193 countries participated in a study comparing their life expectancy with their average happiness scope. The results are amazing, see below graph, there is a clear statistical trend from:
* less happy countries with a score of 160 and life expectancy of 50-60 years
* to very happy countries with an average life expectancy around 80 years
What is the take-away?
Live a good life, live happier, live longer.
At least, statistically…
Source: Leduc Media, World Bank, WHO, UNESCO (2014)