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Will Fijians be the happiest people in the world in 2013?

13/11/2013
It’s that time of year again when the global barometer on happiness is undertaken by the WIN GIA network.  Last time Fiji participated we came out on top of the 58 countries surveyed (a total of 53,000 interviews!).  It was official – Fijians were the happiest people in the world!  Will we top it again in 2013?  Watch this space at year end to find out.
 
It’s that time of year again when the global barometer on happiness is undertaken by the WIN GIA network.  Last time Fiji participated we came out on top of the 58 countries surveyed (a total of 53,000 interviews!).  It was official – Fijians were the happiest people in the world!  Will we top it again in 2013?  Watch this space at year end to find out.
 
Back in early 2012 the top 10 rankings were:
1 Fiji 
2 Nigeria 
3 Netherlands  
4 Switzerland  
5 Ghana 
6 Colombia 
7 Finland  
8 Germany  
9 Iceland  
10 Denmark  
 
Australia came in ranked 32nd and USA 38th.
 
Last place went to Romania, ahead of Georgia, Egypt, Palestine and Serbia.  Lithuania, Iraq, Kenya, Ireland, Lebanon and Italy also featured in the bottom 10.