TIME States

Here Are the 50 States Ranked by How Happy Their Residents Are

See how your state stacks up

For the sixth year in a row, Gallup and Healthways have released their well-being index, which quantifies just how happy each state is based on a series of criteria including “physical and emotional health, healthy behaviors, work environment, social and community factors, financial security, and access to necessities such as food, shelter and healthcare to create a composite well-being rank for each state.”

Below is a chart with the 2013 rankings juxtaposed against the 2012 numbers.

Gallup-Healthways_mini-report_2013_rank-change

(h/t Uproxx)

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