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The U.S. ranks 12th in thriving population

22 April 2011 Leave a comment

According to the most recent Gallup Wellbeing Survey, 59% of Americans report that they are “thriving” in their lives, an increase of two percentage points from last year’s survey. That is enough to make the United States rank twelfth out of one hundred twenty-four countries. Denmark ranks first, at 72%. Denmark ranked first last year as well, but the percentage of respondents who said they are thriving there declined by ten percentage points from last year.

The U.S. ranks 14th in thriving population

19 April 2010 Leave a comment

According to a 2010 Gallup Global Wellbeing Survey, 57% of Americans report themselves as “thriving.” That was enough to make the United States tied for fourteenth with Austria, out of 155 ranked countries. Denmark ranked first, with 82% of respondents reporting themselves as thriving.