5 Happiest Countries in the World

The International Day of Happiness is celebrated throughout the world on the 20th of March. The International Day of Happiness was founded by United Nations adviser Jayme Illien on June 28, 2012. He conceptualized the idea for a U.N. Resolution that would recognize the pursuit of happiness as a human right and a "fundamental human goal." There are variables for measuring happiness, these variables currently include: real GDP per capita, social support, healthy life expectancy, freedom to make life choices, generosity, and perceptions of corruption. Here are the 5 countries whose people are the most happiest.


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The world's happiest nation in the 2015 rankings, Switzerland is known for being a prosperous country with sublime ski slants and rich chocolate. Switzerland's flourishing open air spaces also affords a healthy lifestyle its residents: The nation brags the lowest obesity rates in Europe. Discover the wild spaces in Switzerland by canyoning, kayaking, or paragliding in Interlaken to explore the endless mountainous landscape.


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