Kyrgyzstanis took the 98th place in the World happiness report-2017. The data is taken from the rating published by the British magazine The Spectator.
The authors of the study seek to establish how satisfied with their lives are the population in 155 countries around the world. Six factors were taken into account: GDP per capita, life expectancy, social support in difficult situations, trust (to the government), perceived people’s freedom to make decisions about their lives, and generosity (estimated in terms of the amount of charity donations made people in recent times).
Of the countries of the former
The first place in the list is occupied by Norwegians, the second and third — citizens of
«Happy countries are those states that have a healthy balance between material well-being in the form in which it is usually calculated and social capital, which implies a high degree of trust in society, a low level of inequality and trust in the government,» Jeffrey Sachs said.