Switzerland is far ahead in first place; Israel plummets to 30th place for local purchasing power.
Lobby 99 gives members power to chose issues to address.
Expats in Israel are particularly happy with the high quality of life and their working life, but struggle with the high cost of living.
Two times in as many weeks, hundreds of demonstrators in Tel Aviv donned yellow vests to oppose increases in the price of electricity, water and food, as well as to dismantle the power of monopolies.
"The Israeli government must discuss this crisis at its next meeting on Sunday, and decide to put an end to the price increases before all the country burns," said protest leader Shai Cohen.
Plenty of Israelis, especially young families, live in modest spaces for a variety of economic and ideological purposes.
Israël est l’un des Etats de l’OCDE où le coût de la vie est le plus élevé. Comment cela s’explique-t-il ?
Because Israelis pay more for basic goods, housing and transportation, they have less money for other items, thereby preventing new forms of industry from developing and lowering the quality of life.
How did Israel get so expensive?
Of 155 countries listed in the 2017 World Happiness Report, published by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network, Israel ranked 11th overall.