected sources, which gauge three broad themes: the level of safety and security in society; the extent of domestic or international conflict; and the degree of militarisation.
The 2013 GPI has been expanded to rank 162 independent states and updated with the latest available figures and information. Here below is the overall 2013 GPI report for Sub-Saharan African countries. Continue reading Global Peace Index 2013: Sub-Saharan Africa