HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam ranks 65th out of 137 countries and territories in the 2020-2022 period as per the World Happiness Report 2023, up 12 places from the 2022 Report. At the other end of the table, Afghanistan ranks the lowest in the world, followed by Lebanon, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Malaysia and Thailand are above Việt Nam in this ranking, with 55th and 60th positions, respectively. Việt Nam is the only Asian country in the top 20 of this assessment. The World Happiness Report is a Sustainable Development Solutions Network publication, powered by the Gallup World Poll data.