Norwegians have more reason than ever to celebrate international day of happiness. He won 4th place for the last 2 years, Norway jumped on the 3-position and ousted three-time winner of Denmark for the first time to win the title of "happiest country of the world."
This year, Denmark dropped to 2nd place, followed by Iceland, Switzerland, Finland, Netherlands, Canada, New Zealand and Australia and Sweden (which took the 9th place), according to the latest world report on happiness. Denmark won the title 3 out of 4 times, when it was released report, while Switzerland won the title only 1 time.
The USA took 14th place, reducing one seat from last year. Germany took 16 th place 2 years in a row, and the UK has risen 4 places to 19th, Russia has risen on 7 positions to the 49th place. Japan has moved 2 places to 51st, while China climbed 4 places up to 79th.
According to a survey of 155 countries, the people of the Central African Republic are dissatisfied with their lives, it is Burundi (154) Tanzania (153), Syria (152) and Rwanda (151).
Real gross domestic product per capita is one of the key indicators, the report says. The report's authors argue that some of them - generosity, healthy life expectancy, the ability to count on someone, the freedom of choice of life and freedom from corruption. This is the best measurement of human well-being than the analysis of education, good governance, health, income and poverty separately.
As shown by many countries, this report suggests that happiness is the result of creating a solid social foundations, it is time to build social trust and lead a healthy lifestyle, not weapons or walls.
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