What Makes Them Happy? Secrets Of Top 10 Happiest Countries
May 28, 2013
PARIS - The Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has just released its Better Life index -- a survey ranking 36 countries according to 11 criteria: Housing, Income, Jobs, Community, Education, Environment, Civic Engagement, Health, Life Satisfaction, Safety and Work-Life Balance.
For the third year in a row, Australia takes the top position as the world's happiest industrialized nation.
Here's a look at the countries that have made it to the index's top 10 -- and why we think those smiles land on so many faces...
Premium stories from Worldcrunch's own network of multi-lingual journalists in over 30 countries.