Scandinavians are the happiest people, UN report finds

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Scandinavians are the happiest people, UN report finds


Norway has been named the happiest country in the world, followed by Denmark and Iceland, in the United Nations’ latest World Happiness Report, released Monday.

The Scandinavian nation, which was ranked fourth in last year’s report, jumped to the top this year on the basis of several key calculations for measuring social happiness, among them levels of caring, freedom to make life decisions, generosity, good governance, honesty, health and income.

The Nordic nations are the happiest...


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