Pakistan beats India in happiest countries Ranking, UN Report

A midst all the political turmoil and troubles, a news to be proud of.

Pakistan is ranked 75th out of 156 countries in the 2018 Happiness Report issued on Wednesday,

This is an improvement on 2017 standings where Pakistan was ranked at the 80th spot.

India, Afghanistan and Iran are ranked below Pakistan at 133, 145 and 106 respectively.

At the top of the list is Finland. Finns have facilities like childcare, education and free healthcare which add up to the happiness factor of their citizens. Finlands population is 5.5 million approximately.

Last year leaders were Norway, but this year Finland jumped from 5th position to take the leader spot.

The top ten are:

  1. Finland
  2. Norway
  3. Denmark
  4. Iceland
  5. Switzerland
  6. Netherlands
  7. Canada
  8. New Zealand
  9. Sweden
  10. Australia

USA is at 18th a drop from previous 14th.

UK 19th

UAE 20th

Pakistan still has a long way to go but has the potential to do better.

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