According to a recent study, Ghana is the second-most calm country in the sub-Saharan region of Africa.
Ghana’s 2022 Global Peace Index score was higher than its 2021 score of 1.715, coming in at 1.759 altogether, placing the country 40th out of 163 for peace and serenity.
According to this year’s rankings, Ghana dropped from 38th place in 2021 to 39th place.
According to the report, The Gambia, Botswana, and Sierra Leone were among the top five most calm countries in Africa.
About the GPI
The index assigns a score to each of the 163 countries and territories that make up the index based on how peaceful they are.
The Worldwide Peace Index (GPI) is the most widely used indicator of global harmony, and it is created by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP).
Over 99.7% of the world’s population, the GPI evaluates the level of social safety and security, the magnitude of ongoing domestic and international conflict, as well as the degree of militarization, using 23 indicators from widely regarded sources.
As of this writing, 87 nations have improved and 73 have deteriorated during the last thirteen years, however, the change in score is the second lowest ever recorded by this indicator.