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Lifestyle > Happiness level > Very happy: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Proportion of people who answered the survey question: "Taking all things together, would you say you are: very happy, quite happy, not very happy, or not at all happy?" by stating that they were "Very happy".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Venezuela 55% 2005
2 Nigeria 45% 2005
=3 Ireland 42% 2005
=3 Iceland 42% 2005
=5 Philippines 40% 2005
=5 Netherlands 40% 2005
=7 Australia 39% 2005
=7 United States 39% 2005
=7 Turkey 39% 2005
=10 Switzerland 38% 2005
=10 United Kingdom 38% 2005
12 Belgium 37% 2005
=13 Sweden 36% 2005
=13 Denmark 36% 2005
=15 Canada 32% 2005
=15 Dominican Republic 32% 2005
17 Mexico 31% 2005
=18 Austria 30% 2005
=18 Chile 30% 2005
20 Norway 29% 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 28% 2005
21 Argentina 27% 2005
22 Ghana 26% 2005
23 China 25% 2005
=24 Japan 23% 2005
=24 France 23% 2005
=24 India 23% 2005
27 Brazil 22% 2005
28 Uruguay 21% 2005
=29 Finland 20% 2005
=29 Spain 20% 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 19.73% 2005
31 Bangladesh 18% 2005
32 Poland 14% 2005
=33 Portugal 13% 2005
=33 Italy 13% 2005
=35 Georgia 11% 2005
=35 Hungary 11% 2005
=35 Slovenia 11% 2005
=35 Azerbaijan 11% 2005
39 Croatia 8% 2005
40 Bulgaria 7% 2005
=41 Armenia 6% 2005
=41 Russia 6% 2005
=41 Romania 6% 2005
=44 Ukraine 5% 2005
=44 Belarus 5% 2005
=46 Moldova 4% 2005
=46 Estonia 4% 2005
=46 Slovakia 4% 2005
=46 Lithuania 4% 2005
50 Latvia 3% 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Lifestyle > Happiness level > Very happy. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Values Survey 2005. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Lifestyle/Happiness-level/Very-happy

Lifestyle > Happiness level > Very happy: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Lifestyle > Happiness level > Very happy

All of the top 2 countries by happiness level > very happy are Hot countries.
Ireland ranked first for happiness level > very happy amongst Europe in 2005.
United States ranked first for happiness level > very happy amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2005.
Iceland ranked first for happiness level > very happy amongst NATO countries in 2005.
Netherlands ranked second for happiness level > very happy amongst European Union in 2005.
Venezuela ranked first for happiness level > very happy amongst Emerging markets in 2005.
All of the top 2 countries by happiness level > very happy are OPEC.
Poland ranked first for happiness level > very happy amongst Eastern Europe in 2005.
Italy ranked 5th last for happiness level > very happy amongst High income OECD countries in 2005.
Japan ranked third last for happiness level > very happy amongst Non-religious countries in 2005.

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