OECD’s Better Life Index Says Australia Is The Happiest Nation

The latest report from OECD places Australia on top of the world in terms of life satisfaction. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Better Life Index, Australia ranks first when it comes to jobs, income, environment and health.

No surprise in seeing Switzerland over there, although I find satisfaction/happiness  rankings have their share of artificialness.  Here’s the complete top ten:

1. Australia; 2. Sweden; 3. Canada; 4. Norway; 5. Switzerland

Geneva, Switzerland / Credit: communicationxdevelopment.wordpress.com

Geneva, Switzerland / Credit: communicationxdevelopment.wordpress.com

6. United States; 7. Denmark; 8. The Netherlands; 9. Iceland; 10. United Kingdom

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6 Responses to OECD’s Better Life Index Says Australia Is The Happiest Nation

  1. Maggie Thom says:

    Cool. I’m glad to see Canada is high up in there. 🙂 I always wonder though with these kind of things how accurate they really are. Anyway it was neat to read and see how each country has been ranked. Thank you for sharing it.

  2. VERY intresting list! I am *happy* you showed it to us….

  3. Gosh, thanks so much for this neat post – I’m happy to see the USA still in the top ten!! 🙂

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