Where does Canada rank in the UN's first-ever World Happiness Report?
What makes a country happy? Well, that's tough. Is it political freedom? Yup. Strong social networks? Sure. Wealth, health and economic stability? Yes, yes, yes.
In fact, according to the first-ever World Happiness Report from the UN's Conference on Happiness, a nation's satisfaction takes into account all these things, as well as other variables ranging from income levels to the absence of corruption. But that's not everything: in spite of unfavourable finances and other weak peripheral measures, some countries report simply being happier than others, riches be damned. Which nations, then, are the world's happiest, and where does Canada fall in the rankings? Click through to find out.
* All figures in USD.
** The World Happiness Report surveyed some 150 countries, and drew results from various sources, including the Gallup World Poll, the World Values Survey, the European Values Survey, and the European Social Survey.
July 21 (Bloomberg) -- Former Ambassador to Ukraine Steven Pifer and Greylock Capital Management Founder Hans Humes examine the pressure on Russia for ... More July 21 (Bloomberg) -- Former Ambassador to Ukraine Steven Pifer and Greylock Capital Management Founder Hans Humes examine the pressure on Russia for the MH15 airplane crash from Europe and Ukraine continuing to reinforce troops to fight rebels. They speak with Trish Regan on “Street Smart.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Date 10 hrs ago, Duration 4:45, Views 242
Have your say
How long does it take you to completely unpack after moving in?
Thanks for being one of the first people to vote. Results will be available soon. Check for results
- 3 days – I'm an unpacking MACHINE!
- I need a full month just to figure out where to put everything!
- 3 months – I use the boxes as end tables!
- NEVER! I still haven't unpacked everything from the last move.