The 5 Happiest Countries to Live In

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Some countries have earned the title of being the happiest country in the world. Can security like money or health care be responsible for this happiness? The Legatum Institute Prosperity Index ranks the happiest country according to its financial stability including government welfare programs, career opportunities, education and healthcare, while the Gallup Poll insists that people are happy because of their culture and lifestyle. The scores are in for 2012 with five countries that are ranked as the happiest in the world.
The 5 Happiest Countries to Live In


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Even though the per capita GDP is just under $27,500, 72 percent of Australia's people have full-time jobs. The government provides efficient housing and a good healthcare system to every citizen, allowing the people to freely enjoy healthy eating and outdoor activities.

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