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