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