Thursday, February 22, 2018

NZ 4th most democratic country

By Kamalthebest - Own work, derived from File:BlankMap-World-Microstates.svg, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link   Democracy Index by country (2016)[edit] Listing by country is available on The Economist website.[1] Democracy Index 2016 Rank Country Score Electoral process and pluralism Functioning of government Political participation Political culture Civil liberties Category 1  Norway 9.93 10.00 9.64 10.00 10.00 10.00 Full democracy 2  Iceland 9.50 10.00 8.93 8.89 10.00 9.71 Full democracy 3  Sweden 9.39 9.58 9.64 8.33 10.00 9.41 Full democracy 4  New Zealand 9.26 10.00 9.29 8.89 8.13 10.00 Full democracy 5  Denmark 9.20 9.58 9.29 8.33 9.38 9.41 Full democracy 6  Canada 9.15 9.58 9.64 7.78 8.75 10.00 Full democracy 7  Ireland 9.15 9.58 7.86 8.33 10.00 10.00 Full democracy 8   Switzerland 9.09 9.58 9.29 7.78 9.38 9.41 Full democracy 9  Finland 9.03 10.00 8.93 7.78 8.75 9.71 Full democracy 10  Australia 9.01 9.58 8.93 7.78 8.75 10.00 Full democracy 11  Luxembourg 8.81 10.00 8.93 6.67 8.75 9.71 Full democracy 12  Netherlands 8.80 9.58 8.57 8.33 8.13 9.41 Full democracy 13  Germany 8.63 9.58 8.57 7.78 7.50 9.71 Full democracy 14  Austria 8.41 9.58 7.86 8.33 6.88 9.41 Full democracy 15  Malta 8.39 9.17 8.21 6.11 8.75 9.71 Full democracy 16  United Kingdom 8.36 9.58 7.14 7.22 8.75 9.12 Full democracy 17  Spain 8.30 9.58 7.14 7.22 8.13 9.41 Full democracy 18  Mauritius 8.28 9.17 8.21 5.56 8.75 9.71 Full democracy 19  Uruguay 8.17 10.00 8.93 4.44 7.50 10.00 Full democracy

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How do you measure happiness ?

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/11/happiest-countries-measure-how?utm_content=buffer356eb&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer With so much inequality in the world, how can we possibly compare the happiness of the world’s richest and poorest people in a meaningful way? Happiness comes in many different forms and for different reasons. At the same time, many things make people unhappy regardless of where they live: losing

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