Switzerland is the Happiest Country in the World

Switzerland is named the happiest country in the world 

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Switzerland is named the happiest country in the world 

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It is not easy to measure happiness, but the UK-based prescription assistance and resource platform has come up with a set of happiness indicators including overall quality of life, life expectancy, property affordability, safety factor and corruption perceptions to find out how happy we are as a population.

Switzerland is the happiest country

Switzerland took first place among the happiest countries in the world, with a score of 8.84 on the happiness scale. The country achieved a very high score in terms of quality of life in particular. In addition, Switzerland had one of the longest-lived populations in the study with the average life expectancy of 83.70 years.

Happy North

Denmark is close behind in second place with an overall score of 8.76. According to the report, the country performed well in all areas but the most important thing was the affordability of real estate for the people who live and work in the country. With a score of 8.60, Finland is the third happiest country with a very high safety rating and good life expectancy. New Zealand and Germany are also among the top 10 – in ninth and tenth place.

Top 10 happiest countries in the world:

  1. Switzerland
  2. Denmark
  3. Finland
  4. Netherlands
  5. Iceland
  6. Norway
  7. Austria
  8. Luxembourg
  9. New Zealand
  10. Germany