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Rank report Happy Life Years in Nations 2010-2019

How long and happy people live

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Rank Nation Satisfaction with life
(scale 0 - 10)
Life expectancy in years Happy Life Years
(HLY)
1 Switzerland 8.0 82.5 66.4 2 Norway 7.9 81.7 64.8 3 Denmark 8.2 79.3 64.8 4 Iceland 8.0 81.3 64.8 5 Canada 7.9 81.8 64.2 6 Finland 8.0 79.8 63.6 7 Sweden 7.8 82.0 63.6 8 Costa Rica 7.9 78.4 62.2 9 Austria 7.7 80.3 62.1 10 Netherlands 7.6 81.2 61.9 11 Israel 7.6 81.4 61.6 12 Mexico 8.1 75.7 61.6 13 Qatar 7.8 78.6 61.1 14 Colombia 8.1 75.5 61.1 15 Luxembourg 7.6 80.1 60.5 16 Belgium 7.5 80.1 60.2 17 Andorra 7.3 82.7 60.0 18 United Kingdom 7.4 80.5 59.5 19 Germany 7.4 80.6 59.5 20 New Zealand 7.3 81.1 59.4 21 Malta 7.3 80.3 58.6 22 Panama 7.5 78.5 58.5 23 Ecuador 7.6 76.6 58.3 24 Ireland 7.2 80.7 58.2 25 United Arab Emirates 7.5 77.3 58.0 26 Italy 7.0 82.1 57.5 27 Spain 7.0 81.6 57.4 28 Bosnia Herzegovina 7.5 76.6 57.2 29 Australia 6.9 82.2 57.0 30 Montenegro 7.3 78.4 56.9 31 Argentina 7.3 77.7 56.9 32 Dominican Republic 7.3 78.0 56.8 33 Uruguay 7.3 77.0 56.5 34 Uzbekistan 7.7 73.6 56.3 35 Nicaragua 7.7 73.0 56.3 36 Singapore 6.6 84.7 56.2 37 United States of America 7.0 79.7 56.0 38 France 6.8 81.8 55.5 39 Slovenia 7.1 78.0 55.2 40 Poland 7.2 76.9 55.0 41 Hong Kong 6.6 83.4 54.8 42 Brazil 7.4 73.5 54.6 43 Czech Republic 6.9 78.5 54.2 44 Kuwait 6.9 77.8 53.7 45 Chile 6.8 78.6 53.6 46 Cyprus 6.8 78.5 53.6 47 North Macedonia 7.0 76.0 53.1 48 Taiwan 6.6 80.0 53.0 49 Libya 6.9 76.3 53.0 50 Indonesia 7.3 72.5 52.9 51 Japan 6.2 84.7 52.7 52 Paraguay 6.8 77.0 52.6 53 Slovakia 6.9 76.7 52.6 54 Kyrgyzstan 7.4 70.4 52.3 55 Romania 7.0 74.9 52.2 56 Peru 7.1 73.5 52.2 57 Guatemala 7.2 72.0 52.2 58 Trinidad and Tobago 7.2 72.6 52.2 59 Bangladesh 7.3 70.9 52.0 60 El Salvador 7.0 74.4 52.0 61 Philippines 7.1 72.8 51.5 62 Jordan 6.4 80.5 51.3 63 China 6.8 75.3 51.1 64 Bahrein 6.4 78.7 50.6 65 Venezuela 6.8 74.5 50.5 66 Malaysia 6.7 74.8 50.4 67 Mauritius 6.7 75.4 50.3 68 Thailand 6.8 74.4 50.2 69 Surinam 6.9 72.0 49.7 70 Croatia 6.5 76.6 49.6 71 Bolivia 7.2 68.9 49.5 72 Pakistan 7.3 67.4 49.4 73 Albania 6.3 78.1 49.2 74 Estonia 6.6 74.3 48.8 75 Latvia 6.6 73.7 48.6 76 Greece 6.0 80.8 48.6 77 Korea (South) 6.1 80.0 48.5 78 Saudi Arabia 6.5 75.1 48.5 79 Portugal 6.1 79.2 48.4 80 Honduras 6.7 71.0 47.6 81 Lebanon 6.2 75.9 47.2 82 Kazakhstan 6.6 70.6 46.9 83 Jamaica 6.4 73.6 46.9 84 Hungary 6.2 75.7 46.7 85 Lithuania 6.1 76.2 46.6 86 Algeria 5.9 76.6 45.1 87 Turkmenistan 6.4 69.8 44.5 88 Turkey 6.0 73.6 44.4 89 Azerbaijan 6.1 72.2 44.2 90 Belize 6.4 68.6 44.2 91 Serbia 5.9 75.3 44.1 92 Viet Nam 6.0 73.2 43.7 93 Moldova 6.1 70.4 43.0 94 Georgia 5.6 76.0 42.9 95 Belarus 5.9 72.5 42.8 96 Bhutan 6.1 69.5 42.4 97 Mongolia 6.1 69.3 42.2 98 Morocco 5.5 76.7 42.1 99 India 6.1 68.1 41.7 100 Russia 5.9 70.5 41.3 101 Sri Lanka 5.4 76.7 41.3 102 Armenia 5.4 74.5 39.9 103 Tajikistan 5.8 67.4 39.1 104 Tunisia 5.1 75.9 38.4 105 Iran 5.4 71.2 38.2 106 Ghana 5.7 66.2 37.8 107 Laos 5.9 63.9 37.8 108 Palestine 5.1 73.2 37.6 109 Bulgaria 5.0 74.6 37.6 110 Gambia 5.8 64.6 37.4 111 Myanmar 5.6 66.3 36.9 112 Nepal 5.4 67.5 36.7 113 Rwanda 6.1 59.7 36.2 114 Egypt 4.8 73.7 35.7 115 Ukraine 5.1 69.4 35.7 116 Yemen 5.4 65.2 35.4 117 Mauritania 5.6 62.7 35.0 118 Syria 4.5 75.6 34.4 119 Cambodia 5.4 64.1 34.3 120 Djibouti 5.4 62.8 34.0 121 Ethiopia 5.4 61.5 33.5 122 Iraq 4.7 71.5 33.3 123 Comoros 5.2 63.9 33.2 124 Sudan 5.2 63.6 32.9 125 Kenya 5.1 63.8 32.7 126 Haiti 5.1 63.5 32.4 127 Senegal 5.3 61.3 32.3 128 Burkina Faso 5.0 65.1 32.3 129 Somalia 6.2 52.0 32.2 130 Guinea 5.2 60.1 31.0 131 Cote d Ivoire 5.3 58.3 30.9 132 Zimbabwe 5.3 57.1 30.5 133 Cameroon 5.3 57.9 30.4 134 Congo (Brazzaville) 5.1 58.8 30.2 135 Madagascar 4.6 65.6 30.0 136 Congo (Kinshasa) 5.2 56.9 29.9 137 Sierra Leone 5.1 57.8 29.7 138 Angola 5.3 55.6 29.5 139 South Africa 5.9 49.7 29.4 140 Namibia 5.6 51.6 29.1 141 Swaziland 5.7 51.1 29.0 142 Nigeria 5.5 53.0 29.0 143 Benin 4.6 61.5 28.5 144 Togo 4.4 64.5 28.4 145 Mali 5.0 55.3 27.8 146 Lesotho 5.2 52.9 27.7 147 Gabon 5.3 52.0 27.7 148 Uganda 5.0 54.9 27.7 149 Malawi 5.2 53.5 27.6 150 Niger 4.9 55.1 27.2 151 South Sudan 4.4 60.8 26.8 152 Mozambique 5.0 52.9 26.7 153 Zambia 5.1 52.2 26.5 154 Liberia 4.5 58.6 26.3 155 Chad 5.1 49.8 25.6 156 Burundi 4.2 60.1 25.5 157 Botswana 4.6 54.2 24.8 158 Tanzania 3.8 61.7 23.6 159 Afghanistan 4.5 50.9 23.1 160 Central African Republic 4.4 51.8 22.8