Taiwan is the happiest place in East Asia and 26th in the world.

In the World Happiness Report 2018, Taiwan ranked first in the East Asian region and 26th overall among 156 countries based on people’s “subjective well-being”, which the research suggests can be explained by six key variables: “income, healthy life expectancy, social support, freedom, trust, and generosity.”

[Image courtesy of World Happiness Report 2018]