Malaysia: Happiness index

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 Malaysia

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

 Latest value 6.01
 Year 2022
 Measure points
 Data availability 2013 - 2022
 Average 5.82
 Min - Max 5.34 - 6.32
 Source The World Happiness Report
For that indicator, we provide data for Malaysia from 2013 to 2022. The average value for Malaysia during that period was 5.82 points with a minimum of 5.34 points in 2019 and a maximum of 6.32 points in 2018. The latest value from 2022 is 6.01 points. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 134 countries is 5.54 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
Malaysia - Happiness index - recent values

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Malaysia - Happiness index - historical chart - 2013-2022




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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 Land area 328,550 2021 sq. km
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