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Hamlet was wrong about Denmark

Reuters


If youre looking for happiness, go and live in Denmark. It is the happiest country in the world while Burundi in Africa is the most unhappy, according to a report by a British scientist released Friday.

Adrian White, an analytical social psychologist at the University of Leicester in central England, based his study on data from 178 countries and 100 global studies from the likes of the United Nations and the World Health Organization.

“We’re looking much more at whether you are satisfied with your life in general,” White told Reuters. “Whether you are satisfied with your situation and environment.”

The main factors that affected happiness were health provision, wealth and education, according to White who said his research had produced the “first world map of happiness.

July 29, 2006 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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