Sunday, February 18, 2007

Worlds Happiest

The table of the "worlds happiest countries" (fruity I Know) was released recently, it reflects data from UNESCO, the CIA, the New Economics Foundation, the WHO, the Veenhoven Database, the Latinbarometer, the Afrobarometer, and the UNHDR.
The twenty happiest countries are:

  1. Denmark
  2. Switzerland
  3. Austria
  4. Iceland
  5. The Bahamas
  6. Finland
  7. Sweden
  8. Bhutan
  9. Brunei
  10. Canada
  11. Ireland
  12. Luxembourg
  13. Costa Rica
  14. Malta
  15. The Netherlands
  16. Antigua and Barbuda
  17. Malaysia
  18. New Zealand
  19. Norway
  20. The Seychelles

As a side note, Finaldn no.6 also has the worlds highest suicide rate...and by a long way. You figure


Macka said...

Bhutan! Parsons would be so proud

PauricTheLodger said...

Was Watching QI from alluc last night. In the first or second episode the question of the largest no. of suicides came up, Alan Davies gave the answer of Sweden which promptly turned out to be wrong. According to Mr. Fry and his behind the scenes squad its actually Lithuania. Wierd eh?