Singapore ranked first Happiest Country in Asia

World Happiness 2015,Recently released report of the happiest countries in the world and in Asia. The survey results noted Singapore's happiest State 25th in the world and the first in Asia.

This is in contrast of the image represented in the last survey. Results of the research company Gallup in 2011 is a Singapore citizen mention at least feel the positive emotions than 148 countries.

But the study of the United Nations (UN) said that Singapore is still a place that is more enjoyable. In 2012, when the U.N. released, Singapore was ranked 36th out of 130 countries. In 2013, Singapore got into # 30 and now topped 24 of 158 countries.

The biggest factor that contributes to increasing the position Singapore in the report is the per capita gross domestic product last year reached 71.318 Singapore dollars.

Other indicators used to determine the level of happiness in life's expectations, the freedom to make choices and social support available.

Not all surveys tell the same story. In 2012, the Happy Planet Index put Singapore on the order of 90 out of 151 countries, behind countries such as Syria and Libya.

Sociologists of the National University of Singapore, Paulin Straughan said the measure is a matter of subjective happiness Singapore.

"If you look at the progress of one country, after moving to a better place. We do not have such upheaval in other countries, and a strong belief in the Government, "he said as reported by

But he said Singapore could become a frustrating matter of residence with population density and a high level of work stress.

"For example, when we rushed each other on the bus, get to invite a highly negative reaction," he said.

Trader Lek Lee Yong, 52, said he was not surprised by the survey results see various fields such as economic performance and the level of corruption in which Singapore is less good.

He said, "we have a good education and transportation, so Singapore in high positions in the report that the happiness-because they see a material factor."

Student Cheryl Tham, 19, could not believe that Singapore is the country into 25 happiest in the world and Asia.

"Singapore Citizens generally get stuck on academic values, outcomes and materialistic. Pragmatic stuff still weighs on the minds of people here, even though the city prosper and move forward, "he said.

According to the report, Sustainable Development Solutions Network based on the initiative of the UN that Switzerland is the country's most happy while Togo in West Africa ranked at the bottom.

Under the Singapore, Thailand following the happiest in Asia. Other States ranked above 25, including Norway, Australia and Brazil.
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