These are the world's happiest countries. But who measures them and how?

PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2004  Uro children play on a boat on Uro island in Lake Titicaca, November 5, 2004. The Floating Islands of Uros are made by natives from compacted beds of totora reeds. The islands are located in Lake Titicaca, the worlds highest navigable lake at over 4,000 meters above sea level. The Uros people fish and hunt, but tourism is the main source of livelihood. PHOTO TAKEN NOVEMBER 5. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares - RTRIEKO

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