Denmark has some of the world's happiest people, according to the United Nations World Happiness Report of 2016. Not everything is rosy in the Scandinavian role-model country, however, as its recent backlash against immigrants and refugees has shown. But the Danes are certainly proud of their education and their parenting. A new book by Iben […]
The US comes in 13th according to the World Happiness Report
By Chloe Hickey-Jones, an intern in the Institute's Melanesia Program. The World Happiness Report for 2016 has been released. Australia is ranked in the top 10. Check it out here. The fourth annual Aid Budget Breakfast will take place this Wednesday 4 May, following the release of the latest Australian federal budget. Show More Summary
By Kira M. Newman According to the World Happiness Report 2016 Update, happiness inequality is on the rise. According to the World Happiness Report 2016 Update, happiness inequality is on the rise. What is happiness inequality? It'sShow More Summary
The World Happiness Report 2016 Update, which ranks 156 countries by their happiness levels, was released last week. Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Finland may get little sunlight and daylight for months on end, but people living there continue to be...
If you're happy and you know it, the United Nations knows why. Ahead of the International Day of Happiness on March 20, the U.N. just published its 2016 World Happiness Report, complete with insights into how the most cheerful countries got that way. Of the 157 countries listed in the report, the U.S. Show More Summary
Lebanon has ranked 93rd in a list of 157 countries in the 2016 World Happiness Report, while it ranked 103 in the 2015, which surprisingly makes us a relatively happier nation now. But compare Lebanon to our southern neighbor and some countries in Europe and you will find us a miserable nation Yes Israel […]
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Have you ever stopped to think about how happy you really are and how your enviroment may influence your well-being? The World Happiness Report contains the latest findings on the happiest countries in the world for 2016, and you may be a little surprised to see the United States didn't make the top 10. Show More Summary
The secret to happiness? Part of it could be two-wheelers. Denmark, renowned for its bicycle culture, is officially the happiest country in the world, according to the World Happiness Report Update 2016, released Wednesday by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network for the United Nations. Show More Summary
At the bottom of the World Happiness Report, a list of more than 150 countries, was Burundi, where a violent political crisis broke out last year.
The latest version of the World Happiness Report was released Wednesday, and the good news for the United States is that its place on the report's ranking of the most and least happy countries is pretty high, and moving up. This year's update, produced by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), shows that the U.S. Show More Summary
Denmark, perhaps better known for its fictional, suicide-agonizing prince Hamlet and fierce marauding Vikings than being a nation of the happiest people, has just won that very accolade. Again. Even U.S. Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have singled out the...
Who wins this year's crown of contentment? The results are in for the UN's World Happiness Report 2016.
Eight out of ten countries that have the happiest population are located in Europe, shows the World Happiness Report. World’s happiest people live here … in Switzerland. The UN report has mapped the status of 158 countries based on factors such as economy, expected length of life, freedom and corruption. Show More Summary
What do the women of the West African nation of Togo and the women of America have in common? More than you might expect. Photo credit: Hope Through Health The last three editions of the World Happiness Report have ranked the small nation of Togo dead last. Show More Summary
For the third year running, the World Happiness report analyzed countries based on factors including GDP per capita, social support, life expectancy and freedom of choice to determine the happiest and unhappiest places on the planet....Show More Summary
In the 2015 World Happiness Report, Switzerland was declared the happiest country. The United States was ranked 15th. Lame. Something about the culture of the U.S. is causing us to have a relatively low happiness level. Now, I'm sure...Show More Summary
Data Visualisation by @JodySieradzki. Data Source: World Happiness Report.
The World Happiness Report is a survey published by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network that attempts to measure the general happiness of citizens in 158 countries across the globe. Here are the top 15 countries on the list. Produced by Alex Kuzoian Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »