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Kuwaitis are the second happiest in the world as per 'Annual Misery Index'

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Kuwaitis are the second happiest in the world as per

The Hanke Annual Misery Index (HAMI) shows that the Kuwaitis are the happiest Arab people and the second happiest people in the world, after Switzerland in a list of 157 countries.

The index is the sum of unemployment (multiplied by two), inflation, and bank-lending rates, minus the annual percentage change in real GDP per capita.

According to the index, Kuwait achieved a strong performance in all fields in 2022. Based on Hankey's calculations, the negatives were minimal, while the good indicators were strong (annual real GDP growth reached 4.5 percent).

The Top 10 ‘happiest’ countries as per the index are Switzerland, Kuwait, Ireland, Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan, Niger, Thailand, Togo and Malta while the Top 10 ‘miserable’ countries are Zimbabwe, Venezuela, Syria, Lebanon, Sudan, Argentina, Yemen, Ukraine, Cuba and Turkey.

The Misery Index helps determine how the average citizen is doing economically and is calculated by adding the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate to the annual inflation rate.

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Indian Guru
Thursday, May 25, 2023
India will never be happy becuase they always find negativity in everything

fun fact
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
obviously, they will be happy, they have the expat population to vent out their anger and frustration. A free punching bag....that''s why the the article say Kuwaiti citizens... nothing about residents.....LOL

Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Masha Allah! May God bless Kuwait and its people with his kindness. May God grant them good health and a long life. They are genuinely kind human beings. I am very grateful for their assistance and care during Corona. Kuwaiti police, in particular, is excellent. They respond positively and graciously. During the lockdown, the employers protected and fed their workers. There are several reasons to admire Kuwait and its people.

Wednesday, May 24, 2023
India is ranked 54th amongst 157 countries, which is a creditable performance.

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Masha allah. Walla. Alhamdullilah

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