Dream destinations | Which countries are the happiest in the world?

Posted by on February 10, 2013

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Happiness will come by looking. It is very likely that you can find it in Scandinavia. At least according to reports from a study of Ligatum Institute which aims to investigate what are the happiest countries in the world or at least be one in which it costs less fatigue. Nothing could be more relevant but let us take it as a game.

Happiest Places to Live Norway

Happiest Places to Live Norway

Happiest Places to Live Norway

Happiest Places to Live Norway

The research institute has affected 146 countries by considering parameters such as GDP per capita, unemployment rate, looking at the welfare and many other factors. The Scandinavian countries do not leave room for the rest of the world. Commanding is Norway, followed by Denmark and Sweden, respectively the second and third place in the ranking.

Happiest Places to Live Norway

Happiest Places to Live Norway

Happiest Places to Live Denmark

Happiest Places to Live Denmark

Just down from the podium are coupled Australia-New Zealand, fourth and fifth and sixth place is Canada. Back in Europe with seventh place is Finland, followed by the Netherlands, Switzerland and Ireland. Why Norway? The standard of living is very high and the welfare state in fully operational, combined with high levels of service. Consequently, the confidence in institutions and authorities is very high as well as the gross domestic product per capita.

Happiest Places to Live Denmark

Happiest Places to Live Denmark

Happiest Places to Live Sweden

Happiest Places to Live Sweden

What is missing in this ranking? The Mediterranean, the culinary habits, the Alps, the beautiful nature, the solar and open, the desire to be together and so many other factors also make mediterranean counties places where despite some difficulties (mainly related to factors that lead Norway to the top), you can still be happy.

Happiest Places to Live Sweden

Happiest Places to Live Sweden

Norway photos: mishox, Moyan_Brenn, Denmark photos: Le Fromagier, bohasoon, Sweden photos: jasmine8559, franksfoto.

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