Iceland - Happiness and wages - October 31, 2019

Families need decent wages in order to afford all the essentials. But high wages do not necessarily make families happy. There is no direct correlation between money and happiness, unless the family has real economic problems. The key to happiness is mainly spending time with family and friends. Icelanders are considered to be the world’s happiest people, along with their Nordic neighbours. Iceland has been ranked among the five happiest countries in the world for many years now.

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