The new World Happiness Report based on surveys in 140 countries indicates young people are getting happier around the world but steadily less happy in North America and Europe. The UK ranks 32nd out of the 140 countries for happiness among the under 30s, but 20th among the over 60s.  also read  LSE Politics & Policy – Why Are Younger People Becoming Unhappier? Blog by Ben O’Loughlin and James Sloam