Finland is the happiest place in the world, again

STORY: Finns are the happiest in the world...again

Finland has topped the World Happiness Report for a sixth year in a row

followed by Denmark, Iceland, Israel, the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway

[Pekka Parviainen, Shoeless runner]

"This is traditional Finnish crazy stuff I think we all agree. And it's really the happiness side, I mean it's very good sports, strong exercise and everything, but it really is the happiness."

It measures social support, income, health, freedom, generosity and the absence of corruption

According to the report, most populations around the world continue to be remarkably resilient

even with the global health and energy crises, inflation and Ukraine conflict

Lithuania is the only new country in the top twenty

but Afghanistan and Lebanon remain the two unhappiest countries in the survey