Poorest avg. score: 20 (62%)
And only 21/30 in poorest...
I think you're definitely on to something here. I have worked with many people from third world countries and several have told me that just because people are poor doesn't mean they're unhappy.
I am thankful every day I was born in the United States. If you are American and you AREN'T grateful for what you have, a trip to Africa will quickly cure you of your ingratitude.
Is there one country that seems to have it best?
Yes, the salaries may be low, but what is the cost of living like?
Do the people own or rent their homes? - Do they receive money
monthly from their relatives in the US to supplement their earned
income? - Yes, poverty is poverty, but by whose measure?
ROK = Republic of Korea