What is geography of happiness?
Geography of happiness is how happy the world is. The
happiest country in the world is Vanuatu. The unhappiest
country in the world is Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe is also another poor country. Their life
Vanuatu is one of the poorest countries in the world.
expectancy is very low. Most of the people who live in
So why is it one of the happiest countries in the world?
Zimbabwe live up to the average age of 36. This isn’t
Vanuatu is one of the happiest countries in the world good at all. They don’t live for long because there are
because their life expectancy is quite high. It is 68. many contagious diseases which spread very quickly.
Also, their environmental footprint is very low which
Even though the life expectancy is very low, their
makes it an even happier country. This means that they
environmental footprint is slightly better than Vanuatu.
look after their environment really well.
The environment in the
Why are the richer countries not
The richer countries aren’t that happier because they don’t
look after their environment very well. Their life expectancies
are some of the highest expectancies from any other country.
If you look at the U.K or U.S.A THEY HAVE ONE OF THE
HIGHEST LIFE EXPECTANCIES BUT HAVE HIGH
ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINTS WHICH ISN’T GOOD
The environment in the
AT ALL. THIS clearly shows that the U.K and U.S.A aren’t
taking proper care of their environment. Some
environments re well taken care of.
Denmark has a good life expectancy too but a very
Egypt is a happy country but not that happy. It ahs a life
high environmental footprint. This isn’t good. I
expectancy of 68 which is good and also has a good
think that Denmark needs to recycle more and cut
environmental footprint but its life satisfaction is very
down on using fossil fuels and plastics because
that’s the main cause of them not being happy.
I think Egypt is a beautiful country to visit and to live in
although the weather conditions are very hot! I think
The people of Denmark need to reduce, reuse,
the people of Egypt should co-operate as a community
and sort out their life satisfaction.
Happiness in the world
A lot of parts in the world are not happy, but some are. Below is a map which shows
which countries are happy and which are not. This shows that not all the rich
countries are happy, the poorer ones can be much happier by keeping their
environment in good conditions like Vanuatu.