South Asia was one of only three regions to record an improvement in peacefulness over the past year, although it remains the second least peaceful region overall. Afghanistan remains the least peaceful country in the region while Bhutan is the most peaceful country in South Asia. Index estimates the economic cost of violence would be 7% of the GDP for Sri Lanka and biggest deterioration of the peace in Sri Lanka found under the ongoing domestic and International conflict domain. But improved on Societal Safety and Security domain.
Sri Lanka slipped in Global Peace Index by 18 places
Global IndexesJun 30, 2021