The Swiss result, like the others in the top 10, was largely influenced by healthy satisfaction levels regarding social support networks, life expectancy, life freedom, and (especially, in the Swiss case) GDP per capita.
Latin America is renowned for corruption, high violence and crime rates, unequal distribution of income and widespread poverty, yet has consistently scored relatively highly in the happiness report.
Every year in support of the UN's International Day of Happiness, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network presents us with a meticulously researched compendium called the World Happiness Report.
The UK and USA were nowhere near the top ten - the UK finished 19th, one place above the United Arab Emirates, while it seems America's actually getting less happy, dropping four places from 14th to 18th.
The U.S.' decline in the rankings could be attributed to a number of factors, the report said, listing the obesity epidemic, substance abuse challenges and untreated depression.
John Helliwell, an economist at the University of British Columbia and one of the report's co-editors, said there were many similarities between countries in the top ten.
"The closeness of the two rankings shows that the happiness of immigrants depends predominantly on the quality of life where they now live", the report's executive summary said.
"Many migrants will surely experience considerable happiness gains, particularly those who meet basic subsistence needs by migrating, as basic needs such as economic security and safety are vital conditions for happiness", it read.
The survey also reflected that Americans were getting less happy even as their country became richer.
"Briefly put, (Nordic countries) are good at converting wealth into well-being", Wiking said.
"The most striking finding of the report is the remarkable consistency between the happiness of immigrants and the locally born", said Prof.
The overall rankings of country happiness are based on Gallup World Poll surveys from 2015-2017.
Finland took top honours in that category too, giving the country a statistical double-gold status.
Trump's order concludes: "The Purchaser and Qualcomm shall immediately and permanently abandon the proposed takeover". In a statement , Broadcom said it "strongly disagrees" that the acquisition raises any national-security concerns.
The Big 12 has landed seven NCAA Tournament bids three of the last four seasons, and had six teams in the field previous year . KU pulls down 35.4 rebounds per game and has outrebounded two of its last three and three of its last five opponents.
Women employees are working in each and every field in SCR including Locopilot, Assistant Station Master, Security, commercial. She was assisted by loco pilot Trushna Joshi, and Shweta Hone took charge of guarding the train during the trip.
Starting today, the iconic question mark block from the Nintendo games will begin appearing in Google Maps . After this, you should see the Mario on his Kart vehicle instead of auto while navigating the Google Maps .
Asked about his second shot on the 16th, Woods added: "If I went over that sign in the water and I turned it, I'd be all right". The second round will continue throughout the day, but as of now Woods is thru 11 holes and is 4-under overall.
We arrived at the number based on CDC estimates of ~1300 kids killed by guns a year (a number the CDC calls conservative). Members of the AVAAZ group install 7000 shoes on the lawn in front of the U.S.
Green Bay failed to make the playoffs last season after Aaron Rodgers suffered a broken collarbone in Week 6. But even with Rodgers last season, Nelson would struggle. "He's still a really good player in my eyes".
The current overall gender pay gap between men and women stands at 18 per cent, but in education it is even wider, at 27 per cent. IWD has developed into a formally recognised day by the United Nations and is today celebrated around the world.
US President Donald Trump has stressed the significance of his plan to impose heavy tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Trump acknowledged Saturday that his idea might have dissenters. "I said, 'Bye, bye".
Earlier Mr Trump took to Twitter to praise Australia's commitment to a fair and reciprocal trade and military relationship. After a telephone call with Turnbull on Friday, Trump tweeted: "Spoke to PM @TurnbullMalcolm of Australia ".
But youth sports leagues and families anxious that a year-round early sunset would shut down their kids' after-school games. We're with him on no more twice-yearly time changes but less persuaded that New Mexico should leave the Mountain time zone.
International Solar Alliance launched
Besides 6 Vice-Presidents and Deputy Prime Ministers and 19 ministers as head of delegations attended the conference. International Solar Alliance , he said, will bring member nations financing as well as share expertise between them.
'American Idol' 2018: What Does The Season 16 Winner Get?
LUKE BRYAN: When you look at what we're trying to do with " American Idol ", it's not about what me and Lionel and Katy are doing. Perry says that while the judges' goal is the same - to find a music superstar - they may be going about it in a different way.
Oddsmakers list Chargers as a suitor for Richard Sherman
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Oil prices sharpen losses after USA supply data
USA output is expected to surge beyond 11 million bpd by late 2018, surpassing current No. 1 producer Russian Federation . Last week, the American Petroleum Institute (API) reported a build of 933,000 barrels of crude oil.
Serena Williams set for 1st-round match at Indian Wells
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