“World’s Happiest People Are The Ones Who Live in Australia” Says OECD Better Life Index

Australians are the happiest people in the world according to OECD – “Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development”.

36 countries are taken into account for the evaluation of better life index which is calculated by considering 11 factors:

1-housing
2-income
3-jobs
4-community
5-education
6-environment
7-civic engagement
8-health
9-life satisfaction
10-safety
11-work-life balance

And below is how countries rank when you give each factor equal weight:
     
1-Australia
2-Sweden
3-Canada
4-Norway
5-Switzerland
6-The United States of America
7-Denmark
8-The Netherlands
9-Iceland
10-The United Kingdom
11-New Zealand
12-Finland
13-Austria
14-Luxembourg
15-Ireland
16-Belgium
17-Germany
18-France
19-Slovenia
20-Spain
21-Japan
22-The Czech Republic
23-Italy
24-Israel
25-Poland
26-The Slovak Republic
27-South Korea
28-Portugal
29-Hungary
30-Greece
31-Estonia
32-The Russian Federation
33-Brazil
34-Chile
35-Mexico
36-Turkey

If you want to see how your country ranks with different weights for the 11 factors, check this OECD site out. You can change the weights for the eleven factors on the right and see how your country ranks on the left.

Hope you find this info useful.
Serdar

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