The happiest place on the planet in 2016
• The happiest place on the planet in 2016
The Earth Institute at Columbia University and SDSN organization published its latest rating of the world by the degree of happiness of their inhabitants. In compiling the list, the researchers used a huge number of factors.
Thus, among the most unhappy were Syria, Afghanistan, and eight African countries located south of the Sahara Desert. It is worth noting that the United States in the top 10 was not hit, finishing only 13th place. Great Britain was on the 23 th, France 32 th, and Italy closed the top 50 happiest countries. Special attention should be modest Costa Rica, has outstripped many capitalist countries with strong economies, leash one position behind the US. But back to the best.
Danes strolling along blossoming cherry avenue in Copenhagen.
Cheese producer and the farmer gathers his cows on the opening day of the season on pasture PROVET.
People relax in one of the hot springs of the Blue Lagoon, near Grindavík.
A cyclist rides through the territory of warehouse space in Oslo, Norway, on the background of the flag and a banner with a rainbow.
World Ibrahim waving Finnish flag during a protest against racism in Helsinki, which gathered more than 15 thousand participants.
Teenagers playing hockey on a frozen lake Pidzheon in Central Ontario.
7. The Netherlands
Cyclists come to the field of tulips near Noordwijk.
8. New Zealand
Woman falls from the platform to a giant air cushion in the amusement park of the city Palmerston North.
Couple meets the first sunrise of the new year on Bondi Beach in Sydney.
Skater glides on ice covered with rain water on the lake Orlangen, south of Stockholm.
Below you can see the full ranking of countries in descending order of happiness for the local population in them.