US drops out of Top 20 Happiest Countries

The U.S. came in at No. 23 and dropped due to a rise in happiness among other countries.

News 12 Staff

Mar 20, 2024, 1:25 PM

Updated 29 days ago

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This year's World Happiness Report is out and for the first time, the United States didn't make the top 20.
The U.S. came in at No. 23 and dropped due to a rise in happiness among other countries.
This year's report was the first to include separate ranking by age groups. In the U.S., happiness scores from people under 30 years old were dramatically lower than people 60 and older.
Finland snagged the top spot for the seventh year straight as the world’s happiest country. Denmark took second place.


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