Several experts have made their guess on how to explain Nordic happiness, and one way is by looking at the framework surrounding them. These include well-functioning democracy, free education and healthcare, and a high priority of life balance.
Why Scandinavian countries are the happiest?
This is no coincidence. Nordic countries rank so high on the happiness report because they have things like free education and healthcare, low crime rates, cushy social security nets, a relatively homogeneous population and theyre fairly prosperous. Heres how the Nordic countries find work-life balance.
Is Scandinavia A happy country?
Scandinavia is still the worlds happy place, firmly holding on to the top 3 of the World Happiness Report in 2020. Finland, Iceland and Denmark were named as the worlds three happiest countries in the study that is based on surveys by Gallup as well as developmental indicators.
Why is Norway happiest country?
Norway jumped from fourth to first place as the worlds happiest country. Historian Finn Erhard Johannessen at the University of Oslo believes Norwegians are the happiest because the standard of living has been raised to a level where we can allow ourselves to relax.