Australians are the happiest people in the world according to an international poll conducted by the newspaper Paris Press.
Fifty-two percent of 3000 Australians questioned said they were content with life.
The French were the least content, with only 11 percent expressing themselves completely happy.
To the question, “Are you really happy?” Those who said “Yes” were 26% of Norwegians. 32% of Canadians, 39% in Britain, 43% in the U.S. and Holland, and 52 percent in Australia.
French young people were happier than their elders.
Forty-four percent of under 25s expected a rosy future compared with 28 percent of over 25s.