“The top five countries all have almost equally high values for the six factors found to support happiness, and four of these countries — Denmark, Switzerland, Norway and now Finland — have been in first place in the six World Happiness Report rankings since the first report,” said report co-editor John Helliwell, a professor emeritus of economics at the University of British Columbia.
“In a division with such excellent teams, changes in the top spot are to be expected,” he said.
World’s 10 Happiest Countries
- Costa Rica
- New Zealand
World’s 10 Unhappiest Countries
- Sierra Leone
- Burkina Faso