The UN division for sustainable development solutions published the annual World Happiness Report.
Uzbekistan ranked 38th in the current ranking, making it the happiest country in the CIS.
Tashkent was recognized as the most optimistic city in the world. The list includes 186 cities. The last line of the rating went to Kabul (Afghanistan).
The results of the rating are based on a survey of the American Institute Gallup World Poll, which covers 160 countries around the world. The Gallup World Poll tracks the most important issues around the world, such as access to food, employment, leadership effectiveness, and well-being.
For the third time in a row, Finland leads the ranking of the world’s happiest countries. The top ten also includes Denmark, Switzerland, Iceland, Norway, the Netherlands, Sweden, New Zealand, Austria and Luxembourg.
The most unhappy countries, according to the UN, were Afghanistan (the last line of the rating), South Sudan, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, the Central African Republic, Tanzania, Botswana, Yemen, Malawi and India.