Happy called himself 85 percent of Russians

The proportion of Russians who feel happy, reached a historical high since 1990. As reports RIA Novosti, citing data from the national center for the study of public opinion (VTSIOM), as saying 85 percent of respondents.

A high percentage of happy sociologists recorded in all socio-demographic groups. The main causes of happiness, the Russians call a family, children and health.

The most happy respondents aged 18-24 years (95 per cent) and people with high estimated income (94%). Among the respondents older than 60 years, the figure was 82 percent. 63 percentage of people with insufficient incomes are also told of a happy present.

A nationwide survey was conducted among 1, 8 thousand respondents. The statistical error doesn’t exceed 2.5 percent.

On 20 March, the company Sustainable Development Solutions Network on behalf of the UN has published the rating of happy countries, in which Russia took the 49th place, having improved its score by seven positions compared to last year. The happiest were Norway, Denmark and Iceland, the most unhappy was Rwanda, Syria and Tanzania.