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Happiest countries in the world: US, UK not in top-10; Finland is No 1, find out where India ranks

Updated : July 15, 2021 08:00 AM IST

The United Nations' Sustainable Development Solutions Network, measured happiness of citizens in 149 countries across the world and ranks nations from the most to the least happy based on parameters like GDP per capita, social protection, life expectancy, health, freedom of choice and perception of corruption

The World Happiness Report, published by United Nations' Sustainable Development Solutions Network, measured the happiness of citizens in 149 countries across the world. The report ranks nations from the most to the least happy based on parameters like GDP per capita, social protection, life expectancy, health, freedom of choice, and perception of corruption. While India ranks way below countries like China and Pakistan, this year, Germany comes in at number 7. Check out the top-10 list here. (Image: Shutterstock)
The World Happiness Report, published by United Nations' Sustainable Development Solutions Network, measured the happiness of citizens in 149 countries across the world. The report ranks nations from the most to the least happy based on parameters like GDP per capita, social protection, life expectancy, health, freedom of choice, and perception of corruption. While India ranks way below countries like China and Pakistan, this year, Germany comes in at number 7. Check out the top-10 list here. (Image: Shutterstock)
Rank 10 | Country: Austria | Happiness Score: 7.21  (Image: Shutterstock/Sun_Shine)
Rank 10 | Country: Austria | Happiness Score: 7.21  (Image: Shutterstock/Sun_Shine)
Number 9 | Country: New Zealand | Happiness Score: 7.26 (Image: Shutterstock)
Number 9 | Country: New Zealand | Happiness Score: 7.26 (Image: Shutterstock)
Rank 8 | Country: Norway | Happiness Score: 7.29 (Image: Shutterstock)
Rank 8 | Country: Norway | Happiness Score: 7.29 (Image: Shutterstock)
Rank 7 | Country: Germany | Happiness Score: 7.31 (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Rank 7 | Country: Germany | Happiness Score: 7.31 (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Rank 6 | Country: Sweden | Happiness Score: 7.31 (Image: Shutterstock)
Rank 6 | Country: Sweden | Happiness Score: 7.31 (Image: Shutterstock)
Rank 5 | Country: Netherlands | Happiness Score: 7.50 (Image: Shutterstock)
Rank 5 | Country: Netherlands | Happiness Score: 7.50 (Image: Shutterstock)
Rank 4 | Country: Switzerland | Happiness Score: 7.51 (Image: Shutterstock)
Rank 4 | Country: Switzerland | Happiness Score: 7.51 (Image: Shutterstock)
Rank 3 | Country: Denmark | Happiness Score: 7.52 (Image: Shutterstock)
Rank 3 | Country: Denmark | Happiness Score: 7.52 (Image: Shutterstock)
Rank 2 | Country: Iceland | Happiness Score: 7.58 (Image: Shutterstock)
Rank 2 | Country: Iceland | Happiness Score: 7.58 (Image: Shutterstock)
Rank 1 | Country: Finland | Happiness Score: 7.89 (Image: Shutterstock)
Rank 1 | Country: Finland | Happiness Score: 7.89 (Image: Shutterstock)
Rank 139 | Country: India | Happiness score: 3.8. China occupies the 84th rank, while Pakistan is at 105. (Image: Shutterstock)
Rank 139 | Country: India | Happiness score: 3.8. China occupies the 84th rank, while Pakistan is at 105. (Image: Shutterstock)
Published : July 15, 2021 08:00 AM IST
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