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    These Are The Top 20 Happiest Countries In The World

    Come on get happy.

    The United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network just released their annual "World Happiness Report" for 2013.

    unsdsn.org

    A number of different measures contribute to the average overall happiness of any given country, including GDP per capita, life expectancy, freedom to make life choices, and even overall generosity and social support.

    Below is a ranking of the top 20 happiest countries in the world, from least happy to most happy.

    20. Venezuela

    19. Luxembourg

    18. Ireland

    17. United States of America

    16. Mexico

    15. Panama

    14. United Arab Emirates

    13. New Zealand

    12. Costa Rica

    11. Israel

    10. Australia

    9. Iceland

    8. Austria

    7. Finland

    6. Canada

    5. Sweden

    4. The Netherlands

    3. Switzerland

    2. Norway

    1. Denmark

    Here is a chart of the top 50 happiest countries.

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