World Happiness Report: The world's happiest countries for 2023

March 20, 2023

CNN —There’s cause for optimism in the latest report on world happiness. Countries are ranked on happiness based on their average life evaluations over the three preceding years, in this case 2020 to 2022. espiegle/Adobe StockSix-year winning streak for world’s happiest nationFor the sixth year in a row, Finland is the world’s happiest country, according to World Happiness Report rankings based largely on life evaluations from the Gallup World Poll. Lithuania, with the main square in Kaunas pictured, made it into the top 20 in the latest World Happiness Report. Average life evaluations in these countries are more than five points lower (on a scale from 0 to 10) than in the 10 happiest countries.