Nine Happiest Countries in the World
happy people, happy country, happy environment. Who does not want such an atmosphere of happiness. So every year the United Nations World Happiness Report lists the happiest countries. Countries at the top of this list are fresh in terms of freedom, working hours and stunning environment. Nine of these countries are in this year’s report.
Finland tops the list as the happiest country in the world. The country has been in the top five for a decade. According to Finns, their freedom of choice is a major contributor to overall happiness.
Denmark is the second happiest country in the world. This country’s excellent education system and healthcare, helped it to get the second place.
Iceland is third. There is no communal discrimination in this country. A sense of transparency prevails among citizens. People of this country know how to keep their life satisfied.
Switzerland is ranked as the fourth happiest country in the world. In general, the Swiss are healthy. People of this country live longer. In addition, the Swiss believe that it is a safe and clean country, which is statistically true. Along with Iceland and Denmark, Switzerland is also one of the safest countries in the world.
5. The Netherlands
There are a few reasons why the Netherlands made it to the top 20 happiest countries. They are—social support, job satisfaction, mental health and well-being.
Luxembourg’s ranking on the list of happiest countries has been steadily improving year after year. The country has seen an increase in economic growth over the past few years.
Health care services, good economic conditions and great job and education opportunities have made Sweden one of the happiest countries in the world.
Citizens of Norway feel that their government has been able to make them happy citizens through the provision of universal health care and free college tuition. Norwegians enjoy a beautiful career. They work an average of 38 hours per week. Norway has a very low crime rate.
9. New Zealand
New Zealand tops the list of happiest countries in the Southern Hemisphere. New Zealand has been placed behind Australia in this position. The country enjoys some of the world’s leading social welfare systems.