Mauritius ranked 2nd happiest nation in Africa

clapping_dimples_685px-500x3181446701837574400PORT LOUIS. — Mauritius island has been ranked second in Africa in the World Happiness Report compiled by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network for the United Nations.

The report released on March 20, 2016 showed that Algeria had the happiest population in Africa, while Denmark had the happiest population globally.

The 2016 edition of the World Happiness Report is the fourth attempt to quantify the population’s happiness, to create more healthy and effective societies. The first edition was published by the UN in 2012.

In the 2016 edition, only six African countries were ranked among the top 100. Algeria came in first (38 globally) ahead of Mauritius (66), Libya (67), Somalia (76), Somaliland (97) and Tunisia (98). — Xinhua.

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  • Progressive Zimbabwean

    Where does Zimbabwe stand?

  • willie Risiro

    This is ridiculous. how can the people of Somalia, Libya or Tunisia be ranked happier in Africa. What is there to be happy abt in Somalia or Libya at the moment

    • Richard Justin Sauta

      Its all a farce, there is gunfire every second, their refugees in Dhadhaba camp make the biggest refugee camp in the world and they will not return and they are supposed to be happy, Bring the Originator of that report and he won’t last ten minutes on the road without getting robbed and kidnapped. Did he go to Mogadishu? My foot on toast

  • Richard Justin Sauta

    I work in Somalia and there definitely no way the people there are happier than any other people in Afrika, Its all a farce

  • hunzi007

    Should be in the whole world