Share of people who say they are very happy or quite happy

percent, 1981–2020

Info Edit
Country1981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
Albania33.4035.3337.2739.2041.1343.0745.0046.9348.8750.8052.7354.6756.6058.5360.4762.4064.3366.2768.2070.1372.0774.00
Algeria75.50
Andorra92.5092.7492.9793.2193.4593.6893.9294.1594.3994.6394.8695.10
Argentina77.0076.9576.8976.8476.7876.7376.6876.6276.5776.5276.4676.4176.3576.3077.3678.4279.4880.5481.6082.2082.8083.4084.0084.6085.2085.8086.4087.0087.6087.3687.1286.8886.6486.4086.2886.1786.0585.9385.8285.70
Armenia54.8056.6158.4360.2462.0563.8765.6867.4969.3171.1272.9374.7576.5678.3780.1982.0082.1082.2082.3082.4082.5082.60
Australia94.8094.7794.7494.7294.6994.6694.6394.6194.5894.5594.5294.4994.4794.4494.4194.3894.3694.3394.3094.0393.7693.4993.2292.9592.6892.4192.1491.8791.6091.8092.0092.2092.4092.6092.1091.6091.1090.6090.1089.60
Azerbaijan76.6076.8777.1377.4077.6777.9378.2078.4778.7379.0079.2779.5379.8080.0780.3380.6080.5080.4080.3080.2080.1080.00
Bangladesh84.8085.0885.3685.6485.9286.2086.4986.7787.0587.3387.6187.8988.1788.4588.7389.0189.3089.5889.8690.1490.4290.70
Belarus43.8044.0244.2444.4644.6844.9046.1547.4148.6649.9151.1752.4253.6754.9356.1857.4358.6959.9461.1962.4563.7067.8371.9776.1080.2384.3788.50
Bosnia and Herzegovina79.1079.4879.8680.2480.6281.0081.3981.7782.1582.5382.9183.2983.6784.0584.4384.8185.2085.5885.9686.3486.7287.10
Brazil75.5076.4977.4978.4879.4780.4781.4682.4583.4584.4485.4386.4387.4288.4189.4190.4090.7291.0491.3691.6892.0091.5391.0790.6090.1389.6789.20
Bulgaria55.5055.5955.6855.7755.8655.9556.0456.1356.2256.3156.4056.7557.0957.4457.7858.1358.4758.8259.1659.5159.8560.20
Burkina Faso79.70
Canada95.20
Chile71.8073.3874.9676.5478.1279.7079.6879.6679.6479.6279.6079.5879.5679.5479.5279.5080.5081.5082.5083.5084.5084.2083.9083.6083.3083.0082.70
China66.6070.0073.4076.8080.2083.6082.9282.2481.5680.8880.2079.5278.8478.1677.4876.8078.3479.8881.4282.9684.5085.2385.9786.7087.4388.1788.90
Colombia84.3084.5684.8285.0885.3485.6085.8686.1286.3886.6486.9087.8288.7489.6690.5891.5091.1590.8090.4590.1089.7589.40
Croatia69.4069.9870.5671.1471.7272.3072.8973.4774.0574.6375.2175.7976.3776.9577.5378.1178.7079.2879.8680.4481.0281.60
Cyprus87.0085.9484.8883.8282.7681.7081.7381.7781.8081.8381.8781.90
Czech Republic72.6074.6276.6478.6680.6882.7082.9883.2583.5383.8084.0884.3684.6384.9185.1985.4685.7486.0186.2986.5786.8487.1287.4087.6787.9588.2288.50
Dominican Republic72.40
Ecuador93.0092.1591.3090.4589.6088.7587.90
Egypt83.1071.6860.2648.8437.4226.0033.6041.2048.8056.4064.0071.60
El Salvador92.00
Estonia63.7064.5765.4366.3067.1768.0368.9069.7770.6371.5072.3773.2374.1074.9775.8376.7077.9879.2780.5581.8383.1284.40
Ethiopia63.4065.5967.7869.9772.1674.3576.5578.7480.9383.1285.3187.50
Finland93.1092.9992.8992.7892.6892.5792.4792.3692.2692.1592.0491.9491.8391.7391.6291.5291.4191.3191.2091.2891.3691.4491.5291.6091.6891.7691.8491.9292.0091.7291.4491.1590.8790.5990.3190.0389.7589.4689.1888.90
France90.1090.1690.2390.2990.3590.4290.4890.5590.6190.6790.7490.80
Georgia65.2065.2965.3865.4765.5665.6565.7465.8365.9266.0166.1066.8067.5068.2068.9069.6071.1372.6774.2075.7377.2778.80
Germany80.5080.5780.6480.7180.7880.8580.9280.9981.0681.1381.2081.7682.3282.8883.4484.0084.4784.9385.4085.8786.3386.80
Ghana78.5078.9679.4279.8880.3480.80
Guatemala78.0079.1680.3381.4982.6583.8284.9886.1587.3188.4789.6490.80
Haiti83.50
Hong Kong83.6084.7085.8086.9088.0089.1087.6886.2784.8583.4382.0280.60
Hungary76.5076.5476.5976.6376.6876.7276.7776.8176.8676.9076.9476.9977.0377.0877.1277.1777.2177.2677.3077.1376.9676.7976.6276.4576.2876.1175.9475.7775.6076.1276.6477.1577.6778.1978.7179.2379.7580.2680.7881.30
India72.0072.7873.5674.3475.1275.9075.8475.7875.7275.6675.6075.5475.4875.4275.3675.3077.7280.1482.5684.9887.40
Indonesia92.1092.2592.4192.5692.7292.8793.0393.1893.3493.4993.6593.80
Iran79.4078.5077.6076.7075.8074.9074.0073.1072.2071.3070.4069.50
Iraq52.2055.3658.5261.6864.8468.0068.1868.3768.5568.7368.9269.10
Italy89.4088.7588.1187.4686.8286.1785.5384.8884.2483.5982.9582.30
Japan76.9076.9677.0277.0877.1577.2177.2777.3377.3977.4577.5277.5877.6477.7079.9682.2284.4886.7489.0088.8388.6688.4988.3288.1587.9887.8187.6487.4787.3087.1486.9886.8286.6686.5086.8087.1087.4087.7088.0088.30
Jordan86.9086.6886.4686.2486.0285.8085.9286.0386.1586.2786.3886.50
Kazakhstan88.5087.8387.1786.5085.8385.1784.50
Kuwait91.60
Kyrgyzstan95.9095.9095.9095.9095.9095.9095.90
Latvia68.80
Lebanon78.3079.6080.9082.2083.5084.8086.10
Libya87.50
Lithuania54.7055.6056.5157.4158.3259.2260.1361.0361.9462.8463.7564.6565.5666.4667.3768.2769.1870.0870.9971.8972.8073.70
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)62.3063.4764.6365.8066.9768.1369.3070.4771.6372.8073.9775.1376.3077.4778.6379.8080.9782.1383.3084.4785.6386.80
Malaysia94.8095.0495.2895.5295.7696.0094.2792.5390.8089.0787.3385.60
Mali82.60
Mexico79.2078.3177.4276.5275.6374.7473.8572.9572.0671.1770.2869.3868.4967.6068.0068.4068.8069.2069.6071.7173.8275.9378.0480.1582.2684.3786.4888.5990.7091.4292.1492.8693.5894.3093.9293.5393.1592.7792.3892.00
Moldova43.4044.0844.7645.4446.1246.8047.4848.1648.8449.5250.20
Montenegro69.2068.5067.8067.1066.4065.7065.0064.3063.6062.9062.2064.8767.5570.2272.8975.5678.2480.9183.5886.2588.9391.60
Morocco80.8080.3079.8079.3078.8078.30
Netherlands93.9093.6093.3093.0092.7092.4092.2792.1392.0091.8791.7391.60
New Zealand94.3094.5294.7494.9695.1895.4095.6295.8496.0696.2896.5095.6894.8694.0493.2292.4091.9391.4791.0090.5390.0789.60
Nigeria65.5069.2673.0276.7880.5484.3084.3384.3584.3884.4184.4384.4684.4984.5184.5484.5784.5984.6284.6584.6784.7082.6580.6078.5576.5074.4572.40
Norway94.3094.5094.7094.9095.1095.3095.5095.7095.9096.1096.3096.1095.9095.7095.5095.3095.1094.9094.7094.5094.3094.10
Pakistan79.1079.4779.8580.2280.5980.9781.3481.7182.0982.4682.8383.2183.5883.9584.3384.7085.4586.2086.9587.7088.4589.20
West Bank and Gaza74.40
Peru62.9063.3563.8064.2564.7065.1565.6066.0566.5066.9567.4069.1270.8472.5674.2876.0076.8077.6078.4079.2080.0080.80
Philippines92.4092.2092.0091.8091.6091.4091.2091.0090.8090.6090.4090.2090.0089.8089.6089.4089.7390.0790.4090.7391.0791.40
Poland87.6087.1486.6886.2285.7685.3085.5485.7886.0286.2686.5086.7486.9887.2287.4687.7088.6889.6690.6491.6292.6092.3292.0391.7591.4791.1890.90
Puerto Rico90.8090.7990.7790.7690.7490.7390.7190.7090.6990.6790.6690.6490.6390.6190.6090.5990.5790.5690.5490.5390.5190.50
Qatar98.00
Romania56.1056.0255.9455.8655.7855.7055.6255.5455.4655.3855.3058.0460.7863.5266.2669.0070.4871.9773.4574.9376.4277.90
Russia47.2047.8048.4049.0049.6050.2051.7553.3054.8556.4057.9559.5061.0562.6064.1565.7067.2268.7470.2671.7873.3074.3275.3376.3577.3778.3879.40
Rwanda85.4086.4087.4088.4089.4090.40
Serbia69.9069.1368.3667.5966.8266.0565.2864.5163.7462.9762.2063.7965.3866.9768.5670.1571.7573.3474.9376.5278.1179.70
Singapore93.00
Slovakia52.0055.8859.7663.6467.5271.4072.2373.0673.8974.7175.5476.3777.2078.0378.8679.6980.5181.3482.1783.0083.8384.6685.4986.3187.1487.9788.80
Slovenia73.8074.4075.0075.6076.2076.8077.4078.0078.6079.2079.8080.5081.2081.9082.6083.3083.3583.4083.4583.5083.5583.60
South Africa80.4079.3278.2377.1576.0674.9873.8972.8171.7270.6469.5568.4767.3866.3067.5268.7469.9671.1872.4072.9473.4874.0274.5675.1075.6476.1876.7277.2677.8077.5277.2476.9676.6876.40
South Korea75.2077.9280.6483.3686.0888.8088.6688.5288.3888.2488.1087.9687.8287.6887.5487.4087.9288.4488.9689.4890.0089.8589.7089.5589.4089.2589.10
Spain83.6084.1684.7285.2885.8486.4086.9687.5288.0888.6489.2089.7690.3290.8891.4492.0090.8889.7688.6487.5286.4086.8087.2087.6088.0088.4088.80
Sweden94.2094.1894.1794.1594.1394.1294.1094.0894.0794.0594.0394.0294.0093.9893.9793.9593.9393.9293.9094.1294.3494.5694.7895.0095.2295.4495.6695.8896.1095.8095.5095.2094.9094.6094.4794.3394.2094.0793.9393.80
Switzerland93.4093.4193.4193.4293.4393.4393.4493.4593.4593.4693.4793.4793.4893.4993.4993.5093.4593.4193.3693.3293.2793.2393.1893.1493.0993.0593.00
Taiwan90.6090.0589.5088.9588.4087.8587.3086.7586.2085.6585.1086.0687.0287.9888.9489.9090.0390.1790.3090.4390.5790.70
Thailand92.4092.5292.6492.7692.8893.0091.4089.8088.2086.6085.0083.40
Trinidad and Tobago86.8087.0487.2887.5287.7688.00
Tunisia79.3078.8578.4077.9577.5077.0576.60
Turkey81.0081.3481.6882.0282.3682.7083.0483.3883.7284.0684.4084.7485.0885.4285.7686.1085.6485.1884.7284.2683.8084.0084.2084.4084.6084.8085.00
Ukraine45.8048.6851.5654.4457.3260.2063.0865.9668.8471.7274.6073.3072.0070.7069.4068.10
United Kingdom90.6090.8891.1691.4491.7292.0092.2892.5692.8493.1293.4093.4093.4093.4093.4093.4093.4093.4093.4093.4093.4093.40
United States91.1091.2591.4091.5591.7091.8592.0092.1592.3092.4592.6092.7592.9093.0593.2093.3593.5093.6593.8093.7493.6893.6293.5693.5093.4493.3893.3293.2693.2092.4891.7691.0490.3289.6089.3789.1388.9088.6788.4388.20
Uruguay79.4080.0580.7081.3582.0082.6583.3083.9584.6085.2585.9085.9285.9485.9685.9886.00
Uzbekistan96.00
Venezuela92.60
Vietnam91.5092.0392.5593.0893.6194.1494.6695.1995.7296.2596.7797.30
Yemen72.10
Zambia51.60
Zimbabwe78.9074.4069.9065.4060.9056.4051.90

This data is compiled from the survey question, “Taking all things together, would you say you are: happy/very happy, or unhappy/very unhappy?” To allow for greater simplicity, we have combined happy and very happy, and unhappy and very unhappy.

Source: World Values Survey