Finland tops world happiness index again, Nepal ranks 87th position
Citizens of Finland are found to be the happiest in the world. Finland now tops the list of happiest countries for the fourth time in a row.
Nepal has improved its place in the World Happiness Report despite the Coronavirus and political turmoil. Nepalis seem happier than Indians.
In 2017, Nepal was ranked 101st. Last year, China was ranked 94th, India 144th and Pakistan 66th. Among Asian countries, China has significantly improved its position.
The World Happiness Report 2021, prepared by a body under the United Nations, has been made public on Friday. Despite the global outbreak of the coronavirus last year, the of Finnish citizens remains relatively high.
The study report states that the general public is happy because of their trust in each other and their complete trust in the government. According to researchers, Icelanders are the second most happier nation after Finland. Denmark and Switzerland are third and fourth on the list of countries .
Among the top ten countries on the list are all European countries except New Zealand. New Zealand is in ninth place. The United States is 14th on the list, while the United Kingdom is 18th. Germany has improved more than ever. Germany, previously ranked 17th, is now ranked 7th on the list .
Similarly, Nepal is ranked 87th in the list. Other South Asian nations rank above 100 on the list. India is ranked 139th. Sri Lanka is ranked 109th, Pakistan 105th and Bangladesh 101st. China is ranked 84th in the world happiness index.
The World Happiness Report has been published every year since 2012. According to the researchers, the happiness of the citizens is measured on the basis of many factors including per capita income, level of social support, aspirations, job security and corruption.