Sri Lanka is ranked as the most peaceful country in the South Asian region in 2011 Global Peace Index latest report.
According to the rankings, Sri Lanka leads as the most peaceful nation in the South Asian region now devoid of terrorism. In the world report, Sri Lanka occupies the 126th place with India at 135 and Pakistan standing at 146.
The Global Peace Index sees dramatic falls in Middle East countries. The data comes from various sources, including the International Institute for Strategic Studies, The World Bank, various bits of the UN offices and Peace Institutes and the Economist Intelligence Unit.