Norway is the happiest place on Earth as per the World Happiness Report 2017 published under the guidance of United Nations measuring the subjective well-being and happiness of the people of a country.
Other top four nations are Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland and Finland and the Central African Republic is the most worst place to live on the earth on the basis of happiness.
Western Europe and North America dominated as the top happiest regions. The United States of America ranked at 14 and the United Kingdom was ranked at 19 in the recently published report.
Syria ranked at 152 out of 155 countries whereas Yemen and South Sudan ranked at 146 and 147. These nations are facing severe distress due to internal war and social unrests.
The World Happiness Report has been released yearly on 20 March on the occasion of the United Nations’ International Day of Happiness. It measures the happiness under the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network.
India is ranked at 122 among 155 countries judged on the basis of happiness level.
The reports considers factors such as economic strength (measured in GDP per capita), social support, life expectancy, freedom of choice, generosity, and perceived corruption to judge the happiness of the people living in a country.