Norway atop World Happiness list, BD 110th

Dhaka,  Wed,  23 August 2017
Published : 20 Mar 2017, 22:43:04 | Updated : 20 Mar 2017, 22:44:54

Norway atop World Happiness list, BD 110th

Norway atop World Happiness list, BD 110th
Norway topped this year’s list as the latest World Happiness Report has been published.

The Scandinavian country was named the “happiest” country in the world in the report prepared by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). Bangladesh raked 110th in the report.

The report is based on factors such as GDP per capita, life expectancy, freedom to make life choices, generosity and public trust, among others.

Denmark, last year’s No. 1, finished 2nd in this year’s list followed by Iceland, Switzerland and Finland.

The Netherlands, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Sweden rounded out the Top 10.

The US is in 14th place while the UK 19th, Singapore 26th, Japan 51st, South Korea 56th and Hong Kong 71st.

At the bottom of the list of 155 countries is Central African Republic followed by Burundi, Tanzania, Syria, Rwanda and Togo. – source UNB

Editor : A.H.M Moazzem Hossain
Published by the Editor for International Publications Limited from Tropicana Tower (4th floor), 45, Topkhana Road, GPO Box : 2526 Dhaka- 1000 and printed by him from City Publishing House Ltd., 1 RK Mission Road, Dhaka-1000.
Telephone : PABX : 9553550 (Hunting), 9513814, 7172017 and 7172012 Fax : 880-2-9567049
Email :,
Copyright © 2017. All rights reserved
Powered by : orangebdlogo