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

The average for 2022 based on 32 countries was 4.39 points. The highest value was in Mauritius: 5.9 points and the lowest value was in Sierra Leone: 3.14 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
Mauritius 5.9 1 2013 - 2023
R. of Congo 5.27 2 2017 - 2023
Somalia 5.27 3 2016 - 2022
Guinea 5.07 4 2013 - 2023
Ivory Coast 5.05 5 2015 - 2023
Gabon 5.03 6 2013 - 2023
Nigeria 4.98 7 2013 - 2022
Cameroon 4.97 8 2013 - 2023
Mozambique 4.95 9 2017 - 2023
Senegal 4.86 10 2013 - 2023
Mauritania 4.72 11 2013 - 2023
Burkina Faso 4.64 12 2013 - 2022
Namibia 4.63 13 2016 - 2023
Ghana 4.61 14 2013 - 2023
Niger 4.5 15 2013 - 2023
Kenya 4.49 16 2013 - 2023
Uganda 4.43 17 2013 - 2022
Chad 4.4 18 2013 - 2023
Benin 4.37 19 2013 - 2023
Gambia 4.28 20 2019 - 2023
Mali 4.2 21 2013 - 2023
Togo 4.14 22 2013 - 2023
Liberia 4.04 23 2013 - 2023
Madagascar 4.02 24 2013 - 2023
Zambia 3.98 25 2013 - 2022
Tanzania 3.69 26 2013 - 2023
Comoros 3.55 27 2013 - 2023
Malawi 3.5 28 2013 - 2023
Botswana 3.44 29 2013 - 2023
DR Congo 3.21 30 2017 - 2023
Zimbabwe 3.2 31 2013 - 2023
Sierra Leone 3.14 32 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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