Health Outcomes are the basic outcomes expected by members of a prosperous society. This includes mental and emotional wellbeing, as well as basic measures of mortality and life expectancy.
Indicators – life expectancy at birth, mortality rate, perception of health problems, feelings of joy, feelings of sadness and worry
Saudi Arabia saw the largest improvement in the last year. As well as citizens perceiving themselves to have fewer health problems, they are also feeling happier and experiencing less sadness and worry.
Sub-Saharan Africa has declined in this sub-pillar more than any other region in the last five years. While life expectancy has increased since 2012, people are experiencing much more sadness and worry, and reporting increased struggles with health problems.