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Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka are happier than India: UN report


The World Happiness Report 2016 is out and it once again tells that Pakistan is happier than India. The report published by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), which is an initiative of United Nations ahead of UN World Happiness Day on March 20 unveiled the list consisting of 157 countries across the globe.


According to the list released on Wednesday, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are happier countries than India.

The latest report ranks Pakistan 92 out of 157 countries that clearly makes Pakistan the happiest country of South Asia.

World Happiness Report 2016

Bangladesh lies on the 110th spot, Sri Lanka adjusts for 117th rank one slot above the India as report shows India on 1118th position this year.

Top 10 Happiest Countries World Happiness Report 2016


  1. Denmark
  2. Switzerland
  3. Iceland
  4. Norway
  5. Finland
  6. Canada
  7. Netherlands
  8. New Zealand
  9. Australia
  10. Sweden

Top 10 Least Happiest Countries World Happiness Report 2016

  1. Burundi
  2. Syria
  3. Togo
  4. Afghanistan
  5. Benin
  6. Rwanda
  7. Guinea
  8. Liberia
  9. Tanzania
  10. Madagascar

“People are happier living in societies where there is less inequality of happiness. They also find that happiness inequality has increased significantly (comparing 2012-2015 to 2005-2011) in most countries, in almost all global regions, and for the population of the world as a whole,”  the World Happiness Report 2016 told.

The factor on which this list is set are Log GDP per captia, Social Support, Healthy Life expectancy at birth, Freedom to make life choices, Generosity, Perceptions of  corruption and others.

World Happiness Report 2016 (full report here)

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