Life satisfaction survey

scale 1-10, 1988–2020

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    1988 Ranking
    1. Mexico 7.97
    2. Finland 7.91
    3. Australia 7.90
    4. Hungary 6.93
    5. South Africa 6.79
    6. Argentina 6.77
    7. Japan 6.58
    8. South Korea 5.34
    2020 Ranking
    1. Kyrgyzstan 8.39
    2. Puerto Rico 8.37
    3. Colombia 8.20
    4. Mexico 8.15
    5. Iceland 8.03
    6. Vietnam 8.02
    7. Norway 7.99
    8. Tajikistan 7.96
    9. Switzerland 7.96
    10. Nicaragua 7.94
    11. Denmark 7.87
    12. Austria 7.85
    13. Finland 7.84
    14. Netherlands 7.82
    15. Ecuador 7.78
    16. Bosnia and Herzegovina 7.72
    17. United Kingdom 7.71
    18. Argentina 7.70
    19. Germany 7.67
    20. Slovenia 7.66
    21. Sweden 7.64
    22. Pakistan 7.63
    23. Peru 7.63
    24. Bangladesh 7.61
    25. Indonesia 7.56
    26. Poland 7.52
    27. Montenegro 7.52
    28. Andorra 7.52
    29. Guatemala 7.51
    30. Spain 7.50
    31. Brazil 7.50
    32. Croatia 7.46
    33. Bolivia 7.45
    34. Czech Republic 7.42
    35. Philippines 7.40
    36. China 7.35
    37. New Zealand 7.32
    38. Romania 7.30
    39. Slovakia 7.28
    40. Italy 7.27
    41. France 7.25
    42. United States 7.22
    43. Estonia 7.21
    44. Australia 7.21
    45. Burma (Myanmar) 7.20
    46. Albania 7.19
    47. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 7.15
    48. Hungary 7.12
    49. Taiwan 7.02
    50. Malaysia 6.99
    51. Chile 6.97
    52. Cyprus 6.90
    53. Jordan 6.87
    54. Kazakhstan 6.84
    55. Belarus 6.81
    56. South Korea 6.73
    57. Georgia 6.69
    58. Lebanon 6.68
    59. Hong Kong 6.66
    60. Serbia 6.66
    61. Japan 6.65
    62. Lithuania 6.58
    63. Thailand 6.57
    64. Turkey 6.50
    65. Macau 6.45
    66. Russia 6.39
    67. Armenia 6.34
    68. Azerbaijan 6.23
    69. Iran 6.19
    70. Greece 6.16
    71. Bulgaria 6.14
    72. Egypt 5.85
    73. Ethiopia 5.78
    74. Nigeria 5.58
    75. Tunisia 5.51
    76. Zimbabwe 4.95
    77. Iraq 4.47

    The life satisfaction survey is the average surveyed satisfaction rating on a scale of 1 to 10. Higher values connote more life satisfaction and lower values correspond to less life satisfaction.

    Source: World Values Survey