World Happiness Report 2018 has been published yesterday and it ranked 156 countries by their happiness levels. This landmark survey of the state of global happiness is published every year around International Day of Happiness, which is marked on March 20th. This report measures subjective well-being - how happy the people are and why.
This years report discovered that Croatia gets sadder every year: it's been placed 82nd, which is 5 places lower than last year, 8 places lower than 2016 and whooping 20 places lower than 2015.
When it comes to neighborhood countries, only Bosnia and Herzegovina was placed lower in the 2018 World Happiness Report, on the 93rd place.
When it comes to the happiest countries, Finland is the winner! It was placed right before last years happiest country – Norway and 2016 happiest country – Denmark. The rest of the top ten happiest countries are Iceland, Switzerland, Netherlands, Canada, New Zealand, Sweden and Australia.
The saddest countries in the world are Burundi, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Tanzania, Yemen, Rwanda, Syria, Liberia, Haiti and Malawi.
This years World Happiness Report is special because also included a list of 117 countries, ranked by the happinest of their immigrants.