Average level of social support

scale 0-1, 2005–2017

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    2005 Ranking
    1. United Kingdom 0.98
    2. Denmark 0.97
    3. Australia 0.97
    4. Germany 0.96
    5. Canada 0.96
    6. Spain 0.96
    7. Venezuela 0.96
    8. Sweden 0.95
    9. Netherlands 0.95
    10. France 0.94
    11. Belgium 0.94
    12. Hungary 0.93
    13. Japan 0.93
    14. Italy 0.93
    15. Poland 0.92
    16. Jordan 0.92
    17. Czech Republic 0.92
    18. Mexico 0.90
    19. Brazil 0.88
    20. Saudi Arabia 0.87
    21. Egypt 0.85
    22. Romania 0.84
    23. Greece 0.84
    24. Turkey 0.82
    25. Lebanon 0.80
    26. Iran 0.77
    27. Pakistan 0.59
    2017 Ranking
    1. Iceland 0.97
    2. Finland 0.96
    3. New Zealand 0.96
    4. Denmark 0.95
    5. Norway 0.95
    6. Australia 0.95
    7. Switzerland 0.95
    8. Ireland 0.94
    9. Uzbekistan 0.94
    10. Bulgaria 0.94
    11. Malta 0.94
    12. United Kingdom 0.94
    13. Netherlands 0.94
    14. Estonia 0.94
    15. France 0.93
    16. Slovenia 0.93
    17. Lithuania 0.93
    18. Mongolia 0.92
    19. Costa Rica 0.92
    20. Belgium 0.92
    21. United States 0.92
    22. Italy 0.92
    23. Trinidad and Tobago 0.92
    24. Israel 0.92
    25. Uruguay 0.91
    26. Sweden 0.91
    27. Kazakhstan 0.91
    28. Jamaica 0.91
    29. Slovakia 0.91
    30. Panama 0.91
    31. Mauritius 0.91
    32. Colombia 0.91
    33. Turkmenistan 0.91
    34. Argentina 0.91
    35. Austria 0.91
    36. Luxembourg 0.91
    37. Brazil 0.91
    38. Spain 0.90
    39. Czech Republic 0.90
    40. Belarus 0.90
    41. Portugal 0.90
    42. Singapore 0.90
    43. Russia 0.90
    44. Latvia 0.90
    45. Dominican Republic 0.89
    46. Germany 0.89
    47. Taiwan 0.89
    48. Serbia 0.88
    49. Kyrgyzstan 0.88
    50. Poland 0.88
    51. Japan 0.88
    52. Montenegro 0.88
    53. Chile 0.88
    54. Hungary 0.88
    55. Thailand 0.88
    56. Bahrain 0.88
    57. Turkey 0.88
    58. South Africa 0.87
    59. Ukraine 0.86
    60. Kuwait 0.85
    61. Philippines 0.85
    62. Ecuador 0.85
    63. Honduras 0.84
    64. Saudi Arabia 0.84
    65. Nicaragua 0.84
    66. United Arab Emirates 0.84
    67. Hong Kong 0.83
    68. Moldova 0.83
    69. Peru 0.83
    70. El Salvador 0.83
    71. Namibia 0.83
    72. Guatemala 0.83
    73. West Bank and Gaza 0.82
    74. Sri Lanka 0.82
    75. Libya 0.82
    76. Cyprus 0.82
    77. Nepal 0.82
    78. Jordan 0.82
    79. Romania 0.81
    80. Gabon 0.81
    81. South Korea 0.81
    82. Algeria 0.81
    83. Mexico 0.80
    84. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 0.80
    85. Indonesia 0.80
    86. Burma (Myanmar) 0.80
    87. Kosovo 0.79
    88. Yemen 0.79
    89. Azerbaijan 0.79
    90. Burkina Faso 0.79
    91. Mauritania 0.78
    92. Bolivia 0.78
    93. Lebanon 0.78
    94. Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.78
    95. China 0.77
    96. Croatia 0.77
    97. Botswana 0.77
    98. Cambodia 0.77
    99. Zimbabwe 0.75
    100. Greece 0.75
    101. Zambia 0.74
    102. Senegal 0.74
    103. Mali 0.74
    104. Uganda 0.74
    105. Ethiopia 0.73
    106. Nigeria 0.73
    107. Tunisia 0.72
    108. Kenya 0.72
    109. Iran 0.71
    110. Bangladesh 0.71
    111. Laos 0.71
    112. Tanzania 0.71
    113. Armenia 0.70
    114. Iraq 0.70
    115. Cameroon 0.70
    116. Pakistan 0.69
    117. Liberia 0.69
    118. Mozambique 0.68
    119. Congo (Kinshasa) 0.67
    120. Ghana 0.67
    121. Tajikistan 0.66
    122. Chad 0.66
    123. Ivory Coast 0.66
    124. Congo (Brazzaville) 0.66
    125. Sierra Leone 0.65
    126. Haiti 0.65
    127. Morocco 0.64
    128. Albania 0.64
    129. Egypt 0.64
    130. Guinea 0.63
    131. Madagascar 0.63
    132. India 0.61
    133. Georgia 0.59
    134. Niger 0.58
    135. South Sudan 0.56
    136. Malawi 0.56
    137. Togo 0.51
    138. Afghanistan 0.49
    139. Benin 0.44
    140. Central African Republic 0.32

    Social support (or having someone to count on in times of trouble) is the national average of the binary responses (either 0 or 1) to the Gallup World Poll question “If you were in trouble, do you have relatives or friends you can count on to help you whenever you need them, or not?”

    Source: World Happiness Report