World Happiness Report shows increasing inequality

The fourth annual report reviews the international state of happiness and seeks to show how a new science of happiness explains personal and national variations; the report notes that happiness inequality has increased significantly across the globe.

The authors argue that the inequality of wellbeing provides a broader measure of inequality. They find that people are happier living in societies where there is less inequality of happiness. They also find that happiness inequality has increased significantly (comparing 2012-2015 to 2005-2011) in most countries, in almost all global regions, and for the population of the world as a whole.

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