The World Happiness Report is a landmark survey of the state of global happiness. The World Happiness Report 2016 Update, which ranks 157 countries by their happiness levels, was released today in Rome in advance of UN World Happiness Day, March 20th.
Leading experts across fields – economics, psychology, survey analysis, national statistics, health, public policy and more – describe how measurements of well-being can be used effectively to assess the progress of nations.
Canada, Australia, the United States and New Zealand were considered the happiest “region,” with an average score of 7.125 points.
The United States came in at 13, the United Kingdom at 23, Hong Kong at 75 and China at 83.