12/08/2013 11:47 am ET Updated Feb 07, 2014

8 Countries Where People Suffer The Most: 24/7 Wall St.

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During the global financial crisis, suffering increased globally. According to a survey recently published by Gallup, 14% of the world's population was suffering in 2012, compared to 11% on average before the recession began. In the United States, only 4% of the people surveyed reported being unhappy with their lives last year, up only slightly from 3% last year.

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