World's happiest countries

POSTED: 12:18 PM PDT October 20, 2011    UPDATED: 7:13 AM PDT March 20, 2014 

March 20 is the International Day of Happiness, which recognizes "happiness and well-being as universal goals and aspirations in the lives of human beings around the world," according to the United Nations. Take a look at this year's list of the happiest countries in the world.

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What makes people happy? The answer is a combination of things, according to the World Happiness Report compiled by Columbia University's Earth Institute. Take a look at the happiest countries in the world.

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