Armenia is placed 116th (up from 129th last year) among 156 countries in the World Happiness Report 2019 published by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network.
Finland tops the ranking of happiest nations followed by Denmark and Norway.
Other countries in the region are placed as follows: Georgia – 119th, Turkey – 61th, Azerbaijan 90th, Iran – 117th.
Armenia’s partners in the Eurasian Economic Union Russia and Kazakhstan are ranked 68th and 60th respectively, Belarus is 81st, Kyrgyzstan is 86th.
The World Happiness Report was released to coincide with the United Nation’s International Day of Happiness on 20 March.