Bhutan ranked on the 2021 Global Peace Index

From, August , 2021



Bhutan is the most peaceful country in South Asia and is ranked 22nd overall on the 2021 Global Peace Index


It is the highest ranking country on the GPI outside of Europe, Asia-Pacific, or North America. 


Bhutan’s level of peacefulness increased by 0.9 per cent over the past year, driven by an improvement in the homicide rate. As of 2018, Bhutan had a homicide rate of 1.2 per 100,000 people. Bhutan is also one of the least militarised countries in the world, with the 12th lowest score on the Militarisation domain