Afghanistan, Lebanon, Zimbabwe, Rwanda and Botswana are the least happy. The World Happiness Report, published by Sustainable Development Solutions Network, a United Nations non-profit, marks its 10th year in 2022. For the fifth straight year, Finland has been ranked as the happiest country in the world.
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Which country is No 1 in world?
United States. The United States of America is a North American nation that is the world's most dominant economic and military power. Likewise, its cultural imprint spans the world, led in large part by its popular culture expressed in music, movies and television.
The U.S. now ranks as the 16th happiest country in the world, lagging just behind Ireland, Germany and Canada. That's a three-spot gain from last year, when the U.S. was 19th. The U.S. now ranks above countries like the United Kingdom, Czechia, Belgium and France in an array of happiness metrics.
In the 2022 index, New Zealand is ranked most free overall, while North Korea is last. Hong Kong was ranked most free in economic liberty, while Norway was ranked most free in the social liberty category.
The most dangerous countries to visit in 2022 are Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Iraq, Libya, Mali, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria and Yemen according to the latest Travel Risk Map, an interactive tool produced by security specialists at International SOS.
The happiness index, calculated as the difference between shares of happy and unhappy people, reached 18 percent in Russia in 2021, down from 51 points in 2016. To compare, an average of 44 countries surveyed worldwide was measured at 43 percent in 2021, having increased from the previous year.
Sweden's benefits are the best in the world, they include five weeks of paid vacations, 480 parental leave for each child and for most days they even get 80% of their salaries. Money is a big part of happiness and the more money people have, the more they can enhance the experience they get in a life time.
Another important factor related to happiness is health, and the health status in Iceland is quite good compared to other countries. We have the lowest infant mortality rate in the world and one of the highest life expectancies; the majority of citizens have access to good-quality health care.
The index rates countries on a scale from 10 (freest) to 0 (least free). In 2012, the freest countries/regions were New Zealand (8.88), Switzerland (8.82), and Hong Kong SAR, (8.81). Least free were Syria (3.79), Venezuela (3.80), and Yemen (4.30).
Matthieu Ricard, a 66-year old Tibetan monk and geneticist, produces brain gamma waves—linked to consciousness, attention, learning and memory—never before reported in neuroscience, leading researchers to conclude that Ricard is the world's happiest man.
Based on numerous research studies and surveys, Finland is considered the "happiest country in the world." A recent study from the University of Helsinkifound a big reason why young Finnish people are so content: they make a point of spending time enjoying the great outdoors.
Mexico ranked 46th in the ranking of the happiest countries produced by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). This document analyzes data from global surveys on how people evaluate their own lives.
China had in 2020-21 surpassed the United States becoming the wealthiest nation in the world, according to a report released by McKinsey & Co. The report was published after examining the national balance sheets of ten countries having over 60% of the global income.