Europeans are still the happiest countries in the world, even in times of COVID

Costa Rica is the happiest nation in Latin America. Brazil is in 35th place in the world.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The coronavirus did little to alter the ranking of the world's happiest countries, with Finland at the top for the fourth consecutive year, a U.N.-sponsored annual report said Friday, March 19th.

World Happiness Report researchers used Gallup poll data asking people in 149 countries to rate their own happiness, also taking into account measures such as GDP, social support, personal freedom and levels of corruption in each nation.

Once again, the top spots were dominated by European countries: the aforementioned Finland in first place, Denmark second and Switzerland third. They are followed by . . .

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