Canada and Mexico both have hospitable people, beautiful scenery, and many places to visit. However, these two countries differ in rate happiness index. According to a news report that determines the level of happiness, Canada is the fifth happiest country on the planet (Leung, Marlene). However, Mexico lack of security and poverty between issues that negatively affect the lives of many Mexicans, but in the World Happiness Report Mexico is 14th places, on the list of 158 countries (El Diario De Yucatan). The factors considered in the analysis include GDP per capita, social support, life expectancy, generosity and perceptions of corruption. Although happy in their own ways Canada is a better place to achieve happiness than Mexico because it offers a superior economic status, more accessible and advance education, and a higher level of personal safety. .
A country with a strong economy provides the population with more income which can be used to buy more material possessions which increases happiness of the people living there. Canada has one of highest levels of quality of life partially because the working population are employed by companies that offer to their employees a comfortable work environment, competitive salaries, and employment agencies that offer facilities for unemployed people to find work (Marshall, Katherine). For example, there are many employment agencies that offer help such as, how to prepare resumes, interview preparation, and also financially to help with transportation and work clothing. Also this country has strong businesses that export valuable resources to different countries to keep growing in the trade market. For example, high technology products, and various natural resources. Canada has democracy with an advanced legal system, which has lower risks for bribery because the federal government has strict rules to lower the average levels of corruption to offer government transparency (Gregory, Michael).