The misery index, which is the sum of the unemployment rate and the CPI inflation rate, is sitting at multi-year highs.
According to Markit Economics, the U.K.’s misery index is at a 19-year high. The U.S. misery index is at a 28-year high. Check out this chart for some historical context.
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But there are plenty of countries that are way more miserable. For more, here are The 15 Most Miserable Places In The World.