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Here's Why Finland Is Considered the Happiest Country on Earth

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Finland has a lot to smile about.
The Scandinavian country landed the top spot on the United Nations' World Happiness Report, released Wednesday.
The list, which ranks countries based on account income, healthy life expectancy, social support, freedom, trust and generosity, according to the website , found the same countries as last year to be the 10 happiest, though some have switched positions.
The top 10 for 2018 are, in order: Finland, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Canada, New Zealand, Sweden and Australia.
Scandinavian countries have dominated the list for...
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Life's Nice In The Nordic Ice: Finland, Neighbors Top U.N. Happiness Index

Life's Nice In The Nordic Ice: Finland, Neighbors Top U.N. Happiness Index

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The Finns took No. 1 on the annual World Happiness Report, while perennial leaders Norway and Denmark weren't far behind. Meanwhile, the study devoted a chapter to the decline of happiness in the U.S. (Image credit: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)
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