World Happiness Report: Indians not a cheerful lot, Pakistanis more joyful

India dropped 11 places from its previous rank of 122 in the list of 156 countries and was behind the majority of SAARC nations, apart from Afghanistan

World Happiness Report 2018: India less generous, more corrupt than Pak

Aparna Banerjea New Delhi
Indians are unhappier than most of their South Asian neighbours including the citizens of Pakistan, according to the World Happiness Report 2018. Ranking at 133rd position, India witnessed a drop of 11 places from last year's 122nd rank. India has been consistently falling in the happiness index since 2014. In the same report released in 2015, India was ranked 117 out of 158 nations. 

But Indians can rejoice about the fact that Pakistanis along with Afghans have been ranked among the least accepting people in the world. 

On the other hand, terror-ravaged Pakistan is ranked at 75 compared to its 2017 ranking of 80. Nepal, which is described as the 'poorest-of-poor' among poor nations also fared better in the 'joy'

First Published: Mar 15 2018 | 6:57 PM IST

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