Also known as Holland, Netherland is a famous country that exists in Western Europe. It is a high paced, easygoing and well known for its iconic view. The term Netherlands means lower countries which are correctly defined by its small and flat geography.
It is the second largest exporter of agricultural and food products all over the world owing to the fertility of the soil and the mild climatic conditions of the country. This position is contributed to by the developed agricultural methods adopted in the country. The Netherlands is a liberal country that focuses on organized ruling with legalized rules for prostitution, abortion, and euthanasia. One of the major organized factors is the maintenance of a progressive drug policy system. It has a happiness index score of 7.441 owing to better healthcare services, good educational benefits, many social benefits, progressiveness, and very high-quality living.
Switzerland is one of the most developed countries with higher nominal wealth per adult. And it has the eighth highest per capita GDP. It has a happiness index of 7.487 taking into consideration the metrics including government transparency, civil liberties, quality of life, human development and economic competitiveness. Switzerland is a sovereign state of Europe and is divided within the regions of the Alps, Swiss, and Jura. Switzerland is surrounded by amazing views of mountains and soaked in luxury life. The unique features of its happiness include the booming economy, clean environment, interesting infrastructure, and educational services besides political stability. The financial welfare and outstanding social support also add to the high happiness index score. The average Swiss life involving nature, serenity and the politeness of people enhance Swiss happiness.
The country is the birthplace of international organizations like the Red Cross and the UN office. It is a federal country with the historical background and values of federalism that contributes to the identity of the country. It is also known by multiple names as Suisse, Svizzera, and Svizra.
It had also been ranked as the ninth most developed country in the world with a higher Global Peace Index as well. Iceland has no standing army force but only the light coast guard that take charge of the defense. The country is ranked with happiness index score 7.495 based on social support, its mindset about corruption and generous nature which make it the top fourth happiest country in the world. Also, amenities like low tax rates and rich services in educational and healthcare systems contribute well to its happiness score. It is also known as the most established published country as one out of ten residents in the country write books.
Iceland has been regarded as the most peaceful and fair country in the North Atlantic. It is a Nordic island country that is sparsely populated with a population of only 348,580 and is a geologically active country with lava fields and glaciers. Iceland has a moderate temperature climate as the Gulf Stream keeps the country warm. Its social welfare system provides universal services for education and health care. The political, economic, social stability and equality are the main features contributing to its high rank amongst the world.
Denmark is one of the economically and socially developed countries all over the world. It is also a member of the European Economic Community and Nordic Council. The citizens of the country have a high living standard owing to their education services, health care facilities, prosperity, progressiveness, and human development. It has a population of just 5 million that contribute to the export and agriculture which makes the country hold a good position of exporter and agriculture producer. Denmark is also known for the highest social mobility and a higher level of income equality with very low levels of corruption rate. Its high rank is also contributed by the increased per capita rate and highest personal income tax which all together contribute to the Happiness Index of 7.555. The kingdom of Denmark has been placed in the third position of the top 10 happiest countries of the world.
Much of the happiness levels of Danish people are contributed by their living styles and leisure time as explained by Danish term “hygge” which means social and intimate get-togethers with family and friends. Good government healthcare systems because of high taxes provide free access to the hospitals. Their great love for a bicycle is one of the important happiness contributors. It has a mixed economy with social and labor market reforms initiation, also Denmark has a democratic system with a constitutional monarchy. Copenhagen which is the capital of the country is also a major commercial place and the largest city of Denmark.