The Happiest Countries in the World

Source: 7th World Happiness Report Published: March 2019

Source: 7th World Happiness Report
Published: March 2019

The Happiest Countries in the World

Circulated: September 18, 2019

The first World Happiness Report was published in April 2012, in support of a UN meeting on happiness and well-being. The rankings of national happiness are based on a survey where respondents from 156 countries are asked to rate their own lives from 0 (the worst possible life) to 10 (best possible life).

  1. Finland

  2. Denmark

  3. Norway

  4. Iceland

  5. Netherlands

  6. Switzerland

  7. Sweden

  8. New Zealand

  9. Canada

  10. Austria

  11. Australia

  12. Israel

  13. Luxembourg

  14. United Kingdom

  15. Ireland

  16. Germany

  17. Belgium

  18. United States