UN World Happiness Report released: How happy is Sri Lanka?

UN World Happiness Report released: How happy is Sri Lanka?

UN World Happiness Report released: How happy is Sri Lanka?

Written by Keshala Dias

15 Mar, 2018 | 6:14 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Do you think Sri Lanka is happy?

In the UN World Happiness Report 2015-17, Sri Lanka is happier today than in 2014-16. Sri Lanka has climbed up the ranking by 4 points to 116 out of 156 countries.

Finland has been named as the happiest country in the world and had the happiest immigrants, a special focus of the report.

Norway, last year’s winner, came in second place in the 2018 report. It’s followed by Denmark, Iceland and Switzerland.

At the bottom of the list is the Central African Republic.

The report ranks countries on six key variables that support well-being: income, freedom, trust, healthy life expectancy, social support and generosity.

The World Happiness Report was released by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network for the United Nations, ahead of World Happiness Day on March 20.


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