One of the biggest insights he has gained from researching happiness while living in the second happiest country in the world is that no matter where people are from, there are a … Netherlands (7.488) 6. By Sebastian Moda k and Caitlin Morto n. April 10, 2020. Ranked from happiest to least happy: 1. The population of the region is 5.5 million and the southern region holds its significant part. Austria (7.246) Finland is the king of happiest countries in the world. It was relegated to a still impressive second position in 2018 with an aggregated score of 7.594. Denmark (7.600) 3. BRB, moving to Scandinavia. The majority of the world’s happiest countries are in Western Europe, and France is one of them. Once again, Finland has ranked #1 in the UN’s 2020 World Happiness Report, and, as always, it will have come as a surprise to some people.When you … Welfare and social security are the main reasons why Norway continues to dominate the list of the world's happiest countries. Helsinki is the capital and the largest city in the country. New Zealand and Canada are the only non-European countries to make it into the top 10 happiest countries. Through a measurement of … The U.S. and UK switched places in … New Zealand (7.307) 9. Finland (7.769) 2. These are the happiest countries in the world according to a new United Nations report. This Nordic country located in Northern Europe. Iceland (7.494) 5. Switzerland (7.480) 7. It is also the eighth largest country in Europe. After all, the Magyars held the second-happiest spot in the world in 2018 as well. Sweden (7.343) 8. Still, the world's happiest countries are largely concentrated in Northern Europe. Besides the happiest countries, the World Happiness Report also looked at the places where people are the saddest. Canada (7.278) 10. In the 2017 happiness report, Norway was the happiest country in the world. Getty Happiness is a … Norway (7.554) 4. 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