The most peaceful country in the world
- Iceland is the most peaceful country in the world, a position it has held since 2008, according to the . While Iceland is an active member of NATO, it has had no standing army since 1869.
- Therefore, it comes as no surprise that Iceland also has very low levels of violent crimes and that the tolerance towards violence in general is very low.
- Furthermore, police officers in Iceland do not carry firearms.
- To visitors, Iceland is a place where you don't need to worry about getting in trouble, a safe place that promotes peace and non-violence.
- Most peaceful on the global peace index 2023.
- No standing army
- Low levels of violent crimes
- Police do not carry firearms