The Happiest Places on Earth

freeimages.comThe happiest countries in the world are all in Northern Europe and they include Switzerland, Iceland and Denmark. The least happy countries are Togo, Burundi and Siria. Spain ranks 36th, according to the findings of the World Happiness Report.

The report, produced by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), looked at such factors as healthy life expectancy, the presence of social support systems, freedom to make choices and gross domestic product (GDP) per capita, that determine most of the variations in people’s well-being over time and among countries.

You can view the complete report here.