According to the World Happiness Report 2021 Finland is in first place, US is number 14

Finland is the happiest country in the world. This is stated by the World Happiness Report, the ranking of the happiest countries in the world, which this year faced a unique challenge: analyzing the effects of the pandemic on individual and collective well-being. 

One of the countries that had a challenging time this past year—China—made the top 20 in 2021, coming in at number 19. It was a dramatic leap from last year, when China was at 94. There were similar success rates in Australia, which ranked number 12 and New Zealand, at number 9. “The evidence shows that people’s morale improves when the government acts,” says the report’s editors.

The top 5 happiest countries in the world this year are: Finland, Iceland, Denmark, Switzerland and the  Netherlands.

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