One thing is for sure and well known about Austria, that they have high-income. It provides a very decent lifestyle to be self-efficient compared to other countries. This also lets you utilize your income, spending to yourself, to travel getting new things, having a place, etc. you name it. This is a source of happiness undeniably. Another strong point they have is democracy among the country, while many countries have democracy their systems are corrupt and it is failing in showing the democracy in Austria you may feel this close to none.