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Happiness Index, 0 (unhappy) - 10 (happy), 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 134 countries was 5.54 points. The highest value was in Finland: 7.8 points and the lowest value was in Afghanistan: 1.86 points. The indicator is available from 2013 to 2023. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: points; Source: The World Happiness Report
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Countries Happiness index, 2022 Global rank Available data
Finland 7.8 1 2013 - 2023
Denmark 7.59 2 2013 - 2023
Iceland 7.53 3 2013 - 2023
Israel 7.47 4 2013 - 2023
Netherlands 7.4 5 2013 - 2023
Sweden 7.4 6 2013 - 2023
Norway 7.32 7 2013 - 2023
Switzerland 7.24 8 2013 - 2023
Luxembourg 7.23 9 2013 - 2023
New Zealand 7.12 10 2013 - 2023
Austria 7.1 11 2013 - 2023
Australia 7.09 12 2013 - 2023
Canada 6.96 13 2013 - 2023
Ireland 6.91 14 2013 - 2023
Germany 6.89 15 2013 - 2023
USA 6.89 16 2013 - 2023
Belgium 6.86 17 2013 - 2023
Czechia 6.85 18 2013 - 2023
UK 6.8 19 2013 - 2023
Lithuania 6.76 20 2013 - 2023
France 6.66 21 2013 - 2023
Slovenia 6.65 22 2013 - 2023
Costa Rica 6.61 23 2013 - 2023
Romania 6.59 24 2013 - 2023
Singapore 6.59 25 2013 - 2022
UA Emirates 6.57 26 2013 - 2023
Uruguay 6.49 27 2013 - 2023
Slovakia 6.47 28 2013 - 2022
Estonia 6.46 29 2013 - 2023
Saudi Arabia 6.46 30 2013 - 2023
Spain 6.44 31 2013 - 2023
Italy 6.4 32 2013 - 2023
Chile 6.33 33 2013 - 2023
Mexico 6.33 34 2013 - 2023
Malta 6.3 35 2013 - 2023
Nicaragua 6.26 36 2013 - 2023
Panama 6.26 37 2013 - 2023
Poland 6.26 38 2013 - 2023
Latvia 6.21 39 2013 - 2023
Bahrain 6.17 40 2013 - 2022
Guatemala 6.15 41 2013 - 2023
Kazakhstan 6.14 42 2013 - 2023
Serbia 6.14 43 2013 - 2022
Croatia 6.13 44 2013 - 2023
Cyprus 6.13 45 2013 - 2023
Japan 6.13 46 2013 - 2023
Brazil 6.12 47 2013 - 2023
El Salvador 6.12 48 2013 - 2023
Hungary 6.04 49 2013 - 2023
Argentina 6.02 50 2013 - 2023
Honduras 6.02 51 2013 - 2023
Malaysia 6.01 52 2013 - 2022
Uzbekistan 6.01 53 2013 - 2023
Portugal 5.97 54 2013 - 2023
South Korea 5.95 55 2013 - 2023
Greece 5.93 56 2013 - 2023
Mauritius 5.9 57 2013 - 2023
Mongolia 5.84 58 2013 - 2023
Thailand 5.84 59 2013 - 2023
Kyrgyzstan 5.83 60 2013 - 2023
China 5.82 61 2013 - 2022
Moldova 5.82 62 2013 - 2023
Vietnam 5.76 63 2013 - 2023
Paraguay 5.74 64 2013 - 2023
Montenegro 5.72 65 2013 - 2022
Jamaica 5.7 66 2013 - 2023
Bolivia 5.68 67 2013 - 2023
Russia 5.66 68 2013 - 2023
Bosnia & Herz. 5.63 69 2013 - 2022
Colombia 5.63 70 2013 - 2023
Domin. Rep. 5.57 71 2013 - 2023
Ecuador 5.56 72 2013 - 2023
Peru 5.53 73 2013 - 2023
Philippines 5.52 74 2013 - 2022
Bulgaria 5.47 75 2013 - 2023
Nepal 5.36 76 2013 - 2023
Armenia 5.34 77 2013 - 2023
Algeria 5.33 78 2013 - 2022
Tajikistan 5.33 79 2013 - 2022
Hong Kong 5.31 80 2013 - 2022
Albania 5.28 81 2013 - 2023
Indonesia 5.28 82 2013 - 2023
R. of Congo 5.27 83 2017 - 2023
Somalia 5.27 84 2016 - 2022
North Macedonia 5.25 85 2013 - 2022
Venezuela 5.21 86 2013 - 2023
Georgia 5.11 87 2013 - 2023
Laos 5.11 88 2013 - 2022
Guinea 5.07 89 2013 - 2023
Ukraine 5.07 90 2013 - 2023
Ivory Coast 5.05 91 2015 - 2023
Gabon 5.03 92 2013 - 2023
Nigeria 4.98 93 2013 - 2022
Cameroon 4.97 94 2013 - 2023
Mozambique 4.95 95 2017 - 2023
Iraq 4.94 96 2013 - 2022
Palestine 4.91 97 2017 - 2022
Morocco 4.9 98 2013 - 2023
Iran 4.88 99 2013 - 2023
Senegal 4.86 100 2013 - 2023
Mauritania 4.72 101 2013 - 2023
Burkina Faso 4.64 102 2013 - 2022
Namibia 4.63 103 2016 - 2023
Ghana 4.61 104 2013 - 2023
Turkey 4.61 105 2013 - 2022
Pakistan 4.56 106 2013 - 2022
Niger 4.5 107 2013 - 2023
Tunisia 4.5 108 2013 - 2023
Kenya 4.49 109 2013 - 2023
Sri Lanka 4.44 110 2013 - 2022
Uganda 4.43 111 2013 - 2022
Chad 4.4 112 2013 - 2023
Cambodia 4.39 113 2013 - 2023
Benin 4.37 114 2013 - 2023
Burma 4.37 115 2013 - 2022
Bangladesh 4.28 116 2013 - 2023
Gambia 4.28 117 2019 - 2023
Mali 4.2 118 2013 - 2023
Egypt 4.17 119 2013 - 2023
Togo 4.14 120 2013 - 2023
Jordan 4.12 121 2013 - 2023
India 4.04 122 2013 - 2023
Liberia 4.04 123 2013 - 2023
Madagascar 4.02 124 2013 - 2023
Zambia 3.98 125 2013 - 2022
Tanzania 3.69 126 2013 - 2023
Comoros 3.55 127 2013 - 2023
Malawi 3.5 128 2013 - 2023
Botswana 3.44 129 2013 - 2023
DR Congo 3.21 130 2017 - 2023
Zimbabwe 3.2 131 2013 - 2023
Sierra Leone 3.14 132 2013 - 2023
Lebanon 2.39 133 2013 - 2023
Afghanistan 1.86 134 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.
7.80
7.59
7.53
7.47
7.40
7.40
7.32
7.24
7.23
7.12
7.10
7.09
6.96
6.91
6.89
6.89
6.86
6.85
6.80
6.76
6.66
6.65
6.61
6.59
6.59
6.57
6.49
6.47
6.46
6.46
6.44
6.40
6.33
6.33
6.30
6.26
6.26
6.26
6.21
6.17
6.15
6.14
6.14
6.13
6.13
6.13
6.12
6.12
6.04
6.02
6.02
6.01
6.01
5.97
5.95
5.93
5.90
5.84
5.84
5.83
5.82
5.82
5.76
5.74
5.72
5.70
5.68
5.66
5.63
5.63
5.57
5.56
5.53
5.52
5.47
5.36
5.34
5.33
5.33
5.31
5.28
5.28
5.27
5.27
5.25
5.21
5.11
5.11
5.07
5.07
5.05
5.03
4.98
4.97
4.95
4.94
4.91
4.90
4.88
4.86
4.72
4.64
4.63
4.61
4.61
4.56
4.50
4.50
4.49
4.44
4.43
4.40
4.39
4.37
4.37
4.28
4.28
4.20
4.17
4.14
4.12
4.04
4.04
4.02
3.98
3.69
3.55
3.50
3.44
3.21
3.20
3.14
2.39
1.86
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3.9
5.9
7.8
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