The Happiest Countries In The World 2019

The Happiest Countries In The World 2019
The Happiest Countries In The World 2019

Finland came out on top of the United Nation’s World Happiness Report. The top 3 countries are all Nordic countries, with the region yet again living up to its reputation as one of the happiest regions in the world. New Zealand and Canada are the only non-European countries to make it into the top 10 happiest countries.

The U.S. and UK switched places in the ranking between the 2014 and 2016 period and the 2016 and 2018 period. Over the past two years, the United States and the United Kingdom ranked 19th and 15th, respectively. The UK jumped four places when compared to the last survey period, while the U.S. fell by five spots in the ranking. The index is based on six factors: GDP per capita, healthy life expectancy, freedom, generosity, social assistance, and perception of corruption in government or business.

 

Here are The Happiest Countries In The World 2019

 

10. Austria

Vienna, Austria
Vienna, Austria

Austria is a German-speaking country in Central Europe, characterized by mountain villages, baroque architecture, Imperial history, and rugged Alpine terrain.

GDP per Capita: $47,290
Life expectancy: 80.89 years
Highest Index Value: 7.246

 

9. Canada

Living In Canada
Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada

Canada is a North American country stretching from the U.S. in the south to the Arctic Circle in the north. Major cities include massive Toronto, west coast film center Vancouver.

GDP per Capita: $45,032
Life expectancy: 82.30  years
Highest Index Value: 7.278

 

8. New Zealand

Wellington, New Zealand
Wellington, New Zealand

New Zealand is a country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean consisting of 2 main islands, both marked by volcanoes and glaciation. Capital Wellington, on the North Island, is home to Te Papa Tongarewa,

GDP per Capita: $42,940
Life expectancy: 81.61  years
Highest Index Value: 7.307

 

7. Sweden

Stockholm, Sweden
Stockholm, Sweden

Sweden is a Scandinavian nation with thousands of coastal islands and inland lakes, along with vast boreal forests and glaciated mountains. Its principal cities, eastern capital Stockholm.

GDP per Capita: $53,422
Life expectancy: 82.20  years
Highest Index Value: 7.343

 

6. Switzerland

Zurich Switzerland
Zurich Switzerland

Switzerland is a mountainous Central European country, home to numerous lakes, villages and the high peaks of the Alps. Its cities contain medieval quarters, with landmarks like capital Bern’s Zytglogge clock tower.

GDP per Capita: $80,189
Life expectancy: 82.90  years
Highest Index Value: 7.480

 

5. Netherlands

Netherlands
Netherlands

The Netherlands, a country in northwestern Europe, is known for a flat landscape of canals, tulip fields, windmills, and cycling routes. Amsterdam, the capital, is home to the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum.

GDP per Capita: $48,223
Life expectancy: 81.51  years
Highest Index Value: 7.480

 

4. Iceland

iceland
iceland

Iceland, a Nordic island nation, is defined by its dramatic landscape with volcanoes, geysers, hot springs, and lava fields. Massive glaciers are protected in Vatnajökull and Snæfellsjökull national parks.

GDP per Capita: $70,056
Life expectancy: 82.47  years
Highest Index Value: 7.494

 

3. Norway

Bergen, Norway
Bergen, Norway

Norway is a Scandinavian country encompassing mountains, glaciers, and deep coastal fjords. Oslo, the capital, is a city of green spaces and museums. Preserved 9th-century Viking ships are displayed at Oslo’s Viking Ship Museum.

GDP per Capita: $75,504
Life expectancy: 82.51  years
Highest Index Value: 7.554

 

2. Denmark

Denmark
Denmark

Denmark is a Scandinavian country comprising the Jutland Peninsula and numerous islands. It’s linked to nearby Sweden via the Öresund bridge. Copenhagen, it’s capital, are home to royal palaces and colorful Nyhavn harbor.

GDP per Capita: $56,307
Life expectancy: 80.70 years
Highest Index Value: 7.600

 

1. Finland

Study In Finland
Study In Finland

Finland is a Northern European nation bordering Sweden, Norway, and Russia. Its capital, Helsinki, occupies a peninsula and surrounding islands in the Baltic Sea. Helsinki is home to the 18th-century sea fortress Suomenlinna.

GDP per Capita: $56,307
Life expectancy: 80.70 years
Highest Index Value: 7.600

 

 

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