The Finns are the happiest people in the world, according to the World Happiness Report, which ranks 156 countries according to wealth, life goals, corruption, freedom and other factors in defining quality of life.
This analysis, produced for a United Nations network working on sustainable development solutions, ranks Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Switzerland in its top five.
At the bottom of the ranking, we find Burundi, the Central African Republic, South Sudan, Tanzania and Yemen.
Germany is 15th, three places ahead of the United States. According to development economist Jeffrey Sachs, the US regression is due to rising phenomena of obesity, drug use and untreated depressions.
This annual report takes into account, for the first time, data such as the well-being of migrants, which is in line with that of the country’s population.