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