Pakistanis stand 10th on Sanguine Index across globe

PakistanPakistanis stand 10th on Sanguine Index across globe

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Despite numerous challenges and sacrifices against terrorism Pakistanis stand at 10th position in the index of expectations and hopes, showing optimistic attitude towards life, says a survey conducted by Gallup international.

The WIN/Gallup International Association recently interviewed 65,000 people from 68 countries concluded that Saudi Arabia was 56 per cent hopeful, Vietnam 55 percent, Argentina 53 percent, while India came ninth with 47 percent and Pakistan was on 10th with 42 percent, Khaleej Times reported.

Moreover, Bangladesh was at forefront of the standings with 74 percent and then China with 70 percent third Nigeria at 68 percent fourth Fiji at 61 percent Morocco fifth at 57 percent.

Saudi Arabia has been ranked as the world’s third happiest nation and ninth as the hopeful country with the economic future.

The ranking was based on a poll conducted by Gallup International for Independent Research.

According to the poll, the happiest country in the world is Colombia, and the unhappiest country is Iraq.

According to the Happiness International Index based on the poll findings, Colombia is the happiest country at 85 percent, Fiji second at 82 percent, Saudi Arabia third at 82 percent, Azerbaijan fourth at 81 percent and fifth Vietnam at 80 percent.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has the happiest people at 86 percent, Iraq 12 percent in the index, Tunisia seven percent, Greece 9 percent, Afghanistan 14 percent and Palestine 15 percent.

The economic index put Nigeria first at 61 percent in terms of people feeling good about their economic future, Bangladesh at 60 percent, China in third place at 53 percent, Pakistan at 50 percent, India at 44 percent,

Morocco at 44 percent, Fiji at 39 percent and Saudi Arabia in ninth place at 32 percent, and Argentina in 10th place.

The countries least economically hopeful for this year were Argentina at 65 percent, Austria at 49 percent, Italy at 47 percent and Hong Kong at 45 percent.

The countries with least expectations and hope were Italy ranked first by 37 percent, second Iraq at 35 percent, Greece at 28 percent followed by Palestine at 27 percent while Bosnia and Herzegovina 23 percent, Lebanon 20 percent, Tunisia 12 percent, followed by Afghanistan with 11 percent, Belgium 11 percent, and Mexico with 11 percent.

The Gallup research revealed 66 percent of respondents around the world feel joy and happiness about their lives in 2015, while 23 percent of the respondents said their feelings crossed between happiness and not while 10 percent indicated dissatisfaction with life. The number of people happy in 2015 went down by 4 percent from the previous year, which amounted to 70 percent.

The poll found that 45 percent of the world population is optimistic about the global economic outlook for the current year, the pessimists accounted for 22 percent, while 28 percent noted that the economy will maintain the same pace.

The overall outlook for the current year was optimistic at 54 percent, while over 16 percent said they were pessimistic about this year.

Source: APP

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