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

 

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