YEREVAN, September 9. /ARKA/. Armenia is ranked 128th among 156 countries in the 2013 World Happiness Report.
The happiest people in the Commonwealth of Independent States are residents of Moldova (the 53rd rank), Kazakhstan (the 57th rank) and Turkmenistan (the 59th).
The mentioned countries are followed by Uzbekistan (the 60th), Belarus (the 66th), Russia (the 68th), Ukraine (the 87th) and Kyrgyzstan (the 89th).
Azerbaijan came 116th and Georgia 134th in the ranking.
The happiest people of the world live in Europe –Denmark, Norway, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Sweden are top five countries in the ranking.
The world tailenders are Africal countries – Togo, Benin and the Central African Republic.
Per-capital GDP, life expectancy, public confidence in authorities, freedom of choice and corruption degree have been taken into account in composing this ranking.
The report was based on polls conducted by the United States’ Gallup public opinion research agency. ---0----