Portugal moved to third position, its highest ranking since the inception of the index, a notable improvement given that it was ranked 16th less than five years ago. Portugal has improved on 12 of the 23 GPI indicators, most notably on weapons imports and violent demonstrations.

 

In 2017 Global Peace Index, June 2017
http://visionofhumanity.org/app/uploads/2017/06/GPI17-Report.pdf