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

The average for 2022 based on 18 countries was 5.98 points. The highest value was in Costa Rica: 6.61 points and the lowest value was in Venezuela: 5.21 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
Costa Rica 6.61 1 2013 - 2023
Uruguay 6.49 2 2013 - 2023
Chile 6.33 3 2013 - 2023
Mexico 6.33 4 2013 - 2023
Nicaragua 6.26 5 2013 - 2023
Panama 6.26 6 2013 - 2023
Guatemala 6.15 7 2013 - 2023
Brazil 6.12 8 2013 - 2023
El Salvador 6.12 9 2013 - 2023
Argentina 6.02 10 2013 - 2023
Honduras 6.02 11 2013 - 2023
Paraguay 5.74 12 2013 - 2023
Bolivia 5.68 13 2013 - 2023
Colombia 5.63 14 2013 - 2023
Domin. Rep. 5.57 15 2013 - 2023
Ecuador 5.56 16 2013 - 2023
Peru 5.53 17 2013 - 2023
Venezuela 5.21 18 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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