Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Gallup published on 19 March 2015 its 2014 "happiness index" for 143 countries. Not all countries in East Africa and the Horn were included. Kenya scored highest with a score of 77 followed by Tanzania with a 72. Uganda scored considerably lower at 64 and Ethiopia at 60. South Sudan was near the bottom at 56 and Sudan was dead last at 47. By comparison, the United States had a score of 79 and China a score of 75. The 10 countries with the highest positive emotions were all in Latin America.