Friday, March 18, 2016

Nigeria is the 6th happiest country in Africa

Nigerians have been ranked as the 103 happiest people in the world.

According to World Happiness Report, Nigerians are also the 6th happiest people in Africa.

The World Happiness Report 2016 update, which ranks 157 countries by their happiness levels, was released in Rome on Wednesday, in advance of UN World Happiness Day, March 20th.

The latest release shows that Nigeria dropped from its 78th position in the World and 2nd in Africa in the 2015 happiness ranking.

Denmark emerged the world’s happiest place, while Algeria, standing at 38 at the global level, maintains its position as the happiest place in Africa.

Mauritius is now the second happiest country in Africa, followed by Libya, Morocco and Tunisia respectively.

According to the report, eight sub-Saharan countries were among the 10 least happy places on earth to live.

The bottom 10 were; Madagascar, Tanzania, Liberia, Guinea, Rwanda, Benin, Afghanistan, Togo, Syria and Burundi.

South Africa and Ghana stood at 116 and 124 respectively on the Global happiness ranking.

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