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Armenia ranked 121st in World Happiness Report 2016

Armenia is ranked 121st among 156 countries in the World Happiness Report 2016 Update released today. Denmark is still the happiest country in the world followed by Switzerland and Iceland. The top ten also includes Norway, Finland, Canada, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Australia and Sweden.

Armenia’s neighbors are ranked as follows: Georgia – 126th, Azerbaijan – 81st, Turkey – 78th, Iran – 105th.

Our partners in the Eurasian Economic Union Kazakhstan and Russia are placed  54th and 56th respectively, Belarus is 61st, Kyrgyzstan – 85th.

The World Happiness Report 2016 Update prepared by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Earth Institute at Columbia University looked at data recording how highly people evaluate their lives on a scale running from 0 to 10. The rankings are based on surveys in 156 countries covering the three years 2013-2015.

The World Happiness Report 2016 Update, which ranks 156 countries by their happiness levels, was released today in Rome in advance of UN World Happiness Day, March 20th.

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