Nakhon Phanom named Thailand’s happiest province

A temple in Nakhon Phanom

City Pillar Shrine in Nakhon Phanom. Photo: Hdamm.

BANGKOK, March 19 – The level of the Thai people’s happiness has gradually increased in the last five years with Nakhon Phanom in the Northeast hailed as the happiest province and Samut Songkram the least happy town.

Rajana Netsaengtip, deputy director general of the National Statistical Office, said the level of the Thai public’s happiness grew from 31.8 of the total 45 points in 2008, to 33 points in 2009, 33.3 points in 2010, 32 points in 2011 and 33.59 points last year.


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