What Is The Best State To Live In? 10 Happiest Countries in The World
TheIndonesia.id - The existence of wars, the loss of many lives, pandemics, and various events that occur in the world often cause anxiety. It raises the question, what is the best state to live in?
The World Happiness Report, a publication of the UN's sustainable development solutions network, has released the ranking of the happiest countries in the world. Nearly 150 countries are participating in this survey data globally.
The data relies on 3 main welfare indicators including life evaluation, positive emotions, and negative emotions. The ranking is also based on evaluating life as a measure of stable quality of life.
Finland is the number one happiest country in the world. Next, followed by Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland, and the Netherlands.
List of the happiest countries in the world
1. Finland – happiness index score of 7,821
2. Denmark – a happiness index score of 7,636
3. Iceland – a happiness index score of 7,557
4. Switzerland – happiness index score of 7,512
5. Netherlands – happiness index score of 7.415
6. Luxembourg – a happiness index score of 7,404
7. Sweden – a happiness index score of 7,384
8. Norway – a happiness index score of 7,365
9. Israel – happiness index score of 7.364
10. New Zealand – a happiness index score of 7,200
The process of assessing the happiness index in a country
In the report released by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), the happiness index score is measured from several objective assessments such as the per capita income of the citizens of the country, health conditions, to the level of corruption that occurs in the country's government.
In the report, Finland is listed as the happiest country in the world. This makes Finland the happiest country in the world for five years in a row. It's no wonder when we see that Finland is the happiest country in the world because they have quite a large per capita income, pretty good government policies, as well as good education and health systems.
Under Finland, which is in second place, there is Denmark, which has a happiness score index of 7,636. after Denmark followed by Iceland, Switzerland, and the Netherlands which respectively ranked third, fourth, and fifth.