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World's most peaceful countries of 2017

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The 2017 edition of the annual Global Peace Index (GPI) concluded that global peace has slightly improved this year, by 0.28 percent, with 93 countries showing an improvement in their year-on-year rankings. The 11th installment of GPI ranked 163 countries on the basis of their relative peacefulness. Produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace, the report used 23 quantitative and qualitative parameters to rank nations.

Here’s a look at the 50 most peaceful countries of the year.

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