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POSTED | 10:42 AM | 22-03-2015

Gallup: Paraguayans the happiest in the world

Paraguay ranked 1st as the happiest country in the world in 2014, US-based Gallup said.

In its Positive Experience Index report, Paraguayans are the happiest in the world with the highest score of 89 among 143 countries surveyed in 2014.

Columbia, meanwhile, tied with Ecuador and Guatemala, as the second happiest with an index score of 84. Honduras, Guatemala and Panama tied for third; while Costa Rica, El Salvador and Nicaragua ranked fourth.

The top 10-ranked countries are all situated in Latin America.

The least happy country is Sudan with an index score of 47.

Gallup said more than 70 percent of people worldwide experienced a lot of enjoyment, smiled or laughed a lot, felt well-rested and felt treated with respect in 2014.

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