The Pew Research Center interviewed people in 43 countries and found a strong correlation between increased wealth and reported happiness. Many emerging nations are a good deal happier now than they were seven years ago, when Pew last asked them.
I’m not sure how reliable this information is considering the sample population that was interviewed. Are happier people more likely to provide survey feedback? Certain countries are happier than others, which can also skew results. I’d take this information with a grain of salt considering happiness is a tough thing to measure.
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