China News Service, Taipei, November 11 (Reporter Chen Xiaoyuan) The 30 Taiwan County and City Happiness Index Survey Report was released on the 2023th, and Taipei City was rated as the "happiest city", with Chiayi City and Taichung City ranking second and third respectively.
The survey was co-sponsored by Taiwan's Economic Daily and Cathay Life Insurance, and the counties and cities ranked fourth to tenth in the happiness index are: Hsinchu City, Taitung County, Miaoli County, Tainan City, Kaohsiung City, Yilan County, and Hualien County.
On November 11, the 30 Taiwan County and City Happiness Index Survey Report was released, and Taipei City was rated as the "Happiest City". The picture shows children swinging in the Daan Forest Park in Taipei City recently. Photo by China News Service reporter Chen Xiaoyuan
According to the report, Taipei City has risen from fifth place last year to first place this year. In the relevant statistics, Taipei City is far ahead of other counties and cities, including income and wealth, life expectancy, and the proportion of the population with a college degree or above, all of which are the first in Taiwan.
Taichung City's happiness index ranking has risen seven places from last year. Among them, in the ranking of governance satisfaction of all counties and cities in Taiwan, Taichung City ranked first with 78.8%. According to the report, people are more satisfied with the city's living conditions, working conditions, educational achievements and other aspects.
On November 11, the 30 Taiwan County and City Happiness Index Survey Report was released, and Taipei City was rated as the "Happiest City". The picture shows the night view of Taipei taken recently. Photo by China News Service reporter Chen Xiaoyuan
It is understood that the happiness index ranking survey, the compilation structure refers to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) "Regional Well-being (Regional Well-being) index", covering "material conditions" for income and wealth, employment and income, living conditions and other three areas, "quality of life" for health status, education and skills, environmental quality, personal safety and other six areas;
The poll was conducted from 8 August to 24 October this year, with telephone interviews with people over the age of 10 in Taiwan, with a total of 16,20 valid samples. (ENDS)