The Nordic country came first in the 2019 World Happiness Rankings, an annual study conducted by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network with the Ernesto Illy Foundation. The study evaluates and ranks 156 countries based on “how happy their citizens perceive themselves to be, according to their evaluations of their own lives.”
The study used quality-of-life markers such as income, freedom, trust, life expectancy, social support, and generosity to determine a country’s overall happiness.
With one of the world’s most impressive education systems, a modern stance on work-life balance, a symbiotic relationship with nature, and much more, Finland simply cannot be beat.
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