Where Are The Happiest Countries In The World?

ROFL 29-11-2014

Do you think that, overall, the world is happy place 4 Relaxing Video Games That Will Soothe Your Soul Who says video games have to be an intense experience that keeps you on the edge of your seat the entire time? Of course, playing through an intense FPS like Call of Duty is fun... Read More ? Where do you think are the happiest countries in the world? Do you think there’s a correlation between how rich a country is and how happy it is? How about climate? Are colder countries happier than warmer ones? Take a look at this infographic that breaks down the happiness index around the world and see what kind of interesting patterns you can find.

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  1. Tokyo
    December 3, 2014 at 3:31 am

    Venezuela? wtf

  2. Arun Kumar
    December 1, 2014 at 4:41 am

    You have marked India as Happy nation, we are not high on happiness quotient. Bhutan is Happiest take a look at it. I suggest you re-do the article with correct data.

  3. wasted time
    November 30, 2014 at 8:05 am

    this article is more than a joke.

  4. Anonymous
    November 29, 2014 at 9:27 pm

    False. Irrelevant data.

  5. dark passenger
    November 29, 2014 at 7:21 pm

    Based on this map, it seems dodging bullets, having fraudulent elections and widespread poverty makes people happy?

  6. Trev
    November 29, 2014 at 4:32 pm

    So, according to this info, Mexico is much happier than US --> illegal immigration problem solved?

  7. dragonmouth
    November 29, 2014 at 3:43 pm

    There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics. This infographic, being based on statistics, is a whopper of a lie.

    • eric jay
      December 1, 2014 at 12:56 am

      it really is.
      cant even believe my country (philippines) scored well.

  8. Mike
    November 29, 2014 at 12:36 pm

    Without an explanation of the data I was really skeptical myself. It only took a few clicks to find that these indexes are based on the Happy Planet Index (first I'm hearing of the thing), which has environmental footprint as one of the three major factors. So this is in fact a measure of the happiness of the planet, not people. This might have had a place on a tech site if there was some more explanation. The group that made the infographic missed the point too. Took me longer to write this comment than to find the info...just sayin'...

  9. Fik of borg
    November 29, 2014 at 12:19 pm

    According to the infographic, I live in one of the happiest countries around, Venezuela ... yay, I guess?
    One need only to go out and see people frowning and shouting at each other while in block-long queues to obtain basic goods such as milk, soap, motor oil, cold meds, etc., to realize that something must be way off in the data from which that infographic was made. Perhaps it is government supplied data.

    And seriously, Cuba??? The same Cuba from where people try to cross the 100 mile shark-infested caribbean waters on makeshift boats in hope of reaching Florida despite knowing they are going to be third class citizens there?

  10. woden57
    November 29, 2014 at 10:58 am

    I have to agree guys, the liberal digressive panties are starting to show.

  11. Nikolaj Knudsen
    November 29, 2014 at 8:14 am

    Their articles are becoming more and more worthless!

  12. Vijay Pal
    November 29, 2014 at 8:10 am

    I heard that Bhutan is the happiest country in the world,why u missed it in the list...

  13. Ahmed Kamal
    November 29, 2014 at 6:53 am

    Egypt should be painted red :D

  14. John
    November 29, 2014 at 4:55 am

    This is a joke. My bullshit detector almost exploded.
    The top ten "happy" are the most miserable countries with war, gang, drugs, poverty or other issues, and to seal the deal, Mexico is happier than both US and Canada, yet masses of illegal immigrants cross the border into the US.

    Thanks for the worthless article guys. The nose dive that makeuseof too in the last couple of years is really sad.

    • Sam
      December 4, 2014 at 7:42 pm

      This is not the only study that has had these results. Many other studies have shown similar results, namely that Central/South American countries tend to be happier. I am not sure why that is though, maybe people there make the best with what little they have? Or perhaps the cultures themselves play a role?

  15. Tom
    November 29, 2014 at 4:25 am

    Yeah, yeah, Pakistan, Iraq, and Syria are regular DisneyWorlds. People there couldn't be happier living there. What kind of study could that have possibly been?