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Pakistan jumps eights spots, India drops seven on World Happiness Index

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With a jump of eight spots, Pakistan is now ranked 67th on The United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network’s annual World Happiness Report. Pakistan was ranked 75th on the happiness index last year.

The report rates 156 countries. Pakistan has beaten its neighbours in terms of improvement on the list. India after losing seven spots is now ranked 140th on the list.

China is at 93 and Iran is ranked 117. Iraq ranks 126 and Afghanistan is at 154th spot. Bangladesh is ranked at 125.

The World Happiness Index collects data from 156 countries and analyses it on the basis of how happy the citizens of the countries perceive themselves.

Last year, Pakistan’s neighbouring country Iran, India, and Afghanistan scored 106th, 133rd, and 145th position respectively on the list.

Finland has once again maintained its supremacy in the list being the world’s happiest country. Denmark, Norway, and Iceland clinched second, third, and fourth spot in the list following Finland.

The Philippines and a few countries from Europe, Africa, and Latin America, and Pakistan have remarkably improved their performance and consequently their standing on the list.

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The World Happiness Index collects data from 156 countries and analyses it on the basis of how happy the citizens of the countries perceive themselves.

This year’s World Happiness Index focuses on happiness and community: how happiness has evolved over the past 12 years, with a focus on technologies, social norms, conflicts, and government policies that have driven those changes. This is the seventh list released by the UN since 2012.


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