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Finland Defends Title as World’s Happiest Nation in 4th Straight Win

  • Nordic countries rank in top 10, Afghanistan rounds out bottom
  • World Happiness Report published annually by UN-linked body
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Finland defended its title as the world’s happiest country through a year marked by the pandemic, with people’s trust in each other and their government proving a key factor.

It’s the fourth straight trophy for the Nordic country in the World Happiness Report 2021 published on Friday by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network.