The First World Happiness Report, launched earlier this week, placed the nation in 17th on a global basis, according to a new report published by the United Nations.
Residents in the Gulf state proved to be more satisfied with their lives than those living in places such as the UK, Germany and Hong Kong.
The least happy places in the Middle East were Yemen, Afghanistan and Palestine, the report judged.
Factors that go towards a country's happiness rating include its overall wealth and its mood, social relations and healthcare.
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