Note that Egypt has been excluded from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), as it experienced abnormally low levels of happiness at the time the survey was carried out (2012).
The countries with the highest amount of happiness are Qatar (98%) and Uzbekistan (96%), while the lowest level of happiness are in Iraq (68%) and Ukraine (68%).
The statistics shown on this page are based on data from the following sources:
World Values Survey Database (here)
Ipsos MORI (here)
- Our World In Data (here)
- CIA World Factbook. (for population estimates; here)
The percentages in the graphs don't always total to 100% due to alternative options for answers, being unsure, and failures to respond. More information about the sample sizes, margins of error, and research methodology for data obtained from the World Values Survey can be found at the website.