Israelis are among the most content people in the Western world, according to a study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
The global well-being survey conducted by Gallup ranked Israel seventh out of 124 states, based on the happiness level of residents. 63% of respondents in Israel said they were happy with their lives.
The Jewish state ranked higher than the Netherlands and Ireland and also managed to surpass the United States and Brazil.
At the top of the “happiness” list was Denmark, with 72% of its residents expressing satisfaction. Sweden and Canada came in second with 69%, followed by Australia with 65%.
Surprisingly, Venezuela shared the fourth spot with Finland, boasting 64% content residents.
New Zealand ranked seventh, along with Israel.
The Arab state ranking highest in the survey was the United Arab Emirates, with 55% of its residents reporting contentment with their lives.
In Britain, only 54% of respondents expressed satisfaction.
Only 14% of residents in the Palestinian Authority said they were happy with their situation.