The Czechs are by far the happiest in the Visegrad region, according to the World Happiness Report 2016 anyway. They sit 27th in the world, which is topped by the usual Scandinavian and Antipodean suspects. Around 20 places lower mope the Slovakians and Poles. Hungarians are found sulking in the 91st position.
It may be true that money can’t buy happiness, but it’s unlikely mere coincidence that the (relatively) happy-go-lucky Czechs have led the region in terms of economic prosperity since communism was cast off. The country’s GDP is close to 90% of the EU average.
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Source: Visegrad Insight