UN Releases List Of World Happiest Nations 2016, See Where Nigeria Ranked

United Nations Organization, has released it’s 2016 World Happiness Report and Denmark, topped the list.

The report which is based on survey carried out on People’s health and access to medical care, family relations, job security and social factors, including political freedom and degree of government corruption.


Denmark, which came tops has its women holding 43 percent of the jobs in the public sector, is known for its generosity in showing human love and kindness.

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The country also boasts of little complain of their high taxes as it helps give access to a free general practitioner and hospitals. It also covers school fees, students grants up to seven years and confidence of being taken cared of if at any point they lose their jobs.


Below are the top ten countries:

  1. Denmark
  2. Switzerland
  3. Iceland
  4. Norway
  5. Finland
  6. Canada
  7. Netherlands
  8. New Zealand
  9. Australia
  10. Sweden

Top bottom:

  1. Madagascar
  2. Tanzania
  3. Liberia
  4. Guinea
  5. Rwanda
  6. Benin
  7. Afghanistan
  8. Togo
  9. Syria
  10. Burundi

Nigeria came in at 103 while US made number 13 of the 157 countries that were researched.



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