Ireland is the 5th-Happiest Nation in the EU

June 26, 2007 at 3:46 pm Leave a comment

Ireland is the fifth-happiest nation in the European Union over the ten years from 1995 to 2005, according to researchers at the World Database of Happiness in Rotterdam. And the Danes are nearly twice as happy as the Bulgarians. Here is how happy each of the twenty-seven EU nations are. >>>

What is Being measured?

How much people enjoy their life-as-a-whole, on a scale of 0 to 10

Happiest Nations in the EU

  • 8.2 – Denmark
  • 8.0 – Austria
  • 7.7 – Finland, Sweden
  • 7.6 – Ireland, Luxembourg
  • 7.5 – Malta, Netherlands
  • 7.3 – Belgium
  • 7.2 – Germany
  • 7.1 – Britain
  • 6.9 – Cyprus, Italy, Spain
  • 6.7 – Slovenia
  • 6.5 – France
  • 6.4 – Czech Republic, Greece
  • 6.0 – Portugal
  • 5.9 – Poland
  • 5.6 – Hungary
  • 5.5 – Slovakia
  • 5.1 – Estonia
  • 5.0 – Romania
  • 4.7 – Latvia
  • 4.6 – Lithuania
  • 4.2 – Bulgaria

Source

Veenhoven, R., Average happiness in 95 nations 1995-2005, World Database of Happiness, RankReport 2006-1d, Internet: worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl

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A blog by Michael Nugent

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I also write Bionic Bohs, a blog about following Bohemians football club in the 1970s.

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