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Average life expectancy: 82.5 years

Immediately after the happiness leader Denmark follows Switzerland, according to the World Happiness Index. The Swiss also enjoy one of the most thriving economies in the world. The people are rich, the government is stable, which means little or no conflict, and the healthcare system is regarded as one of the best in the world. Switzerland doesn’t have many natural resources so it has chosen to invest in developing people’s talents. Between health, money, happiness, and chocolate, nothing is sweeter than life there.