Norway

Why is Norway the happiest country

Life Expectancy

- The average life expectancy is 81 years (Both genders)

- Since 1990, the life expectancy of Norwegian people has increased by 30


Period Men Women Bold=Men Underline=Women

1946-50 69.3 72.7

1966-70 71.1 76.8

1986-90 73.1 79.7

1991-95 74.4 80.4

2005 77.7 82.5

2006 78.1 83.0

2007 78.2 83.2

2008 78.3 83.5

2010 78.9 83.2

2011 79.0 83.5

2012 79.4 83.4

Economy

-mixed economy

-GDP 64,363 per capita(ranked 6 in the world)

-Norway is trying to end poverty

Land use and Natural Resources

-Norway's geography includes 240,000 islands a coastline that stretches over 64,000 miles(land use)

-Make a lot of there money of oil(NR)

-Uses water for energy(hydro and tidal energy)

Health Care

-Norway's health is funded by a national budget

-All citizens have access to treatment free of charge

-Norway's in the top 100 countries for health care(ranked 11)

-Over 50 hospitals around norway

Shelter

-Norway is one of the safest countries on earth

-In 2008 , Norway had 34 murders in a year

-America has over 1000 deaths per year

Waste

-Norway generates waste into energy by burning it

-Turns trash into cash