Portugal remains third safest country in the world

Portugal remains third safest country in the world, as well as being ranked the safest country in the European Union.


This is according to the latest Global Peace Index (GPI), by the Institute for Economics & Peace, which compiles the 'ranking' of the world’s safest countries.

Portugal’s Ministry of Home Affairs has said it is happy with the results. Portugal appears in third position, after Iceland and New Zealand.


In 2014, Portugal ranked eighteenth on the Index, having climbed to third position in 2019.


Source: theportugalnews.com / June 12, 2020