The 10 Happiest Countries in the World

Denmark Happiness
Denmark Happiness

By Michael B. Sauter

For the second year in a row, 24/7 Wall St. examined the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's report on life satisfaction in the developed world. Economic prosperity, health and a strong social support network continue to correspond highly with happiness.

And once again, the United States fails to make the top 10 happiest nations in the world, while countries like Australia, Israel and all of the Scandinavian nations do.

Don't feel too bad, fellow citizens. We actually came in 11th. But here are the 10 who ranked ahead of us, and why.