Top 10 Happiest Countries in the World

According to World Happiness Report 2017, globally 155 countries were ranked on Happiness Index. It is calculated based on parameter such as GDP per Capita, social support, healthy life expectancy, freedom to make life choices, generosity and perception of corruption. Interesting to see the list of Top 10 Happiest Countries in the World

Norway is the happiest country in the world with score of 7.537. Norway jumped to top position from 4th place last year. Denmark which was at the top is now at 2nd position with score 7.522. Another European nation Iceland maintains 3rd position with 7.504. Switzerland slipped to 4th from 2nd with score of 7.494 while Finland remains at 5th like previous year with score of 7.469. Netherlands is at 6th with 7.377 exchanging position with Canada who is now 7th with 7.316. New Zealand (7.314), Australia (7.284) and Sweden (7.284) maintains 8th, 9th and 10th position respectively.

Importantly, none of the Asian or African nation feature in list of Top 10 Happiest Countries in the World. China is at 79th place with 5.273 while India ranked 122th out of 155 countries with score of 4.315. Even Japan is poor 51st ranked with 5.920 and South Korea 56th scoring 5.838. Clearly, population is adversely affecting happiness of the nation.

Following is the list of Top 10 Happiest Countries in the World

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