Happiest in the world 2016

Danes are the happiest people in the world, according to a study of world happiness levels.

Denmark topped the list of 156 countries, ranked by independent experts on a variety of measures. Sweden is still top 10 as all years this study has been done.

Factors such as per capita gross domestic product, healthy years of life expectancy, trust and perceived freedom to make life choices were all considered.

In second place is Switzerland with other Nordic countries ranking strongly: Iceland, Norway and Finland round off the top five. New World Commonwealth countries also do well with Canada, Australia and New Zealand all in the top 10.

Source: WEF