Singaporeans are materially well off and secure, but their serious demeanour doesn’t convey happiness, sociologist Daniel Goh observes. Photo: AFP

Reasons to be happy if you’re Singaporean: money, security, complaining … and what else? 

A global survey rated Singapore the world’s third happiest country. Not everyone agreed. We asked Singaporeans how accurate that ranking is, and how such a wealthy, highly developed country should measure happiness 

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Singaporeans are materially well off and secure, but their serious demeanour doesn’t convey happiness, sociologist Daniel Goh observes. Photo: AFP
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