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Top 20 Happiest Countries In Africa 2018 – UN Happiness Report

The United Nations annual World Happiness Report has named Mauritius the most happiest country in Africa, while naming Burundi the saddest country in Africa.

(Here’s the latest report: Top 20 Happiest (and Saddest) Countries in Africa 2020)

The World Happiness Report 2018, ranked 156 countries by their happiness levels, based on factors including life expectancy, social freedom, absence of corruption and migration within and between countries.

According to the report, Top of the chart in Africa is Mauritius, which rose from second place to push out Algeria which was ranked happiest country in Africa in 2017.

Libya which was ranked third happiest country in Africa in 2017 also came forward this year to clinch the second position.

Africa’s giant, Nigeria also moved up in this year’s ranking to clinch the fifth position despite all the turmoils happening in the country. Last year Nigeria was ranked sixth happiest country in Africa.

Other countries that made the list include Ghana (11), Cameroon (7) & South Africa (9).

See the full list below

Top 20 Happiest Countries In Africa – UN Happiness Report

CountryRank
Mauritius1
Libya2
Algeria3
Morocco4
Nigeria5
Somalia6
Cameroon7
Gabon8
South Africa9
Ivory Coast10
Ghana11
Senegal12
Tunisia13
Sierra Leine14
Congo (Bazzaville)15
Mali16
Namibia17
Burkinafaso18
Egypt19
Mozambique20

Other African countries that made the list of UN happiness Report 2018 but Can’t be said to be either happy or sad but rather in-between include…

21. Kenya
22. Zambia
23. Mauritania
24. Ethiopia
25. Chad

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If you can’t find your country in the list above be sure to check here => Top 20 Saddest Countries in Africa


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