World Happiness Report

scale 1-10, 2013–2017

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    2013 Ranking
    1. Denmark 7.69
    2. Northern Cyprus 7.66
    3. Switzerland 7.65
    4. Nepal 7.51
    5. Canada 7.48
    6. Sweden 7.48
    7. Finland 7.39
    8. Austria 7.37
    9. Iceland 7.36
    10. Australia 7.35
    11. Israel 7.30
    12. Costa Rica 7.26
    13. Netherlands 7.22
    14. United Arab Emirates 7.14
    15. Panama 7.14
    16. Mexico 7.09
    17. Ireland 7.08
    18. United States 7.08
    19. Luxembourg 7.05
    20. Venezuela 7.04
    21. Belgium 6.97
    22. United Kingdom 6.88
    23. Brazil 6.85
    24. Norway 6.85
    25. France 6.76
    26. Qatar 6.67
    27. Germany 6.67
    28. Chile 6.59
    29. Argentina 6.56
    30. Singapore 6.55
    31. Trinidad and Tobago 6.52
    32. Kuwait 6.52
    33. Saudi Arabia 6.48
    34. Cyprus 6.47
    35. Colombia 6.42
    36. Thailand 6.37
    37. Uruguay 6.36
    38. South Sudan 6.32
    39. Czech Republic 6.29
    40. Sudan 6.27
    41. South Africa 6.27
    42. Taiwan 6.22
    43. Slovenia 6.06
    44. Japan 6.06
    45. Italy 6.02
    46. Guatemala 5.97
    47. Slovakia 5.97
    48. Malta 5.96
    49. Ecuador 5.87
    50. Bolivia 5.86
    51. Poland 5.82
    52. El Salvador 5.81
    53. Moldova 5.79
    54. Paraguay 5.78
    55. Peru 5.78
    56. Malaysia 5.76
    57. Kazakhstan 5.67
    58. Croatia 5.66
    59. Turkmenistan 5.63
    60. Uzbekistan 5.62
    61. Angola 5.59
    62. Albania 5.55
    63. Vietnam 5.53
    64. Hong Kong 5.52
    65. New Zealand 5.51
    66. Belarus 5.50
    67. Mauritius 5.48
    68. Nigeria 5.46
    69. Russia 5.46
    70. Greece 5.44
    71. Lithuania 5.43
    72. Estonia 5.43
    73. Algeria 5.42
    74. Jordan 5.41
    75. Jamaica 5.37
    76. Turkey 5.35
    77. Indonesia 5.35
    78. Libya 5.34
    79. Bahrain 5.31
    80. Montenegro 5.30
    81. Pakistan 5.29
    82. Niger 5.25
    83. Kosovo 5.22
    84. Honduras 5.14
    85. Portugal 5.10
    86. Ghana 5.09
    87. Ukraine 5.06
    88. Latvia 5.05
    89. Kyrgyzstan 5.04
    90. Romania 5.03
    91. Zambia 5.01
    92. Philippines 4.99
    93. China 4.98
    94. Mozambique 4.97
    95. Dominican Republic 4.96
    96. Somaliland 4.96
    97. Lebanon 4.93
    98. Lesotho 4.90
    99. Morocco 4.89
    100. Suriname 4.87
    101. Somalia 4.85
    102. Mongolia 4.83
    103. Zimbabwe 4.83
    104. Tunisia 4.83
    105. Iraq 4.82
    106. Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.81
    107. Serbia 4.81
    108. Bangladesh 4.80
    109. Laos 4.79
    110. Hungary 4.78
    111. India 4.77
    112. Mauritania 4.76
    113. West Bank and Gaza 4.70
    114. Djibouti 4.69
    115. Iran 4.64
    116. Azerbaijan 4.60
    117. Congo (Kinshasa) 4.58
    118. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 4.57
    119. Ethiopia 4.56
    120. Burma (Myanmar) 4.44
    121. Uganda 4.44
    122. Cameroon 4.42
    123. Kenya 4.40
    124. Sri Lanka 4.40
    125. Tajikistan 4.38
    126. Haiti 4.34
    127. Sierra Leone 4.32
    128. Armenia 4.32
    129. Congo (Brazzaville) 4.30
    130. Egypt 4.27
    131. Burkina Faso 4.26
    132. Mali 4.25
    133. Liberia 4.20
    134. Georgia 4.19
    135. Namibia 4.16
    136. Nicaragua 4.15
    137. Spain 4.15
    138. Gabon 4.11
    139. Malawi 4.11
    140. Cambodia 4.07
    141. Chad 4.06
    142. Yemen 4.05
    143. Afghanistan 4.04
    144. Bulgaria 3.98
    145. Madagascar 3.97
    146. Botswana 3.97
    147. Senegal 3.96
    148. Syria 3.89
    149. Comoros 3.85
    150. Guinea 3.85
    151. Tanzania 3.77
    152. Rwanda 3.72
    153. Burundi 3.71
    154. Central African Republic 3.62
    155. Benin 3.53
    156. Togo 2.94
    2017 Ranking
    1. Norway 7.54
    2. Denmark 7.52
    3. Iceland 7.50
    4. Switzerland 7.49
    5. Finland 7.47
    6. Netherlands 7.38
    7. Canada 7.32
    8. New Zealand 7.31
    9. Australia 7.28
    10. Sweden 7.28
    11. Israel 7.21
    12. Costa Rica 7.08
    13. Austria 7.01
    14. United States 6.99
    15. Ireland 6.98
    16. Germany 6.95
    17. Belgium 6.89
    18. Luxembourg 6.86
    19. United Kingdom 6.71
    20. Chile 6.65
    21. United Arab Emirates 6.65
    22. Brazil 6.64
    23. Czech Republic 6.61
    24. Argentina 6.60
    25. Mexico 6.58
    26. Singapore 6.57
    27. Malta 6.53
    28. Uruguay 6.45
    29. Guatemala 6.45
    30. Panama 6.45
    31. France 6.44
    32. Thailand 6.42
    33. Taiwan 6.42
    34. Spain 6.40
    35. Qatar 6.38
    36. Colombia 6.36
    37. Saudi Arabia 6.34
    38. Trinidad and Tobago 6.17
    39. Kuwait 6.11
    40. Slovakia 6.10
    41. Bahrain 6.09
    42. Malaysia 6.08
    43. Nicaragua 6.07
    44. Ecuador 6.01
    45. El Salvador 6.00
    46. Poland 5.97
    47. Uzbekistan 5.97
    48. Italy 5.96
    49. Russia 5.96
    50. Belize 5.96
    51. Japan 5.92
    52. Lithuania 5.90
    53. Algeria 5.87
    54. Latvia 5.85
    55. Moldova 5.84
    56. South Korea 5.84
    57. Romania 5.83
    58. Bolivia 5.82
    59. Turkmenistan 5.82
    60. Kazakhstan 5.82
    61. Northern Cyprus 5.81
    62. Slovenia 5.76
    63. Peru 5.72
    64. Mauritius 5.63
    65. Cyprus 5.62
    66. Estonia 5.61
    67. Belarus 5.57
    68. Libya 5.53
    69. Turkey 5.50
    70. Paraguay 5.49
    71. Hong Kong 5.47
    72. Philippines 5.43
    73. Serbia 5.40
    74. Jordan 5.34
    75. Hungary 5.32
    76. Jamaica 5.31
    77. Croatia 5.29
    78. Kosovo 5.28
    79. China 5.27
    80. Pakistan 5.27
    81. Indonesia 5.26
    82. Venezuela 5.25
    83. Montenegro 5.24
    84. Morocco 5.24
    85. Azerbaijan 5.23
    86. Dominican Republic 5.23
    87. Greece 5.23
    88. Lebanon 5.23
    89. Portugal 5.20
    90. Bosnia and Herzegovina 5.18
    91. Honduras 5.18
    92. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 5.18
    93. Somalia 5.15
    94. Vietnam 5.07
    95. Nigeria 5.07
    96. Tajikistan 5.04
    97. Bhutan 5.01
    98. Kyrgyzstan 5.00
    99. Nepal 4.96
    100. Mongolia 4.96
    101. South Africa 4.83
    102. Tunisia 4.81
    103. West Bank and Gaza 4.78
    104. Egypt 4.74
    105. Bulgaria 4.71
    106. Sierra Leone 4.71
    107. Cameroon 4.70
    108. Iran 4.69
    109. Albania 4.64
    110. Bangladesh 4.61
    111. Namibia 4.57
    112. Kenya 4.55
    113. Mozambique 4.55
    114. Burma (Myanmar) 4.55
    115. Senegal 4.54
    116. Zambia 4.51
    117. Iraq 4.50
    118. Gabon 4.47
    119. Ethiopia 4.46
    120. Sri Lanka 4.44
    121. Armenia 4.38
    122. India 4.32
    123. Mauritania 4.29
    124. Congo (Brazzaville) 4.29
    125. Georgia 4.29
    126. Congo (Kinshasa) 4.28
    127. Mali 4.19
    128. Ivory Coast 4.18
    129. Cambodia 4.17
    130. Sudan 4.14
    131. Ghana 4.12
    132. Ukraine 4.10
    133. Uganda 4.08
    134. Burkina Faso 4.03
    135. Niger 4.03
    136. Malawi 3.97
    137. Chad 3.94
    138. Zimbabwe 3.88
    139. Lesotho 3.81
    140. Angola 3.80
    141. Afghanistan 3.79
    142. Botswana 3.77
    143. Benin 3.66
    144. Madagascar 3.64
    145. Haiti 3.60
    146. Yemen 3.59
    147. South Sudan 3.59
    148. Liberia 3.53
    149. Guinea 3.51
    150. Togo 3.50
    151. Rwanda 3.47
    152. Syria 3.46
    153. Tanzania 3.35
    154. Burundi 2.91
    155. Central African Republic 2.69

    Average national values for answers to the Cantril ladder question asking respondents to value their lives today on a 0 to 10 scale, with the worst possible life as a 0 and the best possible life as a 10.

    Source: World Happiness Report