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2012 Global Peace Index Report

2012 Global Peace Index Report

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institute for economics and peace
globalpeaceindex
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The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) is anindependent, non-partisan, non-profit researchorganization dedicated to shifting the world’s focus topeace as a positive, achievable, and tangible measureof human well-being and progress.IEP achieves its goals by developing newconceptual frameworks to define peacefulness;providing metrics for measurement; uncovering therelationship between peace, business and prosperity;and by promoting a better understanding of thecultural, economic and political factors that drivepeacefulness.IEP has offices in Sydney, New York, andWashington, D.C. It works with a wide range of partners internationally and collaborates withintergovernmental organizations on measuring andcommunicating the economic value of peace.
The InsTITuTe foreconomIcs and Peace
Quantifying peaceand its benefits
This is the sixth edition of the Global Peace Index(GPI), which ranks nations according to their levelof peacefulness. It is composed of 23 qualitative andquantitative indicators from highly respected sources,which gauge three broad themes: the level of safetyand security in society; the extent of domestic orinternational conflict; and the degree of militarisation.The 2012 GPI has been expanded to rank 158independent states and updated with the latestavailable figures and information.This year’s report is divided into three mainsections; the first is the methodology, results andfindings from the 2012 index, the second is ananalysis of trends in peacefulness since the inceptionof the GPI in 2007, and the final section is IEP’s firstattempt at defining a Positive Peace Index.The methodology, results and findings sectionprovides highlights for the ten most and least peacefulcountries, as well as for the five most improved andfive most deteriorated over the one-year period.Indicator sources and weights are provided along withexplanation on the changes to the methodology.The trends in peacefulness analysis trackskey global trends in peace over the past six yearsand utilises the GPI’s comprehensive 23 indicatordataset to understand nuanced changes in the manymultidimensional aspects of peace. The data has beenevaluated against many other socio-economic factorsto understand key correlations and associations with
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peaceful environments.In the spirit of deepening knowledge andunderstanding of the relative peacefulness of nations,IEP has developed the first known attempt to quantifymeasures of positive peace through the Positive PeaceIndex (PPI). This study measures the strength of theattitudes, institutions, and structures within nationswhich sustain peace. This provides a frameworkto determine a nation’s institutional capacity andresilience to fundamentally create and maintain apeaceful society.
 
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methodology,resultsand findings
hIghlIghTs
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2012 global Peace Index rankIngs
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consTrucTIng The Index
10Measuring states of peace10The research team10The indicators11Changes to the methodology 201212
analysIs of The resulTs
13Regional overview13The ten countries most at peace18The ten countries least at peace23Risers and fallers29Top-five national improvements in peacefulness29Top-five national deteriorations in peacefulness31
meThodologIcal noTes
34Weighting the Index34Qualitative scoring35
trends inpeacefulness
hIghlIghTs
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Trends In Peacefulness from 2009-2012
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meThodology of Trend analysIs
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TwenTy year Trends
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overall Trend
45By region45Sub-Saharan Africa46By government type50
InTernal Peacefulness
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conTenTs
rIsers and fallers
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IndIcaTor Trends
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correlaTIon Trends
56Corruption58GDP per capita60
QuInTIle analysIs
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positivepeaceindex
execuTIve summary
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InTroducTIon
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why a PosITIve Peace Index?
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meThodology
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resulTs
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PosITIve Peace gaP
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PosITIve Peace defIcIT case sTudy
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PosITIve Peace by regIon
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PosITIve Peace by Income grouP
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PosITIve Peace by governmenT TyPe
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PosITIve Peace by IndIcaTor domaIn
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Trends In IndIvIdual PosITIve Peace IndIcaTors
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conclusIon
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annex a
gPI IndIcaTor sources, defInITIons and scorIng crITerIa
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annex b
socIo - economIc facTors
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references
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endnoTes
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conTenTs

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