Armenia ranked 116th in the ranking of the happiest countries in the  world

ArmInfo. Armenia was ranked 116th in the ranking of the happiest countries in the world, compiled by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Thus, compared to 2019, Armenia's position in the ranking has...

Armenia ranked 116th in the ranking of the happiest countries in the  world
ArmInfo. Armenia was ranked 116th in the ranking of the happiest countries in the world, compiled by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Thus, compared to 2019, Armenia's position in the ranking has not changed. Armenia is located between Nigeria and Georgia. Finland took the first place in the list, gaining the maximum number  of points - 7.809. Denmark (7.646) and Switzerland (7.560) took  second and third places, respectively. Israel took - 14th line, one  line down, lowering its position, and Germany's position did not  change - 17th place. Russia was on the 73rd line of the ranking,  while in 2019 the country was on the 68th line. Moldova was in 70th place, having improved its performance by one  position compared to 2019. Belarus was in 75th place, having improved  its indicators, in 2019 the country was in 81st place. Armenia  remained at 116th position, and neighboring Georgia - at 117th, two  positions up in the ranking. Ukraine is in 123rd place, having  improved its indicators by 10 lines, and Azerbaijan occupies 89th  line of the rating. Turkey ranked 93rd and Iran 118th. Kazakhstan -  50th, Tajikistan - 71st, Kyrgyzstan - 74th, Turkmenistan - 95th.  It  is noteworthy that in the published list the highest rating of all  post-Soviet countries is taken by Uzbekistan in 38th place, then  Lithuania, Estonia - located in 41st and 51st positions, and Latvia  in 57th positions. Afghanistan closes the list of the happiest  countries - 153 lines. When calculating the level of happiness, experts took into account  six factors: GDP per capita, life expectancy, generosity, social  support, as well as freedom and corruption in terms of influencing  the making of important life decisions. Each of these factors was  assessed on a ten-point scale, after which the average score for the  country was derived. To compile this rating, estimates were used based on the  recommendations of the United Nations and the Organization for  Economic Cooperation and Development, such as unemployment,  inflation, GDP per capita, and citizen satisfaction surveys.