India ranks 122, below Pak and China, in World Happiness Report 2017

New Delhi: Norway has emerged as a result of the world’s happiest nation, out of the 155 nations, throughout the World Happiness Report 2017 which was launched to coincide with the United Nations’ Worldwide Day of Happiness on Monday.

Sadly, India has been ranked 122 behind quick neighbours Pakistan and China, throughout the worldwide report of economists which rank world nations on happiness.

The rankings are based totally on earnings and life expectancy figures, along with how of us worth social assist, non-public freedom, corruption and generosity. Collectively it is used to generate a happiness ranking from 1 to 10.

Totally different parts by which 155 nations have been measured throughout the annual World Happiness Report are: inequality, life expectancy, GDP per capita, public perception (i.e. an absence of corruption in authorities and enterprise), and social assist.

Among the many many eight Saarc nations, Pakistan was at 80th place, Nepal stood at 99, Bhutan at 97, Bangladesh at 110 whereas Sri Lanka was at 120. However, Maldives did not decide throughout the World Happiness Report.

Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland and Finland spherical out the very best 5, whereas the Central African Republic bought right here ultimate throughout the World Happiness Report. Western Europe and North America dominated the very best of the desk, with the US and Britain at 14th and 19th, respectively, reported BBC.

Nations in sub-Saharan Africa and other people hit by battle have predictably low scores. Syria was positioned at 152 of 155 nations — Yemen and South Sudan, which might be coping with impending famine, bought right here in at 146 and 147.