The happiest people in the world apparently reside in northern Europe, according to a 156-nation survey published by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

Denmark, Norway, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Sweden are the world’s happiest countries, according to the survey of 156 countries. Rwanda, Burundi, the Central African Republic, Benin and Togo – all nations in Sub-Saharan Africa – are the least satisfied with their lives, the Columbia University’s Earth Institute said.

In 2012, Denmark also took the top spot, receiving the highest combined score on a scale of zero through 10. This year, scores range from 2.936 (Togo) to 7.693 (Denmark).

Central and Eastern Europe
Sadly, Hungary came in at number 110 in the world in terms of overall happiness, it lags behind Czech Republic (39), Slovakia (46), Poland (51), Ukraine (87), Romania (90) and Serbia (106), according to the Earth Institute.

See the full results of the World Happiness Report here.

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