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Germans Are Happier Than Ever: Study

A new study says Germany is more satisfied than ever; the happiness gap between east and west continues to narrow. The financial security and family stability play an important role, according to researchers.

Germans are the happiest they have been since 1989, according to Deutsche Post’s 2019 “Glücksatlas” (Atlas of Happiness) published Tuesday.

The study measures the satisfaction of Germans by asking them to rate their contentment in dozens of categories on a scale from 0 to 10, with 10 being the highest level of well-being.

Categories include work and income, health and age, family, security, leisure and media and economic growth.

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