Philippines UP; Thailand DOWN in 2019 World Happiness Report


Philippines is the 69th happiest country in the world, an improved ranking from 71st ; while Thailand went down to 52nd from 46th last year. 156 countries were included in  the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network’s 2019 World Happiness Report.

For the second year, Finland remains to be the happiest country in the world, while South Sudan is the least happy country.

Here’s the complete list of countries ranked according to Happiness Index:

  1. Finland (7.769)
  2. Denmark (7.600)
  3. Norway (7.554)
  4. Iceland (7.494)
  5. Netherlands (7.488)
  6. Switzerland (7.480)
  7. Sweden (7.343)
  8. New Zealand (7.307)
  9. Canada (7.278)
  10. Austria (7.246)
  11. Australia (7.228)
  12. Costa Rica (7.167)
  13. Israel (7.139)
  14. Luxembourg (7.090)
  15. United Kingdom (7.054)
  16. Ireland (7.021)
  17. Germany (6.985)
  18. Belgium (6.923)
  19. United States (6.892)
  20. Czech Republic (6.852)
  21. United Arab Emirates (6.825)
  22. Malta (6.726)
  23. Mexico (6.595)
  24. France (6.592)
  25. Taiwan Province of China (6.446)
  26. Chile (6.444)
  27. Guatemala (6.436)
  28. Saudi Arabia (6.375)
  29. Qatar (6.374)
  30. Spain (6.354)
  31. Panama (6.321)
  32. Brazil (6.300)
  33. Uruguay (6.293)
  34. Singapore (6.262)
  35. El Salvador (6.253)
  36. Italy (6.223)
  37. Bahrain (6.199)
  38. Slovakia (6.198)
  39. Trinidad and Tobago (6.192)
  40. Poland (6.182)
  41. Uzbekistan (6.174)
  42. Lithuania (6.149)
  43. Colombia (6.125)
  44. Slovenia (6.118)
  45. Nicaragua (6.105)
  46. Kosovo (6.100)
  47. Argentina (6.086)
  48. Romania (6.070)
  49. Cyprus (6.046)
  50. Ecuador (6.028)
  51. Kuwait (6.021)
  52. Thailand (6.008)
  53. Latvia (5.940)
  54. South Korea (5.895)
  55. Estonia (5.893)
  56. Jamaica (5.890)
  57. Mauritius (5.888)
  58. Japan (5.886)
  59. Honduras (5.860)
  60. Kazakhstan (5.809)
  61. Bolivia (5.779)
  62. Hungary (5.758)
  63. Paraguay (5.743)
  64. North Cyprus (5.718)
  65. Peru (5.697)
  66. Portugal (5.693)
  67. Pakistan (5.653)
  68. Russia (5.648)
  69. Philippines (5.631)
  70. Serbia (5.603)
  71. Moldova (5.529)
  72. Libya (5.525)
  73. Montenegro (5.523)
  74. Tajikistan (5.467)
  75. Croatia (5.432)
  76. Hong Kong SAR, China (5.430)
  77. Dominican Republic (5.425)
  78. Bosnia and Herzegovina (5.386)
  79. Turkey (5.373)
  80. Malaysia (5.339)
  81. Belarus (5.323)
  82. Greece (5.287)
  83. Mongolia (5.285)
  84. Macedonia (5.274)
  85. Nigeria (5.265)
  86. Kyrgyzstan (5.261)
  87. Turkmenistan (5.247)
  88. Algeria (5.211)
  89. Morocco (5.208)
  90. Azerbaijan (5.208)
  91. Lebanon (5.197)
  92. Indonesia (5.192)
  93. China (5.191)
  94. Vietnam (5.175)
  95. Bhutan (5.082)
  96. Cameroon (5.044)
  97. Bulgaria (5.011)
  98. Ghana (4.996)
  99. Ivory Coast (4.944)
  100. Nepal (4.913)
  101. Jordan (4.906)
  102. Benin (4.883)
  103. Congo (Brazzaville) (4.812)
  104. Gabon (4.799)
  105. Laos (4.796)
  106. South Africa (4.722)
  107. Albania (4.719)
  108. Venezuela (4.707)
  109. Cambodia (4.700)
  110. Palestinian Territories (4.696)
  111. Senegal (4.681)
  112. Somalia (4.668)
  113. Namibia (4.639)
  114. Niger (4.628)
  115. Burkina Faso (4.587)
  116. Armenia (4.559)
  117. Iran (4.548)
  118. Guinea (4.534)
  119. Georgia (4.519)
  120. Gambia (4.516)
  121. Kenya (4.509)
  122. Mauritania (4.490)
  123. Mozambique (4.466)
  124. Tunisia (4.461)
  125. Bangladesh (4.456)
  126. Iraq (4.437)
  127. Congo (Kinshasa) (4.418)
  128. Mali (4.390)
  129. Sierra Leone (4.374)
  130. Sri Lanka (4.366)
  131. Myanmar (4.360)
  132. Chad (4.350)
  133. Ukraine (4.332)
  134. Ethiopia (4.286)
  135. Swaziland (4.212)
  136. Uganda (4.189)
  137. Egypt (4.166)
  138. Zambia (4.107)
  139. Togo (4.085)
  140. India (4.015)
  141. Liberia (3.975)
  142. Comoros (3.973)
  143. Madagascar (3.933)
  144. Lesotho (3.802)
  145. Burundi (3.775)
  146. Zimbabwe (3.663)
  147. Haiti (3.597)
  148. Botswana (3.488)
  149. Syria (3.462)
  150. Malawi (3.410)
  151. Yemen (3.380)
  152. Rwanda (3.334)
  153. Tanzania (3.231)
  154. Afghanistan (3.203)
  155. Central African Republic (3.083)
  156. South Sudan (2.853)

Source:
https://s3.amazonaws.com/happiness-report/2019/WHR19.pdf