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UN World Happiness Report 2024

UN World Happiness Report 2024:

UN World Happiness Report 2024 has released recently.

  • India maintains its position at 126th in the global happiness index, which is the same as last year.
  • The World Happiness Report is an influential publication that ranks national happiness across countries.
  • It is based on survey data collected from respondents who evaluate their own lives.
  • The report was initiated by the United Nations General Assembly, which adopted a resolution in 2011 inviting member countries to measure the happiness of their people and use the data for public policy guidance.
  • The first World Happiness Report was released in 2012 as a foundational text for the UN High-Level Meeting on Well-being and Happiness.
  • Finland has consistently secured the top spot as the world’s happiest country for seven consecutive years.
  • Nordic nations continue to dominate the top rankings, with Denmark, Iceland, and Sweden following closely behind Finland.
  • Out of the 143 countries surveyed, Afghanistan remained at the bottom of the list, facing ongoing humanitarian crises since the Taliban regained power in 2020.