Factors of Unhappiness in India

Manu Yadav, Laveena Yadav
Happiness; Unhappiness; India; United Nations; World Happiness Report
In 2019, United Nations published a report of World Happiness and it shocked the world, India the fifth largest economy of the world, fastest-growing trillion-dollar economy, a second-most populous country in the world ranks 140 out of 156 countries in Happiness Index and the previous reports tell us that Happiness in India is in continuous decline over the last 5 years. Now, what causes the unhappiness among Indians? By doing data analysis of many different datasets, we found that there are six main reasons of unhappiness among Indians, these six reasons are Poor Education System which causes unemployment, Corruption, watching excessive news, Decline in freedom, Less Trust in natives and low GDP per capita. These findings can be useful in boosting happiness in a country.
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Received : 13 October 2020
Accepted : 22 December 2020
Published : 29 December 2020
DOI: 10.30726/ijmrss/v7.i4.2020.74017

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