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