Denmark Is World`s Happiest Country
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Overall, the world is getting happier, according to the
It found increased happiness from 1981 to
"I strongly suspect that there is a strong correlation between peace and happiness," said Ronald Inglehart, a political scientist at the
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And, said Ingelhart, there is a strong correlation between happiness and democracy.
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5 Least Happy Countries
The survey, first done in 1981, has kept to two simple questions:
"Taking all things together, would you say you are very happy, rather happy, not very happy, not at all happy?" And, "All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?"
Writing in the journal Perspectives on Psychological Science, Ingelhart`s team said they have surveyed 350,000 people.
"Ultimately, the most important determinant of happiness is the extent to which people have free choice in how to live their lives," Inglehart said.
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