Dominican Republic plummets from happiest to 50th in just 4 years
Santo Domingo.- Panama heads he list of the happiest countries, according to a Gallup-Healthways Well-being Index survey carried out in 2013, with Dominican Republic ranked 50th.
The study by the reputable pollster conducted in 135 nations examines how people feel about their sense of purpose, social connections, community, finances and physical vigor.
Syria is in last place, according to the survey, in which Costa Rica is second.
In addition to Panama, as the 15 happiest nations figure Costa Rica, Denmark, Austria, Brazil, Uruguay, El Salvador, Sweden, Guatemala, Canada, Trinidad & Tobago, United States, Argentina, the Netherlands and Colombia.
The top 10:
2 Costa Rica
7 El Salvador
10 Canada and Trinidad & Tobago tied.
Dominican Republic’s woes have likely pushed it out of the happy limelight, despite ranking first in a similar poll just four years ago.