Iraq ranks late in the Arab world and globally in the World Peace Index 2022
Sunday, June 19, 2022 12:05 PM
National News Center/Follow-up
Today, Sunday, the Iraqi Political Economic Center revealed the numbers of peace and the global economy for the year 2022.
The director of the center, Wissam Hadmal Al-Helou, said in a statement that "Iraq is ranked 16th in the Arab world and 157th globally, according to the latest official statistics issued by the Institute for Peace and Global Economy for 2022."
Al-Hilu indicated that "Iraq has suffered from multiple economic and security crises since 2003 until today due to security events and the entry of the terrorist organization ISIS and the high level of administrative and financial corruption in most successive Iraqi governments," noting that
"the security, economic and social situation and administrative confusion in the country have further deteriorated." Peace Index in Iraq.
Al-Helou indicated that the global peace index declined to its lowest level in 15 years due to the economic uncertainty after the Corona pandemic, global events and the Russian war on Ukraine, while
indicators related to terrorism improved, as 70 countries did not record any attacks during 2021, which is the best result since 2008.″.
And global indicators warned of food insecurity and political instability at the global level, and that
the economic impact of violence in 2021 amounted to 16.5 trillion dollars, equivalent to 11 percent of the global gross domestic product, or the equivalent of 2117 dollars at the individual level.
The ranking of Arab countries according to the “Global Peace Index” for the year 2022 was:
Qatar: ranked 1 in the Arab world and 23 globally
Kuwait: ranked 2 in the Arab world and 39 globally
Jordan: ranked 3 in the Arab world, and 57 globally
The UAE: ranked 4th in the Arab world and 60th globally
Oman: ranked 5th in the Arab world, and 64th globally
Morocco: ranked 6th in the Arab world, and 74th globally
Tunisia: ranked 7th in the Arab world, and 85th globally
Bahrain: ranked 8th in the Arab world, and 99th globally
Algeria: ranked 9th in the Arab world, and 109th globally
Saudi Arabia: ranked 10th in the Arab world, and 119th globally
Egypt: ranked 11th in the Arab world, and 126th globally
Palestine: 12th in the Arab world and 133rd globally
Lebanon: ranked 13th in the Arab world, and 138th globally
Libya: ranked 14th in the Arab world, and 151st globally
Sudan: ranked 15th in the Arab world, and 154th globally
Iraq: ranked 16th in the Arab world, and 157th globally
Syria: ranked 17th in the Arab world, and 161st globally
Yemen: ranked 18th in the Arab world and 162 globally
Iceland ranked first globally in the peace index, followed by New Zealand and Ireland, while Afghanistan, Yemen and Syria were at the bottom.