(measure: points; Source: The World Happiness Report)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
South Korea: Happiness Index, 0 (unhappy) - 10 (happy)
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 2013 to 2020. The average value for South Korea during that period was 5.94 points with a minimum of 5.84 points in 2016 and a maximum of 6.27 points in 2013.
The latest value from 2020 is 5.87 points. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 150
countries is 5.48 points.
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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.