Responding to last week’s discussion of the relationship between age and happiness
, several readers asked what country has the happiest residents?
According to the World Happiness Report
, Finland topped the list of 156 countries. The US was 19th, and South Sudan as the least cheerful place to live.
Finland is perhaps a surprising outcome, since it is also known for high depression rates and long, dark winters. But digging into the details, Finns benefit from a strong social safety net, a healthy community awareness, and excellent public services.
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