World Happiness Report

The World Happiness Report is an annual publication of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network. It contains articles, and rankings of national happiness based on respondent ratings of their own lives

The 2019 report features the happiness score averaged over the years 2016–2018. As per the 2019 Happiness Index, Finland is the happiest country in the world. DenmarkNorwayIceland and Netherlands hold the next top positions. The report was published on 20 March 2019 by UN. The full report can be read at 2019 Report. The World Happiness Report is a landmark survey of the state of global happiness

Overall rankCountry or regionScoreGDP per capitaSocial supportHealthy life expectancyFreedom to make life choicesGenerosityPerceptions of corruption
1 Finland7.7691.3401.5870.9860.5960.1530.393
2 Denmark7.6001.3831.5730.9960.5920.2520.410
3 Norway7.5541.4881.5821.0280.6030.2710.341
4 Iceland7.4941.3801.6241.0260.5910.3540.118
5 Netherlands7.4881.3961.5220.9990.5570.3220.298
6  Switzerland7.4801.4521.5261.0520.5720.2630.343
7 Sweden7.3431.3871.4871.0090.5740.2670.373
8 New Zealand7.3071.3031.5571.0260.5850.3300.380
9 Canada7.2781.3651.5051.0390.5840.2850.308
10 Austria7.2461.3761.4751.0160.5320.2440.226
11 Australia7.2281.3721.5481.0360.5570.3320.290
12 Costa Rica7.1671.0341.4410.9630.5580.1440.093
13 Israel7.1391.2761.4551.0290.3710.2610.082
14 Luxembourg7.0901.6091.4791.0120.5260.1940.316
15 United Kingdom7.0541.3331.5380.9960.4500.3480.278
16 Ireland7.0211.4991.5530.9990.5160.2980.310
17 Germany6.9851.3731.4540.9870.4950.2610.265
18 Belgium6.9231.3561.5040.9860.4730.1600.210
19 United States of America6.8921.4331.4570.8740.4540.2800.128
20 Czech Republic6.8521.2691.4870.9200.4570.0460.036
21 United Arab Emirates6.8251.5031.3100.8250.5980.2620.182
22 Malta6.7261.3001.5200.9990.5640.3750.151
23 Mexico6.5951.0701.3230.8610.4330.0740.073
24 France6.5921.3241.4721.0450.4360.1110.183
25 Taiwan6.4461.3681.4300.9140.3510.2420.097
26 Chile6.4441.1591.3690.9200.3570.1870.056
27 Guatemala6.4360.8001.2690.7460.5350.1750.078
28 Saudi Arabia6.3751.4031.3570.7950.4390.0800.132
29 Qatar6.3741.6841.3130.8710.5550.2200.167
30 Spain6.3541.2861.4841.0620.3620.1530.079
31 Panama6.3211.1491.4420.9100.5160.1090.054
32 Brazil6.3001.0041.4390.8020.3900.0990.086
33 Uruguay6.2931.1241.4650.8910.5230.1270.150
34 Singapore6.2621.5721.4631.1410.5560.2710.453
35 El Salvador6.2530.7941.2420.7890.4300.0930.074
36 Italy6.2231.2941.4881.0390.2310.1580.030
37 Bahrain6.1991.3621.3680.8710.5360.2550.110
38 Slovakia6.1981.2461.5040.8810.3340.1210.014
39 Trinidad & Tobago6.1921.2311.4770.7130.4890.1850.016
40 Poland6.1821.2061.4380.8840.4830.1170.050
41 Uzbekistan6.1740.7451.5290.7560.6310.3220.240
42 Lithuania6.1491.2381.5150.8180.2910.0430.042
43 Colombia6.1250.9851.4100.8410.4700.0990.034
44 Slovenia6.1181.2581.5230.9530.5640.1440.057
45 Nicaragua6.1050.6941.3250.8350.4350.2000.127
46 Kosovo6.1000.8821.2320.7580.4890.2620.006
47 Argentina6.0861.0921.4320.8810.4710.0660.050
48 Romania6.0701.1621.2320.8250.4620.0830.005
49 Cyprus6.0461.2631.2231.0420.4060.1900.041
50 Ecuador6.0280.9121.3120.8680.4980.1260.087
51 Kuwait6.0111.0501.4090.8280.5570.3590.028
52 Thailand6.0081.0501.4090.8280.5570.3590.028
53 Latvia5.9401.1871.4650.8120.2640.0750.064
54 South Korea5.8951.3011.2191.0360.1590.1750.056
55 Estonia5.8931.2371.5280.8740.4950.1030.161
56 Jamaica5.8900.8311.4780.8310.4900.1070.028
57 Mauritius5.8881.1201.4020.7980.4980.2150.060
58 Japan5.8861.3271.4191.0880.4450.0690.140
59 Honduras5.8600.6421.2360.8280.5070.2460.078
60 Kazakhstan5.8091.1731.5080.7290.4100.1460.096
61 Bolivia5.7790.7761.2090.7060.5110.1370.064
62 Hungary5.7581.2011.4100.8280.1990.0810.020
63 Paraguay5.7430.8551.4750.7770.5140.1840.080
64 Northern Cyprus5.7181.2631.2521.0420.4170.1910.162
65 Peru5.6970.9601.2740.8540.4550.0830.027
66 Portugal5.6931.2211.4310.9990.5080.0470.025
67 Pakistan5.6530.6770.8860.5350.3130.2200.098
68 Russia5.6481.1831.4520.7260.3340.0820.031
69 Philippines5.6310.8071.2930.6570.5580.1170.107
70 Serbia5.6031.0041.3830.8540.2820.1370.039
71 Moldova5.5290.6851.3280.7390.2450.1810.000
72 Libya5.5251.0441.3030.6730.4160.1330.152
73 Montenegro5.5231.0511.3610.8710.1970.1420.080
74 Tajikistan5.4670.4931.0980.7180.3890.2300.144
75 Croatia5.4321.1551.2660.9140.2960.1190.022
76 Hong Kong5.4301.4381.2771.1220.4400.2580.287
77 Dominican Republic5.4251.0151.4010.7790.4970.1130.101
78 Bosnia and Herzegovina5.3860.9451.2120.8450.2120.2630.006
79 Turkey5.3731.1831.3600.8080.1950.0830.106
80 Malaysia5.3391.2211.1710.8280.5080.2600.024
81 Belarus5.3231.0671.4650.7890.2350.0940.142
82 Greece5.2871.1811.1560.9990.0670.0000.034
83 Mongolia5.2850.9481.5310.6670.3170.2350.038
84 North Macedonia5.2740.9831.2940.8380.3450.1850.034
85 Nigeria5.2650.6961.1110.2450.4260.2150.041
86 Kyrgyzstan5.2610.5511.4380.7230.5080.3000.023
87 Turkmenistan5.2471.0521.5380.6570.3940.2440.028
88 Algeria5.2111.0021.1600.7850.0860.0730.114
89 Morocco5.2080.8010.7820.7820.4180.0360.076
90 Azerbaijan5.2081.0431.1470.7690.3510.0350.182
91 Lebanon5.1970.9871.2240.8150.2160.1660.027
92 Indonesia5.1920.9311.2030.6600.4910.4980.028
93 China5.1911.0291.1250.8930.5210.0580.100
94 Vietnam5.1750.7411.3460.8510.5430.1470.073
95 Bhutan5.0820.8131.3210.6040.4570.3700.167
96 Cameroon5.0440.5490.9100.3310.3810.1870.037
97 Bulgaria5.0111.0921.5130.8150.3110.0810.004
98 Ghana4.9960.6110.8680.4860.3810.2450.040
99 Ivory Coast4.9440.5690.8080.2320.3520.1540.090
100   Nepal4.9130.4461.2260.6770.4390.2850.089
101 Jordan4.9060.8371.2250.8150.3830.1100.130
102 Benin4.8830.3930.4370.3970.3490.1750.082
103 Congo (Brazzaville)4.8120.6730.7990.5080.3720.1050.093
104 Gabon4.7991.0571.1830.5710.2950.0430.055
105 Laos4.7960.7641.0300.5510.5470.2660.164
106 South Africa4.7220.9601.3510.4690.3890.1300.055
107 Albania4.7190.9470.8480.8740.3830.1780.027
108 Venezuela4.7070.9601.4270.8050.1540.0640.047
109 Cambodia4.7000.5741.1220.6370.6090.2320.062
110 Palestinian Territories4.6960.6571.2470.6720.2250.1030.066
111 Senegal4.6810.4501.1340.5710.2920.1530.072
112 Somalia4.6680.0000.6980.2680.5590.2430.270
113 Namibia4.6390.8791.3130.4770.4010.0700.056
114 Niger4.6280.1380.7740.3660.3180.1880.102
115 Burkina Faso4.5870.3311.0560.3800.2550.1770.113
116 Armenia4.5590.8501.0550.8150.2830.0950.064
117 Iran4.5481.1000.8420.7850.3050.2700.125
118 Guinea4.5340.3800.8290.3750.3320.2070.086
119 Georgia4.5190.8860.6660.7520.3460.0430.164
120 Gambia4.5160.3080.9390.4280.3820.2690.167
121 Kenya4.5090.5120.9830.5810.4310.3720.053
122 Mauritania4.4900.5701.1670.4890.0660.1060.088
123 Mozambique4.4660.2040.9860.3900.4940.1970.138
124 Tunisia4.4610.9211.0000.8150.1670.0590.055
125 Bangladesh4.4560.5620.9280.7230.5270.1660.143
126 Iraq4.4371.0430.9800.5740.2410.1480.089
127 Congo (Kinshasa)4.4180.0941.1250.3570.2690.2120.053
128 Mali4.3900.3851.1050.3080.3270.1530.052
129 Sierra Leone4.3740.2680.8410.2420.3090.2520.045
130 Sri Lanka4.3660.9491.2650.8310.4700.2440.047
131 Myanmar4.3600.7101.1810.5550.5250.5660.172
132 Chad4.3500.3500.7660.1920.1740.1980.078
133 Ukraine4.3320.8201.3900.7390.1780.1870.010
134 Ethiopia4.2860.3361.0330.5320.3440.2090.100
135 Eswatini4.2120.8111.1490.0000.3130.0740.135
136 Uganda4.1890.3321.0690.4430.3560.2520.060
137 Egypt4.1660.9131.0390.6440.2410.0760.067
138 Zambia4.1070.5781.0580.4260.4310.2470.087
139 Togo4.0850.2750.5720.4100.2930.1770.085
140 India4.0150.7550.7650.5880.4980.2000.085
141 Liberia3.9750.0730.9220.4430.3700.2330.033
142 Comoros3.9730.2740.7570.5050.1420.2750.078
143 Madagascar3.9330.2740.9160.5550.1480.1690.041
144 Lesotho3.8020.4891.1690.1680.3590.1070.093
145 Burundi3.7750.0460.4470.3800.2200.1760.180
146 Zimbabwe3.6630.3661.1140.4330.3610.1510.089
147 Haiti3.5970.3230.6880.4490.0260.4190.110
148 Botswana3.4881.0411.1450.5380.4550.0250.100
149 Syria3.4620.6190.3780.4400.0130.3310.141
150 Malawi3.4100.1910.5600.4950.4430.2180.089
151 Yemen3.3800.2871.1630.4630.1430.1080.077
152 Rwanda3.3340.3590.7110.6140.5550.2170.411
153 Tanzania3.2310.4760.8850.4990.4170.2760.147
154 Afghanistan3.2030.3500.5170.3610.0000.1580.025
155 Central African Republic3.0830.0260.0000.1050.2250.2350.035
156 South Sudan2.8530.3060.5750.2950.0100.2020.091