China rises in world happiness rankings: UN report

2018-04-01 18:00 来源:pc蛋蛋开奖
Chinaranked79thamong155countriesinhappinesslevelsin2017,upfrom83rdlastyear,accordingtoaUnitedNationsreportreleasedonMarch20.Accordingtothe2017WorldHappinessReport,producedbytheSustainableDevelopmentSolutionsNetworkoftheUN,ChinacameoutaheadofcountriesincludingPortugal(89)andIndia(122),withitscitizensreportingmoreandmoresatisfactionwithlivingstandardsandqualityoflife.DespiteChina"ssignificantascensionintherankings,thereportcontraststhecountry"ssharplygrowingpercapitaincomeoverthepast25yearswithlifeevaluationsthatfellsteadilyfrom1990untilabout2005,recoveringsincethento1990levels.Expertsattributedthisdroptorisingunemploymentandfrayingsocialsafetynets;recoveryhassinceoccurredinbothareas.Thereportalsonotedthatlower-incomeandoldersegmentsoftheChinesepopulationhavesufferedmost,andtheirlifesatisfactionremainsbelowthe1990levels.Upper-incomeandyoungerpopulationshave,incontrast,enjoyedafairlyconstantlevelormodestimprovementoflifesatisfaction.Thehappinessrankingsarebasedonsixfactors:percapitagrossdomesticproduct,healthylifeexpectancy,freedom,generosity,socialsupportandabsenceofcorruptioningovernmentorbusiness.WesternEuropeandNorthAmericadominatedthetopspots,withNorwaynamedthehappiestcountryintheworld.TheCentralAfricanRepubliccameinlastplace.  
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