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Chandigarh, India’s happiest city, Mumbai’s happiest city in the world: Survey

A new study by the Online Mortgage Advisor reveals that five of the top 20 happiest cities in the world are buying homes in India. The survey also revealed that Mumbai was the happiest city in the world to buy a home, while Surat was in the fifth place on the same list. Online Mortgage Advisor, a matching service for UK-based mortgage brokers, looks at thousands of geotagged Instagram posts, analyzes the facial well-being of photos, and is the happiest to buy a home. I made a list of places.

Using the methodology above, study We found that the happiest city in the world to buy a home is Barcelona, ​​Spain, with Florence, Italy and Ulsan, South Korea, second and third. Barcelona homebuyers’ photos scored an average happiness score of 95.4 out of 100. This was 15.6 percent higher than the world average happiness level for homebuyers. The happiest city to buy a home in India is Chandigarh, which is the fifth on the world list. The other Indian cities ranked in the top 20 were Jaipur in 10th place, Chennai in 13th place, and Indore and Lucknow in 17th and 20th places respectively.

The survey also concluded that Mumbai is the happiest city in the world to buy a home. Mumbai’s average happiness score was 68.4 out of 100. This was 17.1 percent lower than the average global homebuyer. Atlanta, USA and Sydney, Australia ranked second and third on the list of the happiest cities in the world to buy a home. With the exception of Mumbai, India’s only other city on the list of the happiest cities in the world was Surat in fifth place.

How happiness was measured

The survey was conducted in August 2021 by sorting thousands of geotagged Instagram posts around the world. We then looked at the faces of these posts to compare the well-being of the average Instagram user to those who recently bought a home. When asked if the owner of the Instagram post had consented, a company representative said: “We didn’t get permission, but the data was completely anonymous, and the only identifiable data point was the photo geotag, not the person, or the photo itself.”

Two sets of photos were collected for investigation. Photos posted with the hashtag #selfie and photos posted with a hashtag like #newhomeowner. The team behind the survey used Microsoft Azure’s facial recognition tools to scan both photo sets. The tool analyzed each photo and provided a score for each emotion displayed on the face based on prevalence. The emotion with the highest score indicates the most dominant emotion that exists. Cities were included in the list only if at least 100 AI-detectable photos were geotagged.

The highest scoring emotion is the most dominant emotion that exists
Photo courtesy of: Online Mortgage Adviso

From the analysis, the team concluded that people who recently bought a new home are much happier than the average Instagram user who posted a selfie. Happiness was the predominant emotion in just over one-third (35%) of the #selfies posts analyzed. However, when comparing this number with the happiness detected in the faces of recent homebuyers, it rose to 83 percent.

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