Ireland is 8th in the EU for Happy-Life-Years

June 28, 2007 at 12:03 am Leave a comment

The 58 years Happy-Life-Years that Irish people enjoy is the eighth-highest in the European Union, according to researchers at the World Database of Happiness in Rotterdam. Happy-Life-Years are worked out by multiplying happiness levels by life expectancy in each country. Here is how many Happy-Life-Years each of the twenty-seven EU nations enjoy. >>>

What is Being measured?

Happy-Life Years = Happiness Level (How much people enjoy their life-as-a-whole) multiplied by Life Expectancy (in years)

Happy-Life-Years for each EU Country

  • 62.5 – Denmark
  • 62.2 – Austria
  • 61.1 – Sweden
  • 59.6 – Finland
  • 58.8 – Luxembourg
  • 58.6 – Netherlands
  • 58.4 – Malta
  • 58.2 – Ireland
  • 56.9 – Belgium
  • 55.9 – Germany
  • 55.1 – Britain
  • 54.2 – Italy, Spain
  • 53.8 – Cyprus
  • 51.1 – France
  • 50.4 – Slovenia
  • 50.0 – Greece
  • 47.7 – Czechia
  • 45.5 – Portugal
  • 43.1 – Poland
  • 40.2 – Slovakia
  • 39.9 – Hungary
  • 35.8 – Estonia
  • 35.1 – Romania, Lithuania
  • 32.8 – Latvia
  • 29.9 – Bulgaria

Source

Veenhoven, R., Average happiness in 95 nations 1995-2005, World Database of Happiness, RankReport 2006-2b, Internet: worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl

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