Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Where are the world's happiest countries? Research happiness using our free resources

International Day of Happiness is celebrated on the 20th March
the theme for 2017 was

aiming to encourage children to make the world a happier more peaceful place.

Where are the world's happiest places?
World Happiness Report 2017, ranks 155 countries by their happiness levels. It found that Norway is the happiest nation. Download the data and consult the methodology on the website.

How can you measure happiness?
The OECD has discussed methodology (in terms of OECD nations) in a number of its reports.
this includes the very interesting
How Was Life? Global Well-being since 1820 - which covers 25 nations.

Other well known measures include:
  Centre for Bhutan Studies and GNH Research's works on Gross National Happiness. relates to public agendas in Bhutan 

World Database of Happiness research from Rotterdam University has a bibliography and searchable database of more articles and reports on all aspects of the topic of Happiness

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