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The World Happiness Report has been unveiled, and Canada has rounded out the top five. The report, conducted by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Solutions Network, came to its conclusions based on how individuals evaluated their own lives.

Basically, the United Nations used the Cantril Scale to determine values – what that means is, people were asked to imagine their best life, and then they were asked to rate their present life on a scale from 0 to 10 as it relates to their idealized world.

As you may expect, the report found that money has something to do with happiness. One of the greatest determining factors of happiness came from a country’s economic stability, in addition to other needs like a high life expectancy, freedom and a lack of government wrongdoing.

While Canada placed fifth in the world, the United States placed 15th. We thought we’d look into why that is, so here are eight reasons why Canada is happier than the United States: