Pakistan is happier than India and even Bangladesh, says a recent report on world happiness released by the United Nations on Wednesday.
Pakistan ranks 92 on the index much better than India at 118 and Bangladesh at 110.
The report which indexed 156 countries takes into account GDP per capita, life expectancy, social support and freedom to make life choices as indicators of happiness.
Denmark takes the top spot as the happiest country in the world, according to The World Happiness Report 2016. Switzerland was ranked second on the list, followed by Iceland (3), Norway (4) and Finland (5).
Details of the report puts India in the group of 10 countries witnessing the largest happiness declines along with Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Yemen and Botswana.
The report was released in advance of UN World Happiness Day on March 20.