Cambodia ‘unhappiest country’ in ASEAN

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Cambodia monkThe recently released World Happiness Report 2013 by United Nations, the second edition of the survey, has ranked 156 countries by their “happiness”, a measurement based on a number of factors such as GDP per capita, access to healthcare, social services, life expectancy, corruption, “freedom to make life choices” and others.

Underpinned by Gallup surveys in the countries, the report also lists global  regions as per the ‘happiness’ indicators after a special formula.

It turned out that Southeast Asia ranks fourth in the regions’ ranking behind North America and Australia/New Zealand (taken as one region), Western Europe and Latin America/Caribbean.

Within ASEAN, 9 countries out of ten have been ranked. For Brunei, data was insufficient.

As per this ranking and the underlying indicators, Singapore is the happiest nation in ASEAN and Cambodia the unhappiest. See below the list:

30. Singapore

36. Thailand

56. Malaysia

63. Vietnam

76. Indonesia

92. Philippines

109. Laos

121. Myanmar

140. Cambodia

The 10 happiest countries in the world are:

1. Denmark

2. Norway

3. Switzerland

4. Netherlands

5. Sweden

6. Canada

7. Finland

8. Austria

9. Iceland

10. Australia

Download the full report here.



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The recently released World Happiness Report 2013 by United Nations, the second edition of the survey, has ranked 156 countries by their "happiness", a measurement based on a number of factors such as GDP per capita, access to healthcare, social services, life expectancy, corruption, "freedom to make life choices" and others. Underpinned by Gallup surveys in the countries, the report also lists global  regions as per the 'happiness' indicators after a special formula. It turned out that Southeast Asia ranks fourth in the regions' ranking behind North America and Australia/New Zealand (taken as one region), Western Europe and Latin America/Caribbean....

Cambodia monkThe recently released World Happiness Report 2013 by United Nations, the second edition of the survey, has ranked 156 countries by their “happiness”, a measurement based on a number of factors such as GDP per capita, access to healthcare, social services, life expectancy, corruption, “freedom to make life choices” and others.

Underpinned by Gallup surveys in the countries, the report also lists global  regions as per the ‘happiness’ indicators after a special formula.

It turned out that Southeast Asia ranks fourth in the regions’ ranking behind North America and Australia/New Zealand (taken as one region), Western Europe and Latin America/Caribbean.

Within ASEAN, 9 countries out of ten have been ranked. For Brunei, data was insufficient.

As per this ranking and the underlying indicators, Singapore is the happiest nation in ASEAN and Cambodia the unhappiest. See below the list:

30. Singapore

36. Thailand

56. Malaysia

63. Vietnam

76. Indonesia

92. Philippines

109. Laos

121. Myanmar

140. Cambodia

The 10 happiest countries in the world are:

1. Denmark

2. Norway

3. Switzerland

4. Netherlands

5. Sweden

6. Canada

7. Finland

8. Austria

9. Iceland

10. Australia

Download the full report here.



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Support us now with a donation of your choosing. Your contribution will help us shine a light on important ASEAN stories, reach more people and lift the manifold voices of this dynamic, influential region.

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