Happiness Report: Islands have good showing on Happiness Report – The Philadelphia Tribune

Happiness Report: Islands have good showing on Happiness Report – The Philadelphia Tribune

What is your happiness quotient? It is listed on the Happiness Report. The report is produced each year by the United Nation Sustainable Development Solutions Network (UNSDSN). The UNSDSN conducts surveys in 156 countries in over 140 languages throughout the world in order to determine the “state of global happiness.”

The questions are based on a Cantril Ladder of Life Satisfaction scale. Participants are asked to think about their lives and give a rating, with the highest number 10 and the lowest zero. In other words, the survey is designed to determine how happy citizens in each country claim to be. Of course, several Caribbean countries have been included in the survey in the past nine years.

Key Caribe online news indicated that in 2019 Trinidad and Tobago ranked 39th, which made T&T the happiest Caribbean country that year. This was not a surprise. They always seem so happy in news broadcasts,
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