According to latest data, the top ten provincial capitals and municipalities with the strongest happiness in 2020, as well as cities under separate state planning, are Xiamen, Lhasa, Chengdu, Hohhot, Qingdao, Xining, Dalian, Haikou, Nanning and Changsha. This is the seventh time Lhasa and Changsha are featuring on the list
Overall, Northerners are happier than people from the South . This is mainly as a result of their open mindedness.
From the perspective of place of residence, the happiness of urban population has always been higher than that of rural areas in the past decade.
Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen” represent development opportunities and unlimited possibilities of first tier cities, which many people dream of. However, with the acceleration of urbanization, central cities have emerged one after another, and the happiness of urban life is also quite different.
The happiness of residents in third-tier cities has been significantly higher than that of residents in first- and second-tier cities except in 2017 and 2020, which are slightly lower than those in second-tier cities. Residents living in small cities generally have fewer troubles and live a more comfortable life.
It is worth mentioning that women’s happiness has always been higher than men’s. In 2020, the top three cities with high female happiness are Chengdu, Qingdao and Xiamen. The cities with high male happiness are ranked Lhasa, Xiamen and Hohhot.
Source: Baidu News