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Sri Lankans are slightly happier in 2018-20 than 2016-19

Global IndexesJul 8, 2021
Sri Lankans are slightly happier in 2018-20 than 2016-19
World happiness index in 2021 indicates that Sri Lanka is one rank happier in 2018-20 than 2016-19, moving from 130 to 129. Sri Lanka was ranked 116 during the 2015-17 period that was by far the happiest recorded. However, South Asian countries such as Nepal and the Maldives rank much better than Sri Lanka occupying the 87th and 89th positions.

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