It has been 100 years since the end of the First World War. The world is becoming less peaceful: there are more conflicts, they last longer, people are on the move, forced from their homes. In this Data for a Cause challenge we are taking a closer look at these troubling signs by visualizing global peace trends.
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For the second time we are working with the Global Peace Index. Produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace, the GPI helps identify and measure the indicators that build a more peaceful society. GPI measures the peacefulness of 163 countries and territories, according to 23 indicators of militarization, ongoing conflict, and societal safety and security.
We have the most recent data, that was revealed for the first time past Wednesday. You can watch the launch video to learn more about findings of this edition of the GPI.
The Global Peace Index is considered the standard for measuring peace around the world. We have the full dataset for all the indicators ready for visualization. Here is a preview of the recent findings: