Happiest country in 2021 with communal support, trust, freedom, and low corruption. Thrived during COVID-19.
Second happiest country (7.620). Comparable to Finland in values. Outscored in categories like GDP, generosity, and lack of corruption. Future contender for top spot.
Third happiest country (7.571). Healthy, high income, safe, and clean. Strong community and safety, along with Iceland and Denmark.
Fourth happiest country (7.554). Highest social support, second-highest generosity. Top seven, but 11th globally in generosity
Fifth happiest country (7.464). High generosity, low perceived corruption. Also known as Holland.
Sixth happiest country (7.392). Government care, healthcare, free education. Healthy work-life balance, low crime rate, strong community.
Seventh happiest country (7.363). High lack of corruption, GDP per capita. Fourth highest life expectancy in top seven.
Bhutan not included in 2021 report. Inspiring example of health and happiness. Successful COVID-19 efforts. Possible competition for Northern Europe in the future.