Jamaica 3rd on ‘happy’ list

| 05/07/2009

(CNN) — Costa Rica is the happiest place in the world, according to an independent research group in Britain with the goal of building a new economy, "centered on people and the environment," with Jamaica scoring 3rd. The report ranks nations using the "Happy Planet Index," which seeks countries with the most content people. In addition to happiness, the index by the New Economics Foundation considers the ecological footprint and life expectancy of countries. The runner-up was the Dominican Republic, but Britain 74th and the US an unhappy 114th.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Definitely something screwy with this study.  Somebody smoking something!

  2. Sir Henry Morgan says:

    Jamaica Happy!?!? Those limeys never really experianced Jam if they didn’t see one ‘screwface’ the wholetime they were there! That just proves that the whole study should not be taken seriously!