People who live in Finland are the happiest in the world while Nigerians living in their country are ranked 91st, according to a study.
The study was released by the United Nations on Wednesday ahead of UN World Happiness Day on 20 March.
Why Finland rose from fifth place in 2017 to oust Norway from the top spot, Nigeria’s last position was 94.
Burundi placed at the bottom of the happiness index. The survey also found Americans were getting less happy even as their country became richer.
The 2018 top-10, as ever dominated by the Nordics, is Finland, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland, Netherlands Canada, New Zealand, Sweden and Australia.
The U S. came in at 18th, down from 14th place in 2017 while Britain was 19th and the United Arab Emirates 20th. One chapter of the 170-page report is dedicated to emerging health problems such as obesity, depression and the opioid crisis, particularly in the U. S. where the prevalence of all three has grown faster than in most other countries.