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New Zealand Ranks 2nd on 2019 Global Peace Index

The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), the GPI is the world’s leading measure of global peacefulness. This report presents the most comprehensive data-driven analysis to-date on trends in peace, its economic value, and how to develop peaceful societies.

 

The GPI covers 99.7% of the world’s population, using 23 qualitative and quantitative indicators from highly respected sources, and measures the state of peace using three thematic domains: the level of Societal Safety and Security; the extent of Ongoing Domestic and International Conflict; and the degree of Militarisation.

 

New Zeland is consistently ranked within the top 3 from 2008 - 2019.

 

Updated June 13, 2019

New Zealand Ranks 2nd on Transparency International's 2018 CPI Index

For the third year running, the top seven countries in the Corruption Perceptions Index 2018 consist of the four Nordic nations – Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway – plus New Zealand, Singapore and Switzerland. All score between 84 and 88 points out of 100 on the index.    

 

While no country gets full marks on the CPI, the top performing countries have several democratic attributes in common that contribute to their high scores. This includes strong institutions, rule of law and high levels of economic development.  

 

As a measure of public sector corruption, the CPI rewards countries where rates of bribery, diversion of public funds, conflicts of interest and other forms of corruption are perceived to be lowest within government. Yet that doesn’t mean that these countries are corruption-free. 

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Infographic New Zealand as a village of 100 people

NZ 2013 Census

New Zealand is a Multicultural Society

If New Zealand were a village of 100 people 70 were born in New Zealand and 24 born overseas. The most of which comes from Asia (7)

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The Best Teachers in the World

New Zealand’s personalised, student-centred style of education helps students develop employability skills such as critical thinking, flexibility, innovation, communication, and teamwork.

Students are encouraged to ask questions, say what they think and develop their own ideas. It’s the difference between memorising something from a textbook and truly understanding it.

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New Zealand as a village of 100 people

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