The Netherlands is the 5th happiest country in the world, according to the United Nations' World Happiness Report 2019. This is the highest position ever for the Netherlands on the list of the happiest countries.
The top five happiest countries in the world, according to the report, are Finland, Denmark, Norway, Iceland, and the Netherlands. Switzerland, Sweden, New Zealand, Canada, and Austria make up the top 10. Germany and Belgium came in 17th and 18th place respectively. The United States is in 19th place.