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The U.S. ranks 7th in life satisfaction

7 July 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Happy Planet Index, the United States has a life satisfaction score of 7.9 (out of a possible 10), which makes the United States tied for seventh in that category with Australia and Sweden. Costa Rica ranks first, with a score of 8.5.

In the previous edition of the Happy Planet Index, the United States was ranked sixteenth in this category.

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