Country Rankings on Happiness

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Finland was ranked as the happiest place in the world

UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network & Ernesto Illy Foundation recently released a report on 2019 World Happiness Report that ranks 156 countries how people perceive their state of happiness.

The report revealed that Finland is the happiest country with a score of 7.769. This is followed by Denmark (7.6), Norway (7.554), Iceland (7.494), and Netherlands (7.488).

The countries who perceived least of themselves are South Sudan (2.853), Central African Republic (3.083), Afghanistan (3.203), Tanzania (3.231), and Rwanda (3.334).

2019 World Happiness Index


Rank CountryScore
1Finland7.769
2Denmark7.6
3Norway7.554
4Iceland7.494
5Netherlands7.488
6Switzerland7.48
7Sweden7.343
8New Zealand7.307
9Canada7.278
10Austria7.246
11Australia7.228
12Costa Rica7.167
13Israel7.139
14Luxembourg7.09
15United Kingdom7.054
16Ireland7.021
17Germany6.985
18Belgium6.923
19United States of America6.892
20Czech Republic6.852
21United Arab Emirates6.825
22Malta6.726
23Mexico6.595
24France6.592
25Taiwan6.446
26Chile6.444
27Guatemala6.436
28Saudi Arabia6.375
29Qatar6.374
30Spain6.354
31Panama6.321
32Brazil6.3
33Uruguay6.293
34Singapore6.262
35El Salvador6.253
36Italy6.223
37Bahrain6.199
38Slovakia6.198
39Trinidad and Tobago6.192
40Poland6.182
41Uzbekistan6.174
42Lithuania6.149
43Colombia6.125
44Slovenia6.118
45Nicaragua6.105
46Kosovo6.1
47Argentina6.086
48Romania6.07
49Cyprus6.046
50Ecuador6.028
51Kuwait6.021
52Thailand6.008
53Latvia5.94
54South Korea5.895
55Estonia5.893
56Jamaica5.89
57Mauritius5.888
58Japan5.886
59Honduras5.86
60Kazakhstan5.809
61Bolivia5.779
62Hungary5.758
63Paraguay5.743
64Northern Cyprus5.718
65Peru5.697
66Portugal5.693
67Pakistan5.653
68Russia5.648
69Philippines5.631
70Serbia5.603
71Moldova5.529
72Libya5.525
73Montenegro5.523
74Tajikistan5.467
75Croatia5.432
76Hong Kong5.43
77Dominican Republic5.425
78Bosnia and Herzegovina5.386
79Turkey5.373
80Malaysia5.339
81Belarus5.323
82Greece5.287
83Mongolia5.285
84North Macedonia5.274
85Nigeria5.265
86Kyrgyzstan5.261
87Turkmenistan5.247
88Algeria5.211
89Morocco5.208
90Azerbaijan5.208
91Lebanon5.197
92Indonesia5.192
93China5.191
94Vietnam5.175
95Bhutan5.082
96Cameroon5.044
97Bulgaria5.011
98Ghana4.996
99Côte d'Ivoire4.944
100Nepal4.913
101Jordan4.906
102Benin4.883
103Republic of the Congo4.812
104Gabon4.799
105Laos4.796
106South Africa4.722
107Albania4.719
108Venezuela4.707
109Cambodia4.7
110Palestine4.696
111Senegal4.681
112Somalia4.668
113Namibia4.639
114Niger4.628
115Burkina Faso4.587
116Armenia4.559
117Iran4.548
118Guinea4.534
119Georgia4.519
120Gambia4.516
121Kenya4.509
122Mauritania4.49
123Mozambique4.466
124Tunisia4.461
125Bangladesh4.456
126Iraq4.437
127Democratic Republic of the Congo4.418
128Mali4.39
129Sierra Leone4.374
130Sri Lanka4.366
131Myanmar4.36
132Chad4.35
133Ukraine4.332
134Ethiopia4.286
135Eswatini4.212
136Uganda4.189
137Egypt4.166
138Zambia4.107
139Togo4.085
140India4.015
141Liberia3.975
142Comoros3.973
143Madagascar3.933
144Lesotho3.802
145Burundi3.775
146Zimbabwe3.663
147Haiti3.597
148Botswana3.488
149Syria3.462
150Malawi3.41
151Yemen3.38
152Rwanda3.334
153Tanzania3.231
154Afghanistan3.203
155Central African Republic3.083
156South Sudan2.853

 

Source: UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network and Ernesto Illy Foundation
Full report: 2019 World Happiness Report