What are surprises in the World's Happiest Country list?


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The list of the world's happiest countries, published every year, has Norway at the top for 2017, beating Denmark into second place. But these are surprising results - countries usually thought of as having a very good or relaxed quality of life.

  • The US is 14th
  • Ireland is 15th
  • France is 31st
  • Italy is 48th
  • Japan is 51st
  • Jamaica is 76th

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