VALDOSTA – With the U.S. ranking No. 18 on this year’s World Happiness Report, down four spots since the previous edition, and research proving that money up to a certain dollar amount can contribute to happiness, the personal-finance website today released its report on 2018’s Happiest States in America as well as accompanying videos.
To determine where Americans have the highest satisfaction with life, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 31 key indicators of happiness. The data set ranges from emotional health to income level to sports participation rate.
Happiness in Georgia (1=Happiest; 25=Avg.)
- 17th – % of Depressed Adults
- 17th – Suicide Rate
- 21st – Income Level
- 21st – Share of Maltreated Adults
- 11st – Average Leisure Time Spent per Day