Have you ever countered this question that where do the happiest people in the world live? In general, they must be living at world’s most delightful places and you will get amazed to know that every year the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network publishes ‘The World Happiness Report’ that has names of happiest countries in the world.

The positioning is decided based on data gathered from individuals in more than 150 nations and the variables included are GDP per capita, social-support, healthy life expectancy, and freedom to make life choices, generosity, and perceptions of corruption. The final score is uncovered summing up score of each variable score on a scale running from 0 to 10.

The winner of the year 2016 is Denmark and to know the resulting names, you need to go through the list presented.

1) Denmark


Score: 7.526
As specified the country ‘Denmark’, a fairy-tale land took the top spot for the third time. In the year 2015, it came at third position. So, eventually it’s true that the Danish individuals are among the happiest individuals on the planet.

• Danish people are familiar with the work-life balance
• GDP per capita $44,916
• Denmark work strategies support parenthood
• Citizens receive healthcare facilities as their basic right
• Denmark offers well-to-do welfare to its inhabitants
• The societies are of most unrestricted types
• Danes share a sense of responsibility to one another
• Biking is the norm
• Personal relations are prioritized
• Employees experience a normal work-week of 37 hours

2) Switzerland


Score: 7.509
The land of Alps, chocolates and watches took the 2nd position considering happiness as an enhanced measure of human welfare. Home to one of the world’s most thriving economies, we have tried to find out the secret sauce liable for making populaces cheerful in the Switzerland.

• Switzerland is known for putting resources into the wellbeing, training and talent of its people more than any other country in the world
• The country comes at the first place in terms of health-care facilities
• Residents have access to top-notch education facilities
• Talent and Innovation are comprehensively cared
• Worlds’ best transportation system exists here
• The country has great infrastructure
• Swiss individuals believe in meritocracy and competence

3)  Iceland

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Score: 7.501
The year 2016 World Happiness Report published by United Nations finds that Iceland is the third country with the happiest people in the world. Though the land of fire and ice witnessed an extremely deep economic recession brought by the monetary crisis, however evidenced beguilingly that to stay happy, you need not to be rich.

• Icelandic children and their parents share the greatest bond of communication
• Icelanders enjoy one of the highest levels of social networks
• The country has the highest air and water quality among OECDE countries
• Residents have the second highest level of life satisfaction
• The country’s culture reminds the power of inner-self
• It is one of the most secured place to live and visit in the world

4)  Norway


Score: 7.498
Norway, ‘the land of Midnight Sun’, undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places on Earth ranks as the fourth happiest country in the world in the index introduced. The nation with dazzling destinations, entrancing history and one of the happiest individuals has a lot to offer and inspire to the world.

• Experience great freedom to settle on life choices
• The country has lower acuities of corruption
• In Norway, the average work week is just 34 hours and working on weekends is completely unheard
• Norwegians spend plenty of time with nature
• Residents have access to amazing health-care services
• People practice dependability and generosity

5) Finland


Score: 7.413
The nation with less expensive restorative consideration administrations, more astute kids, more satisfied mothers, better-working conditions, less on edge unemployed individuals, and lower student loan rates positioned fifth amongst the world’s happiest nations.

• Finland has the best education system in the world
• The least corrupt government exists here
• The country has low inequality rates
• Residents share freedom of information in an incredible way
• The country is the best place to be a woman
• The government serves as a global leader in terms of stability

6)  Canada


Score: 7.404
Canada consolidates European style, sensibility and history with the colossal regular miracle of North America. The nation has arrived at the 6th position in the list measuring an assortment of components.

• Economic steadiness is incredible
• People appreciate constructive work-life equalization
• The nation has the fair government
• Canadians have an average life-expectancy of 81.2 years
• The average annual per capita income in the country is of $36,138
• Canadians prioritize family relationships
• The country supports multiculturalism and share strong community bonds

7) Netherlands


Score: 7.339
The North-west5ern European Country, Netherlands has been positioned as the seventh happiest nation in the world. The nation known for its tulip-fields blossomed exceptionally in several measures of bliss.

• The nation tops in work-life parity
• 73% of people aged 15 to 64 in the Netherlands have a paid job (Employment ratio is great)
• In the Netherlands, 76% of adults aged 25-64 have completed upper secondary education
• Life expectancy at birth in the Netherlands is 81 years
• 85% of adults are satisfied with their lives
• Residents experience higher living standard
• The country has a great education system

8) New Zealand


Score: 7.334
Famed for magnificent landscape, the nation has been placed at the eighth position, making Kiwis clearly the residents of one of the world’s happiest countries Human prosperity here is supported through a holistic approach uniting economic, social and environmental goals.
• The nation positions at the top in health status and social connections, accessible to all
• 74% of people aged 15 to 64 in New Zealand have a paid job
• Residents have access to virtuous education system
• New Zealanders are more satisfied with their lives than the OECD average countries
• 99% of individuals trust they have friends and family whom they could depend on in time of need
• New Zealand’s economy suffered, yet has been recuperating admirably and developed by 3% in the most recent year
• New Zealanders flourish with their flexibility and freedom
• The country has stable government and low levels of corruption

9) Australia


Score: 7.313
Now reaches the Aussies, close by their neighbors the kiwis, ranked 9th in the list. Australia, ‘the land of Kangaroos’ goes under the genuinely institutionalized countries with strong social well-being nets.
• The nation has a solid economy
• Unemployment, at 5.5 percent, is among the lowest of the OECD nations
• Access to earnest health-care services
• The country has low crime rates, an unpolluted environment
• People have a longer-than-average life expectancy
• Residents enjoy financial security and has a sense of purpose in life
• Aussies put stock in great individual connections and carrying on with the life to fullest

Overall, a superb sound attitude about life and living tied with other things offers you all the sunshine and reasons of contentment and it is no wonder why the residents of these countries are among the happiest people in the world.

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