NORWAY IS THE HAPPIEST COUNTRY OF 2017

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So it’s official; Norway is the happiest place on earth, at least according to The World Happiness Report just released today on the International Day of Happiness! This report is based on measuring how happy people are and why, and it is great to see that all the Nordic countries are in the top 10. In fact, the Nordic countries have been dominating the top spots in this report for all of the five years it has been published.

Top 10 happiest countries 2017;

 

    1. 1. Norway

 

    1. 2. Denmark

 

    1. 3. Iceland

 

    1. 4. Switzerland

 

    1. 5. Finland

 

    1. 6. Netherlands

 

    1. 7. Canada

 

    1. 8. New Zealand

 

    1. 9. Australia

 

    10. Sweden

 

“What works in the Nordic countries is a sense of community and understanding in the common good.” – Meik Wiking (chief executive officer of the Happiness Research Institute, Copenhagen)

// Photo credit: Ingrid Opstad

8 COMMENTS

  1. Gongrats being the happiest counrty! Even though it means you beat us (I’m from Finland) and I love your blog! It’s​ so Scandinavian, I love it

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