World Happiness Repot 2023: Ghana ranks 107th happiest country in the world, Finland maintains 1st spot
Ghana has been ranked the 107th out of 137 countries on the World Happiness Report. Last year Ghana ranked 111th on the report but with more countries being included in the survey.
This year, instead of 146 countries, only 137 countries were evaluated on their national happiness levels indicating that 9 countries were exempted from the 2022 survey.
Meanwhile Finland has for the 6th year in a row maintained its spot as the happiest country in the world.
The World Happiness Report research leverages six key factors to help draw a conclusion on which country can be termed the happiest in the world and these factors include social support, income, health, freedom, generosity, and absence of corruption.
According to the survey, this year’s report “shows that despite the several overlapping crises, most populations around the world continue to be remarkably resilient, with global life satisfaction averages in the Covid-19 years 2020-2022 just as high as those in pre-pandemic years.
The World Happiness Report is released every year on the 20th of March to commemorate the International Day of Happiness. The day has been celebrated since 2013 to recognize the importance of Happiness in the lives of people around the world.
The World Happiness report will be officially launched at 12:00 PM Eastern Time which is 4pm Greenwich Mean Time. The theme for this year’s UN International Day of Happiness is be mindful, be grateful, be kind.