According to a report from the University of Leicester in central England:
“We’re looking much more at whether you are satisfied with your life in general,” White told Reuters. “Whether you are satisfied with your situation and environment.”
The main factors that affected happiness were health provision, wealth and education, according to White who said his research had produced the “first world map of happiness.”
Following behind Denmark came Switzerland, Austria, Iceland and the Bahamas.
Hmmm. I think I could settle for fifth happiest country if I had to.