Data: Angriest (and Happiest) Countries, Dangerous Places

Sources: Various

Global Emotions

In 2022, Lebanon was ranked as the angriest country in the world, reported a recent story from Mission Network News, “The top five angriest countries last year include Turkey, Armenia, Iraq, and Afghanistan, with Lebanon in first place.”

They were quoting Gallup’s annual Global Emotions report, which assesses the emotional temperature of some 100 countries and presents findings in an interactive format. It includes both highs and lows, so you can see the least angry places, the places where more people report smiling or laughing, and more. Fascinating. Check it out.

Dangerous Places

Every year, the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) releases its Global Peace Index report. This report measures how dangerous or safe a nation is based on 23 different indicators, including political terror, deaths from internal conflict, and murder rate.

Read Most Dangerous Countries in the World 2023 (World Population Review). I bet you have visited at least one or two of them, though maybe not recently. And you may find more data you can use on the World Population Review website.

The latest IEP report, released in June, says global peacefulness has reached its lowest level in 15 years.

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