Friday, July 22, 2011

Malaysia ranked 19th Safest Country

The Star reported that Malaysia has been ranked the most peaceful country in South East Asia, the fourth safest in the Asia Pacific behind New Zealand, Japan and Australia, and the 19th safest and peaceful out of 153 countries in the world.

This ranking by the Global Peace Index (GPI) 2011 is the first time that Malaysia has been placed that high since 2007, being one of the six non-European nations making the top 20 list. The other five were Iceland, New Zealand, Japan, Qatar and Australia.

In 2007, Malaysia was ranked 37th and fell to 38th place in 2008 and improved for the next three years from 26 in 2009 to 22nd in 2010 and moving up to 19th in 2011.
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  1. i wonder how safe it is, and base on what information is the raking being placed?? on all the covered-up and censored data??

  2. Sure or not Mr GPI? Just like inflation we have official and the un-official figures. Presume GPI would based the ranking on official figures and on what basis? *Let long eyes come see..* hahaha