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

The average for 2022 based on 37 countries was 6.69 points. The highest value was in Finland: 7.8 points and the lowest value was in Turkey: 4.61 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
Slovakia 6.47 23 2013 - 2022
Estonia 6.46 24 2013 - 2023
Spain 6.44 25 2013 - 2023
Italy 6.4 26 2013 - 2023
Chile 6.33 27 2013 - 2023
Mexico 6.33 28 2013 - 2023
Poland 6.26 29 2013 - 2023
Latvia 6.21 30 2013 - 2023
Japan 6.13 31 2013 - 2023
Hungary 6.04 32 2013 - 2023
Portugal 5.97 33 2013 - 2023
South Korea 5.95 34 2013 - 2023
Greece 5.93 35 2013 - 2023
Colombia 5.63 36 2013 - 2023
Turkey 4.61 37 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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