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BecomeACanadian - Canada is safe

Become A Canadian could confirm that Canada has been ranked among the safest countries in the world according to the Global Peace Index (GPI) 2023 edition. 

Canada recorded a 2.9 percent increase in peacefulness, moving to the 11th position on the list of 163 countries studied in the Global Peace Index.

Become A Canadian could establish that the Global Peace Index measures peace in our complex world using 23 key indicators. These indicators were originally selected in 2007 and have been reviewed annually by the GPI expert panel. The scores of each indicator are normalized on a scale of 1-5.

Become A Canadian highlights the 23 indicators of the absence of violence or fear of violence as follows:

  1. Number and duration of internal conflicts
  2. Number of deaths from external organized conflict
  3. Number of deaths from internal organized conflict
  4. Number, duration and role of external conflicts
  5. Intensity of organized internal conflict
  6. Relations with neighboring countries
  7. Level of perceived criminality in society
  8. Number of refugees and internally displaced people as a percentage of the population
  9. Political instability
  10. Political terror scale
  11. Impact of terrorism
  12. Number of homicides per 100,000 people
  13. Level of violent crime
  14. Violent demonstrations
  15. Number of jailed population per 100,000
  16. Number of internal security officers and police per 100,000 people
BecomeACanadian Staff