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World Happiness Report 2023 : India Rank

World Happiness Report 2023: India Rank

For Sixth time Finland has been crowned as the happiest nation, Denmark is at number two, followed by Iceland at number three.

  • Unlike previous years, where the same countries tend to appear in the top 20, there’s a new entrant this year — Lithuania (at the 20th spot).
  • Afghanistan was ranked as the unhappiest nation, followed by Lebanon, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, respectively.
  • India ranks at 125th position out of 136 countries, making it one of the least happy countries in the world.
  • In 2022, India ranked 136th position out of 146 countries.
  • It even lags behind its neighbouring nations like Nepal, China, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
  • The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network released the World Happiness Report 2023 which ranks countries on happiness.
  • In 2012, the UN SDSN was launched under the auspices of the UN Secretary-General.
  • SDSN promotes integrated approaches to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, through education, research, policy analysis, and global cooperation.