Denmark is the Happiest Country in the World!

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Okay everyone. It’s time to pack up all your stuff… we’re moving to Denmark or Norway? Why? Well, according to the 2013 World Happiness Report, the United States ranks 17, Canada ranks 6 and the United Kingdom ranks 22. And, if you don’t live in one of these countries, take a look to see where your country ranks among the top 156. So, everyone wants to know what’s the unhappiest place to live?? Drum roll please… it’s, it’s, well, it’s Togo! You knew it all along didn’t you? If you’d like to read the very long report as to why these countries rank the way they do, here’s the official link. And, if you do read it, please report back to us and let us know what you think of this list and the report itself. Does it make sense to you?

Counting down from worst to first…

156. Togo (2.936)

155. Benin (3.528)
154. Central African Republic (3.623)
153. Burundi (3.706)
152. Rwanda (3.715)
151. Tanzania (3.770)
150. Guinea (3.847)
149. Comoros (3.851)
148. Syria (3.892)
147. Senegal (3.959)
146. Madagascar (3.966)
145. Botswana (3.970)
144. Bulgaria (3.981)
143. Afghanistan (4.040)
142. Yemen (4.054)
141. Chad (4.056)
140. Cambodia (4.067)
139. Malawi (4.113)
138. Gabon (4.114)
137. Sri Lanka (4.151)
136. Niger (4.152)
135. Nepal (4.156)
134. Georgia (4.187)
133. Liberia (4.196)
132. Mali (4.247)
131. Burkina Faso (4.259)
130. Egypt (4.273)
129. Congo (Brazzaville) (4.297)
128. Armenia (4.316)
127. Sierra Leone (4.318)
126. Haiti (4.341)
125. Tajikistan (4.380)
124. Sudan (4.401)
123. Kenya (4.403)
122. Cameroon (4.420)
121. Myanmar (4.439)
120. Uganda (4.443)
119. Ethiopia (4.561)
118. Macedonia (4.574)
117. Congo (Kinshasa) (4.578)
116. Azerbaijan (4.604)
115. Iran (4.643)
114. Djibouti (4.690)
113. Palestinian Territories (4.700)
112. Mauritania (4.758)
111. India (4.772)
110. Hungary (4.775)
109. Laos (4.787)
108. Bangladesh (4.804)
107. Bosnia and Herzegovina (4.813)
106. Serbia (4.813)
105. Iraq (4.817)
104. Tunisia (4.826)
103. Zimbabwe (4.827)
102. Mongolia (4.834)
100. Swaziland (4.867)
99. Morocco (4.885)
98. Lesotho (4.898)
97. Lebanon (4.931)
96. South Africa (4.963)
94. Mozambique (4.971)
93. China (4.978)
92. Philippines (4.985)
91. Zambia (5.006)
90. Romania (5.033)
89. Kyrgyzstan (5.042)
88. Latvia (5.046)
87. Ukraine (5.057)
86. Ghana (5.091)
85. Portugal (5.101)
84. Honduras (5.142)
83. Kosovo (5.222)
82. Nigeria (5.248)
81. Pakistan (5.292)
80. Montenegro (5.299)
79. Bahrain (5.312)
78. Libya (5.340)
77. Turkey (5.345)
76. Indonesia (5.348)
75. Jamaica (5.374)
74. Jordan (5.414)
73. Algeria (5.422)
72. Estonia (5.426)
71. Lithuania (5.426)
70. Greece (5.435)
69. North Cyprus (5.463)
68. Russia (5.464)
67. Mauritius (5.477)
66. Belarus (5.504)
65. Nicaragua (5.507)
64. Hong Kong (5.523)
63. Vietnam (5.533)
62. Albania (5.550)
61. Angola (5.589)
60. Uzbekistan (5.623)
59. Turkmenistan (5.628)
58. Croatia (5.661)
57. Kazakhstan (5.671)
56. Malaysia (5.760)
55. Peru (5.776)
54. Paraguay (5.779)
53. Moldova (5.791)
52. El Salvador (5.809)
51. Poland (5.822
50. Bolivia (5.857)
49. Ecuador (5.865)
48. Malta (5.964)
47. Guatemala (5.965)
46. Slovakia (5.969)
45. Italy (6.021)
44. Slovenia (6.060)
43. Japan (6.064)
42. Taiwan (6.221)
41. South Korea (6.267)
40. Suriname (6.269)
39. Czech Republic (6.290)
38. Spain (6.322)
37. Uruguay (6.355)
36. Thailand (6.371)
35. Colombia (6.416)
34. Cyprus (6.466)
33. Saudi Arabia (6.480)
32. Kuwait (6.515)
31. Trinidad and Tobago (6.519)
30. Singapore (6.546)
29. Argentina (6.562)
28. Chile (6.587)
27. Qatar (6.666)
26. Germany (6.672)
25. France (6.764)
24. Brazil (6.849)
23. Oman (6.853)
22. United Kingdom (6.883)
21. Belgium (6.967)
20. Venezuela (7.039)
19. Luxembourg (7.054)
18. Ireland (7.076)
17. United States (7.082)
16. Mexico (7.088)
15. Panama (7.143)
14. United Arab Emirates (7.144)
13. New Zealand (7.221)
12. Costa Rica (7.257)
11. Israel (7.301)
10. Australia (7.350)
9. Iceland (7.355)
8. Austria (7.369)
7. Finland (7.389)
6. Canada (7.477)
5. Sweden (7.480)
4. Netherlands (7.512)
3. Switzerland (7.650)
2. Norway (7.655)
1. Denmark (7.693)
Base country (1.977) + residual Explained by: GDP per capita Explained by: social support
Explained by: healthy life expectancy Explained by: freedom to make life choices Explained by: generosity
Explained by: perceptions of corruption

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