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Canada named 7th happiest country in the world in 2018

Simran Singh Mar 14, 2018 11:17 am 2,327

Canada is one of the happiest countries in the world.

In fact, it comes in 7th out of 156 countries, according to this year’s World Happiness Report.

The annual report measures countries by their happiness levels annually and the latest report was released at the United Nations.

Topping the list is Finland followed by Norway, Denmark, Iceland, and Switzerland.

Meanwhile, the US ranked 14th, dropping down four spots from last year.

World Happiness Report

World Happiness Report

“This is the sixth World Happiness Report. Its central purpose remains just what it was in the first Report in April 2012, to survey the science of measuring and understanding subjective well-being,” said the report.

This year, the ranking focused on migration.

“Increasingly, with globalisation, the people of the world are on the move; and most of these migrants are seeking a happier life. But do they achieve it? That is the central issue considered in this 2018 World Happiness Report.”

The World Happiness Report evaluates their data on a scale running from 0 to 10. The rankings, which are based on surveys in countries covering the three years 2015-2017.

Canada also came in at 7th place last year. So, it looks like we continue to be a happy country, and there is absolutely nothing wrong with that.

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Simran Singh
Simran is a Staff Writer at Daily Hive. She enjoys writing about culture, society, and politics. In her spare time, she drinks too much coffee and listens to a lot of Beyoncé. Have a story idea? Email her: [email protected]

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