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World Happiness Report 2023 : India’s Ranking

World Happiness Report 2023 : India’s Ranking

India has been ranked at the 126th place among 146 countries in the recently released World Happiness Report.

Highlights of World Happiness Report 2023:

  • Finland has been named the happiest country in the world for the sixth consecutive year.
  • India is ranked 126, ten places higher than its ranking of 136 in 2022. It remains below most neighboring counties, including Pakistan (108) and Sri Lanka (112).

World Happiness Report:

  • It is an annual publication of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN).
  • It is based on global survey data from people in more than 150 countries.
  • It is based on people’s own assessment of their happiness, as well as economic and social data.
  • The report considers six key factors: social support, income, health, freedom, generosity, and absence of corruption.
  • It assigns a happiness score based on an average of data over a three-year period.