The United Nations has ranked Nigeria as the 39th unhappiest nation in its 2020 World Happiness Report.
The report, which ranked 153 countries, was released on Friday, March 20 – UN’s annual International Day of Happiness.
It ranked Finland as the world’s happiest nation for the third year running.
In the report, Nigeria was ranked 115, placing above 38 other countries.
African countries that ranked happier than Nigeria are Morocco, Cameroon, Algeria, Senegal, Guinea, Niger, Gabon, South Africa, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Mali, Ivory Coast, Benin, Congo and Ghana.
The top 20 world’s happiest countries according to the report are Finland, Denmark, Switzerland, Iceland, Norway, Netherlands, Sweden, New Zealand, Austria, Luxembourg, Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, Israel, Costa Rica, Ireland, Germany, United States, Czech Republic, and Belgium.