Switzerland led the third annual World happiness Index Happiness, compiled by the Network of United Nations decisions in the field of sustainable development.
Switzerland is followed by Iceland, Denmark, Norway and Canada, reports the BBC.
Russia is at 64, beating, among others, Greece, Hungary, Estonia, Portugal and Ukraine (she's on 111th place), but yielding, for example, Kazakhstan and Belarus. The Togolese Republic, Burundi, Benin, Rwanda and the Syrian Arab Republic completing the list. Chart, based on the results of a large-scale study from the Gallup World Poll, take into account variables such as GDP per head of population, life expectancy, the level of bribery and social freedoms." A growing sense of satisfaction is considered as an adequate method of measuring social progress and challenge public policy, " the report said." The rapidly increasing number of national local authorities, which take into account information about the level of happiness in their policy to give people the opportunity to live better."" Power measure sense of well-being and applied research on life satisfaction as a guide for the creation of public spaces and the provision of public services, " the authors report. The first time the happiness chart was compiled in 2012. In early April, the study recorded for the period from January this year, a significant increase in the level of confidence of the citizens of Russia, although the current situation they estimate lower than in January 2015. In the early winter of last year polls said that the optimism of the citizens of Russia in 2014 was the highest for 3 years. The happiness index in Russia for the last year added five points and reached a 25-year peak (64 points).