India Ranks 126th; Finland tops 2023 World Happiness Index
Finland is again adjudged as the happiest country in the world, as per the United Nations’ annual World Happiness Report for the year 2023, released on March 20.
This is the sixth consecutive year that Finland is top ranked country in the Happiness Index, with a score of 7.8.
Denmark is ranked at second spot while, Iceland is ranked at third place.
Other countries in top 10 are Israel, Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Switzerland, Luxembourg and New Zealand.
India is ranked at 126th spot among 137 nations. In 2022, India’s rank was 136 among 146 economies.
The World Happiness Report is being published by United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network, since 2012, to rank countries by how happy their citizens perceive themselves to be.. Th
Six Parameters used to rank the countries include: healthy life expectancy at birth, GDP per capita, social support, perception of corruption, generosity in a community, and freedom to make key life decisions.