Happiest Country

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Have you ever wondered what makes a nation happy? The world is divided into two fractions; one of which involve countries that are fulfilled, developed, and stable. While, the other involve countries that are unstable, lonely, socially connected, and poor. Despite the fact, the world is still full of satisfied people. Furthermore, acknowledgment of those satisfied and happy countries have allowed individuals and societies to get inspired and equally share the passion for succession and development. A study by the OECD, The Organization for Economic Cooperation and development, states that there are particular criteria, of which a happy country should be selected upon. The criteria involve aspects of health, life expectancy, social support,…show more content…
In order for a country to earn the title “The happiest country” it requires to fulfill certain factors, a lot of which are mentioned earlier, nevertheless this research paper will include the most important ones, which are income and job opportunities, education and health. A country’s wealth and income are measured most often by (GDP) which signifies the size of the country economy. “In 2013, to be highly concentrated in a few Gulf States, Europe and North America.” [6] Were Qatar dominates the richest country followed by Luxembourg, Singapore and Norway. This is evidence to demonstrate that the wealthiest countries are the happiest countries…show more content…
The Gallup Healthways Global Well-Being Index has considered five factors in analyzing the sad countries. Those five factors that contribute to the well-being countries include: financial statutes, social well being, community well being, having purpose and goals and physical health. [8] One reason that leads to the sad countries is a civil war that took place in Syria, which erupted in 2011. It caused over “190,000 deaths and 6.5 million of displaced people’’. [8] The second reason is abducted or killed by suicide attacks, which took place in Afghanistan. In 2013 a survey was conducted to indicate that Afghanistan is one of the least safe place for humanitarian laborers. The third reason is kidnapping where Haiti, the poorest country in America and one of the poorest in the world has the highest rate of kidnapping. Most of the population in Haiti lives in $1 every day. Forth factor is child soldier recruitment in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were the country officially ended the bloody war conflict in 2003. Nonetheless, violence has continued to claim lives. “D.R.C has been defined by the NGOs as the worst place to be a woman and to be a mother.”[8] The last reason is maternal mortality, which Chad has the highest rates. “The MRR rate is 980 deaths per 100,000 live births”[8] Furthermore, according to World Health Organization report, one in 15 pregnant women passed
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