India: Happiness index

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 India

Happiness Index, 0 (unhappy) - 10 (happy)

 Latest value 3.93
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 2013 - 2023
 Average 4.18
 Min - Max 3.78 - 4.77
 Source The World Happiness Report
For that indicator, we provide data for India from 2013 to 2023. The average value for India during that period was 4.18 points with a minimum of 3.78 points in 2021 and a maximum of 4.77 points in 2013. The latest value from 2023 is 3.93 points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 111 countries is 5.59 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
India - Happiness index - Recent values chart

Historical chart
India - Happiness index - historical chart - 2013-2023




Definition: The Happiness ranking is part of the World Happiness Report. The country scores are based on a survey in which respondents evaluate the quality of their current lives on a scale of 0 to 10.

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