Where the Happiness Lives
The happiest people in the world live in south Europe and they evaluate their lives 7,6 on scale from 0 to 10. The happiest countries in the world, according to UN are Denmark, Norway, Finland and the Netherlands, while the most unhappy nations are from Toga, Benin and Sierra Leone. who evaluate their lives by 3,4. Main criteria for measuring happiness are political freedom, corruption in the society, physical and mental health, secure job and harmonious private and family life. This UN research showed that happy countries are frequently the rich ones and that happiness is growing with the higher standards. But, the fact that USA is not in the top of the list shows that this is not a rule. Considering developed countries, women are happier than men and the middle-aged people are least happy.