Bangladesh ranked 11th happiest country in the world by Happy Planet Index

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    Pakistanis happier than Indians and Americans: survey
    From the Newspaper | Our Correspondent | 8 hours ago 13

    Pakistanis happier than Indians and Americans: survey | DAWN.COM


    WASHINGTON, Oct 3: Pakistanis, in general, are happier about their lives than both Indians and Americans, says a survey released on Wednesday.

    The Happy Planet Index 2012 ranks Pakistan 16th among 151 countries, ahead of both India and the United States ranked 32nd and 105th respectively.

    The HPI measures human wellbeing and environmental impact of a country’s development to determine its rank. The index was introduced in July 2006 by a British NGO, the New Economics Foundation, which also has a branch in the United States.The HPI 2012 ranked Costa Rica as the happiest country in the world, followed by Vietnam and Colombia.

    Costa Rica has consistently been among the top Latin American countries in the Human Development Index, ranked 69th in the world in 2011. In 2010,
    UNDP cited Costa Rica as one of the countries that have attained much higher human development than other countries at the same income levels.

    And in 2011, UNDP included it among good performers on environmental sustainability, with a better record on human development and inequality than the median of their region. It was also the only country to meet all five criteria established to measure environmental sustainability.

    Costa Rica is ranked fifth in the world, and first among the Americas, in the 2012 Environmental Performance Index.

    Costa Rica constitutionally abolished its army permanently in 1949. It is the only Latin American country among the world’s 22 older democracies.

    The Happy Planet Index is calculated using life expectancy, wellbeing and ecological footprint of the countries with data collected from various sources including UNDP and Gallup.

    The life expectancy and experienced wellbeing of Pakistan was found to be mediocre, but the ecological footprint was termed “good”. The total HPI of Pakistan was calculated at 54.1.

    Israel landed just one spot above Pakistan, with “good” life expectancy and wellbeing, but a “poor” ecological footprint.

    Bangladesh was higher up on the scale at 11, with the first two factors termed mediocre and the footprint as “good”.

    India showed mediocre life expectancy and wellbeing but a “good” ecological footprint. India’s total HPI was 50.9.

    The United States scored low because of its ecological footprint which was worse than the “poor” category. The life expectancy and well-being were, however, ranked “good”.Afghanistan was ranked 109.

    The countries which landed at the bottom of the Happiness Index were mostly from Sub-Saharan Africa
     
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    jis ke dil me khuda hai usko dukh kis bat ka :meeting:
     
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    Seems like Pakistani media is absolutely clueless of what Happy Planet Index means.HPI is not a measure of which are the happiest countries in the world.It is rather a measure of the environmental efficiency of supporting well-being in a given country.Even Dawn is publishing this rubbish.
     
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    RAWamy conspiracy or bangladeshis happy being a puppet of Indian. Lol. That is why they voted for our puppet. You made your master proud. Katputlio.
     
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    Seems like people of land of milk and honey are angry...

    This is the definition of the index from it's website...

     
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    And then these jerkoffs cry that Indians post on their threads.

    Now do one thing, print the report on fine paper and give a copy each to your potential immigrants who were AGAIN banned entry into UAE today, tell them UAE was ranked 130, and indeed all those who want to sneak into India too :)

    And if you get the time, try to understand what the rank means - efficiency of well being in terms of ecological impact, not a rank of well being. China is rated 60 BTW, so show some respect to your papa too.

    The quality of education and english comprehension in Pakistan and BD seems to be getting from bad to worse.
     
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    Bangladeshis know they have to Illegally get out of their Country very Soon. :lol:
     
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    The map shows everyone is unhappy compared to Bangladesh from Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia to Australia, China or Japan.
     
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    tujhe kya lagta hai sirf dukhi log hi immigration lete hai :lol:
     
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    Seems like RAW conspiracy has increased the average life expectancy in Bangladesh to 68.9 years but failed to do it in India... feeling sorry for the dark and short Indians with average life expectancy of 65.4 years only. Pathetic organizations.
     
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    paisa logo ko khushi nahi deta mama tu toh samajhdar indian hai toh samajh ja :D

    tu fir se ban hone wala hai :D
     
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    Do not worry man ... machine readable passport project is running on full scale then most of these fake passport will be cancelled forever. No wonder around 600000 rohinguyas entered middle eastern country using fake Bangladeshi passport and they are responsible for most of the crime. I do not blame the UAE authority. They know the real reason and Bangladeshi authority too is aware of it. Hope genuine people do not face problem for it. Anyway UAE too knows it very well they can not ignore Bangladeshis as 1 million is already there and the number is too high to ignore.
     
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    Saada bhojan, uchcha vichaar. :what:
     
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    Do you even read what is written in there . "The overall index scores rank countries based on their efficiency, how many long and happy lives each produces per unit of environmental output".

    That is what i said,It's a measure of the environmental efficiency of supporting well-being in a given country.Not a measure of happiest countries in the world.They are two different things.

    Happiness is not quantifiable.Happiness’ or ‘life satisfaction’ are very subjective and personal: cultural influences and complex impact of policies on happiness.The HPI is based on general utilitarian principles,most people want to live long and fulfilling lives, and the country which is doing the best is the one that allows its citizens to do so, whilst avoiding infringing on the opportunity of future people and people in other countries to do the same.

     
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