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Australia leads the industrialised world in the happiness stakes, says the OECD. Tell us what would make you happier

The OECD has found Australia to be the happiest industrialised nation for the third year in a row. Sweden is No 2, with the UK trailing in 10th. Factors that influenced the OECD outcome included education, housing, work-life balance and income. If you were listing the criteria needed for happiness, what would they be? Perhaps the health of your family would be top of the list, or maybe it would be job satisfaction. Would you say that financial security would be the most important factor, or would it be a roof over your head to call your own? Tell us your requirements for happiness.

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