Worst Countries to Live In

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The Top Ten

North Korea
I have a courage to shoot that jung il and go to heaven. the poor, starving citizens did nothing wrong. its their leader's problem
Probably one of the worst prison systems in the world, if not THE worst of all. Oh, I'm not talking about the country itself (North Korea alone could be considered as a prison) but it's home to the worst concentration camps in history since the Nazi Death Camps went out of commission. Not to mention one million people starve to death every year in North Korea. If you ever visit North Korea one day, make sure you won't wake up in the morning thinking you died and went to hell, you're still in North Korea. That's probably the best word to describe that cesspit; Hell.
Yes, unquestionably and without a doubt, North Korea is the absolute worst country on this earth.I.. I don't even know where to start; oh yah, the leadership. The North Korean Kim dynasty is a chain of brutal, tyrannical, belligerent, barbaric, idiotic, imbecilic fools who clearly care nothing for they're people and only about themselves, money, sex and nuclear missiles. The North Korean economy is a disaster, and would be nonexistent if not for they're illegal exports of fake Viagra, heroine, sexual slavery and weapons, which are present throughout other dictatorships around the world. They basically force young "volunteers" to go work unpaid in mines and other industries in third world dictatorships, as a corrupt method of getting other countries to to they're good side. Kim Jong Un and his thugs own like 99.9% of the wealth while his people starve. Almost the entire population of the country are hordes up into collectivized farms and or prison camps while those 100 or so lucky enough to be born into the families of a North Korean official live in the almost completely empty city of Pyongyang. There are absolutely no civil rights. The police can arrest and kill you for doing anything and there is nothing you or anyone you know can do about it. You can only eat, drink, ware, say and think what the government wants you to. You can't even have your own hairstyle. There is no welfare whatsoever and everyone basically are forced to work from birth to death. If you are caught conspiring to over through the government (AKA reading a banned book or something) you are thrown into what can only be described as concentration camps where you are regularly tortured in some of the cruelest and most savage ways imaginable. And if that wasn't bad enough, your family, your friends, everyone you know and love is arrested and brought into the camp just because of something you did or didn't do. And even after you die, your kids will remain in the same concentration camp, and so will they're kids. Only your great grandchildren get let out, after three generations of imprisonment, meaning that there are still South Korean POWs and they're descendants from the Korean War living in them. All of this while Kim Jong Un lives in a palace, eats food ironed form all over the world, gets drunk and does absolutely nothing to run the country accept make a speech about how the west will be destroyed by the mighty North Korean military. Speaking of the military, the only reason it is so big is because people join to get free food for them and they're families. All of the money goes into building outdated weaponry from the 50's and crappy nuclear bombs that can't reach Hawaii, let alone Washington DC. Every time I think about my problems, my homework, my annoying siblings. My teachers. My grades, my parents, everything that may be bothering me, I just think to myself "at least I don't live in North Korea" and smile. It actually makes me feel better.
[Newest]I'd rather live in North Korea than in India.
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1 - Why is Australia on here?
2 - Afghanistan sucks completely. I pity those who live there
They treat their girls and women badly and domestic violence there is terrible. They need education on how to treat their female folk better.
I don't wont to be unkind about someone else's mind and ideals but how is Australia even on this list. You wont see snakes in major cities or normal towns. In the country side just stay on the foot path. You can out run a snake.

But as idi admin said: you can't outrun a bullet:. And there's a lot of bullets flying out guns along with land mines in Afghanistan along with religious extremists. And religion has caused more war than anything else.

I live in Australia and I love it. You wont hear an afghan say that.

Very underestimated country. Not the best... But not the worst by all means. I would put it #11 on this list. (and I am an american)The worst is Uganda. The LRA are not soldiers... There murderers
[Newest]It's not our fault that people are starting war and getting the country destroyed before it was a beautiful country with the one of the best schools in Asia but Russia destroyed everything

When you land at Mogadishu's international airport, the first form you fill out asks for name, address, and caliber of weapon. Believe it or not, this disaster of a city, the capital of Somalia, still gets a few commercial flights. Some haven't fared so well. The wreckage of a Russian cargo plane shot down in 2007 still lies crumpled at the end of the runway. Beyond the airport is one of the world's most stunning monuments to conflict: block after block, mile after mile, of scorched, gutted-out buildings. Mogadishu's Italianate architecture, once a gem along the Indian Ocean, has been reduced to a pile of machine-gun-chewed bricks. Somalia has been ripped apart by violence since the central government imploded in 1991. Eighteen years and 14 failed attempts at a government later, the killing goes on and on and on -- suicide bombs, white phosphorus bombs, beheadings, medieval-style stonings, teenage troops high on the local drug called khat blasting away at each other and anything in between. Even U.S. cruise missiles occasionally slam down from the sky. It's the same violent free-for-all on the seas. Somalia's pirates are threatening to choke off one of the most strategic waterways in the world, the Gulf of Aden, which 20,000 ships pass through every year. These heavily armed buccaneers hijacked more than 40 vessels in 2008, netting as much as $100 million in ransom. It's the greatest piracy epidemic of modern times.

In more than a dozen trips to Somalia over the past two and a half years, I've come to rewrite my own definition of chaos. I've felt the incandescent fury of the Iraqi insurgency raging in Fallujah. I've spent freezing-cold, eerily quiet nights in an Afghan cave. But nowhere was I more afraid than in today's Somalia, where you can get kidnapped or shot in the head faster than you can wipe the sweat off your brow. From the thick, ambush-perfect swamps around Kismayo in the south to the lethal labyrinth of Mogadishu to the pirate den of Boosaaso on the Gulf of Aden, Somalia is quite simply the most dangerous place in the world.

The whole country has become a breeding ground for warlords, pirates, kidnappers, bomb makers, fanatical Islamist insurgents, freelance gunmen, and idle, angry youth with no education and way too many bullets. There is no Green Zone here, by the way -- no fortified place of last resort to run to if, God forbid, you get hurt or in trouble. In Somalia, you’re on your own. The local hospitals barely have enough gauze to treat all the wounds.

The mayhem is now spilling across Somalia's borders, stirring up tensions and violence in Kenya, Ethiopia, and Eritrea, not to mention Somalia's pirate-infested seas. The export of trouble may just be beginning. Islamist insurgents with al Qaeda connections are sweeping across the country, turning Somalia into an Afghanistan-like magnet for militant Islam and drawing in hard-core fighters from around the world. These men will eventually go home (if they survive) and spread the killer ethos. Somalia's transitional government, a U.N. -santioned creation that was deathly ill from the moment it was born four years ago, is about to flatline, perhaps spawning yet another doomed international rescue mission. Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed, the old war horse of a president backed by the United States, finally resigned in December after a long, bitter dispute with the prime minister, Nur Hassan Hussein. Ostensibly, their conflict was about a peace deal with the Islamists and a few cabinet posts. In truth, it may be purely academic. By early this year, the government's zone of control was down to a couple of city blocks. The country is nearly as big as Texas.

Just when things seem as though they can't get any worse in Somalia, they do. Beyond the political crisis, all the elements for a full-blown famine -- war, displacement, drought, skyrocketing food prices, and an exodus of aid workers -- are lining up again, just as they did in the early 1990s when hundreds of thousands of Somalis starved to death. Last May, I stood in the doorway of a hut in the bone-dry central part of the country watching a sick little boy curl up next to his dying mother. Her clothes were damp. Her breaths were shallow. She hadn't eaten for days. "She will most likely die, " an elder told me and walked away.

It's crunch time for Somalia, but the world is like me, standing in the doorway, looking in at two decades of unbridled anarchy, unsure what to do. Past interventions have been so cursed that no one wants to get burned again. The United States has been among the worst of the meddlers: U.S. forces fought predacious warlords at the wrong time, backed some of the same predacious warlords at the wrong time, and consistently failed to appreciate the twin pulls of clan and religion. As a result, Somalia has become a graveyard of foreign-policy blunders that have radicalized the population, deepened insecurity, and pushed millions to the brink of starvation.
In all honesty you are so ignorant that its not even funny. It's actually pretty sad. I've been to Somalia and it is not as bad as you make it seem. no one asks for a caliber of weapon... the country is on its way to retribution. although I do agree its once gem-like appearance would truly allow it to be called the "pearl of the Indian Ocean", is now reduced to rubble and machine gun destruction. all I'm trying to say is complete ignorance is not needed
This is why anarchy is stupid. 4 million have died since it lost its government.
Famine, Anarchy, Homeless, Islam. None of these work and putting them together just makes it worse.
[Newest]I know Somalia's in a bad situation, but you still have to feel sorry for the innocent citizens. Who are getting killed, because at this point it's hard to stop the war.

Damn this is my country but it is one of the worst places to live!
Pakistan Taliban school attack kills 141, including 132 children - as it happened (The Guardian, 16 Dec 2014): 'Taliban sought no terms, began shooting immediately'.
I am a Pakistani, and this is the first time I've been here. I came here seven months ago and honestly everyday I just want to kill myself. It's 46 degrees in Lahore the electricity goes out nearly 12 hours a day. The people are unlettered, bigoted and ill-mannered and have the mentality of probably the 18th century. Extremely belligerent. The news is unbearable, people dying everywhere in blasts, killing, beatings, burnings. And don't even get me started on the religious extremism. THIS COUNTRY IS HELL ON EARTH!
Lol, You Should be ashamed of yourself, calling yourself a Pakistani, you hypocrite.
Even in Main Cities Like Karachi on an average 10 people die
[Newest]It is not Pakistan's fault it is the fault of some of the bad people who live in it
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TOTALLY. If you're looking to go round the world, do NOT go here.
Of course! But don't forget to add Indonesia to the list. It's horrible, guys. Damn. Horrible. Pollution is what we should call it.
We are still in war there it never stops they need to make some friends other than themselves
[Newest]Why is Iraq on here! Its much better then the United States

Totally with that war going on in there how can the people stand it?
Why is it not at the top?!

Syria is in the middle of a war would you really prefer to live in Syria rather than India. Also Syria is in an economic recession. People were chemically bombed a few days ago!
, just check this place. This is the place where World War 3 will begin! This is my official theory. Israel and the arabs are going to make their war a world war, North Korea and Russia are going to join them by attacking USA and the European Union is going to help USA in their war. Just wait. In all of those countries that are in this infinite war, Syria is THE worst. Its like if Israel just decided to begin the arab destruction with this country!
[Newest]Treatment of he poor horrible.

Among the current Top 10, Somalia and North Korea are rather accurate choices. Middle Eastern countries are NOT inherently bad because they are middle eastern, many people actually enjoy living there. If I remember correctly, it were the Europeans who were adamant about leaving their countries and immigrating, (especially to USA).
How is Australia, South Africa, Sri Lanka and China above Sudan? Read my lips. GE-NO-CIDE!


This is kinda messed up in the South Sudan there is mass genocide and in places like China and South Africa there is a fair bit of wealth
[Newest]The place is desert people die all the time

I find that the Chinese are torturers, they think they're better than everybody else and can judge when in fact their courts are all staffed by murderers in uniforms. They copy products from other nations because they have created a culture which stifles and dissuades creative thought, and brands anything non-government authorized as "Subversive". China used to be a beautiful country, now it's just another Industrial Skag Heap, not unlike many other "Developed" countries. Development is more than just building crap and being rich, civilization is more than using force of arms to conquer your neighbours. Everybody hates China, even the people who make money from working with the communists regrets cutting deals with them.
Yes, the Chinese government does have multiple flaws. Yes, the government is corrupt. But some of the comments here are so rude and offensive, and it's upsetting to read something that generalizes a group of people. First of all, I bet that half of these people here haven't been to China before. You really can't judge something until you've learned about it, visited it, gotten diverse views on it, or etc. Also, I'd just like to point out that the women's rights in China are much better than the United States's. There's also no "baby killing" policy. Yes, there's a strict One Child policy but there have been some reforms. Having one child is a comfortable option but certainly isn't a mandatory choice. Also, saying that "All Chinese people are rude" is an awful generalization. First of all, how can you tell if a random stranger is Chinese? Many people from neighboring countries look similarly to people from China. Also, a small group of people from China may be rude, but not EVERYONE from that particular country is loud-mouthed and arrogant. When you say that a whole ethnic group is racist, you're basically being racist yourself. I'm not saying that I support the flawed government and its corruptness. But please read more into a topic and educate yourself on a subject before you start to criticize and judge. Don't make an offensive comment targeting a certain group of almost arbitrary people before you start to learn about them. Every group of people has bad people and good people. We're not all that bad, we promise.
They are living financially aside for the fact that they were very indecent, for an instance, if you get bump by a Chinese, there's no sorry, not even a glimpse.
[Newest]China is a very cruel and vile place to live. Very strict laws and highly cruel to animals. WHO WOULD WANT TO LIVE IN A COUNTRY THAT YOU CAN TORTURE ANIMALS
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My country but its government sucks
I lived in ZImbabwe my whole life and I've lived in the United States, so I have something to compare it to. In many ways it's actually better. It's free, safe, and easy to live if you understand how the country works
Run by a disgusting, manipulative pedophile.
[Newest]What the hell, Zimbabwe is the best country on the planet so suck on that losers

All those of who are Indians and think India is the worst, Has anyone of you done anything to make it better? But you have definitely made your nation earn a bad name by posting such stuff.
I am natural (born and raised) citizen of India. The current condition of the nation is due to its so called varied diversity in population.

Every other person in India wants put blame on an politician/government for its issues like corruption, poverty, lack-of-quality in education etc. , but no one wants to elect a right candidate nor they are interested in having the election policies changed.

Most of the population is literally unproductive to ever-developing nation. There is no one who wants to talk about reducing the population (there by getting 80% of the issues resolved) but many speak of changing constitution.

It has become an dead-easy game for politicians to classify citizens by Religion and exploit Caste System (which 90% of the world's population doesn't understand).

Despite an lead in IT, but & many other sectors, hardly 3% of population pays income tax and rest-of-so-called-citizens expect politicians and government to respond to just about all their needs.

If India has any issues, its not because of its law makers/constitution/law but only because of its citizens. It should be at 1 (Its been 66 years since not-so-independence and God knows when will it be developed).
India sucks. Truth hurts, India suffers from over population (the population of Brazil and USA combined doesn't beat India population) the majority are narrow minded and believe in superstitions, they are also very racist and they think its not wrong, they have caste system which 90% of other countries don't understand. The country is ruled by corrupt officials who only care about money. The education system is messed up, the way teachers teach their students, boys should have short hair also they have the most ridiculous uniforms, if guy has long hair he is called a girl also a girl sporting short is called boy cut (like seriously what is a boy cut) and these students grow up with this mind set and become the narrow minded citizens of tomorrow. The schools are the main culprits, India also suffers from lack of clean drinking water facility and toilets. The people lie, cheat and steal and are VERY perverted, crime rates are high especially against woman, no woman can walk around freely without getting dirty stares from everybody. The people have no sense of social politeness, if a couple is walking down the streets people stare, if a guy has a hairstyle which is out of the norm people stare (long hair, anime visual kei hair) and also there are no safe garbage disposals and the roads suck. India is one of the wrist countries to live in, even their form of entertainment sucks.
Fully agree 100% with the comment above. Any Indian who disagrees, should not even consider worth living/existing.
[Newest]India is the worst country to be born and to even live in.
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The Contenders

11South Korea
Actually, some people here said crime happens in every 30 minutes in South Koreaa, but actually South Korea does not. Now this country is very peaceful so if your going to say something inaccurate in here, why don't you just shut your mouth? I'm sorry for my bad languages but please, South Korea rarley has a crime or 'bad things' happening in like 3 months or so. And um... how do you know if youv'e never been to South Korea? I'm warning you but don't believe absolutely fake stupid internet resources. I don't care if you do those stupid 'thumbs down' on mine because I will do on yours too. well if they are crazy people plus crazy government, the stupid person who wrote that is more crazy. I think you guys who believe fake internet resources are more stupid ill mannered, dumbo iddiots. well do as much as thumbs down if you dare. cause I don't care.
I don't think anyone should be judging the places they've never even been, and the Internet has so many lies, you can't tell if any things you see on there is actually true.
Ugly people with racism. Sly on everything. Worst World Cup football host country ever.
Crazy people plus crazy government!
[Newest]Too many people here getting South Korea mixed up with North Korea
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But Iran is rich and one of the safest counter in medial east
It's true that iran is not the best but it isn't worse than china!
People here are aggressive and retarded at the same time, you're dealing with retarded aggression. These people are not at all logical nor are they ever have the intelligence to say otherwise.

This cesspool is made possible by the amount of fools who are trying to make a living; in other words, they are slaves to money. The people here are best possible description of hypocrisy. As they all think they are @wolves@ in a sense. They are stupid, retarded and claim to be geniuses at the same time, Haha. Anyway, they need to get a better leader on their parliament. I've been living there for 3 years and have to admit, out of all the places lived, this country is one of many worsts.
[Newest]I loath the Iranian government

13Sri Lanka
Simply, Sri Lanka is not a worse country with the comparison too others.
Sri Lanka is a country which has good people because I've been there and I don't know why is it in here...
Seriously people, what do you even know about this country? Stinky?! Worst country?! Drugs? Murderers? Rapists? Racism? Dirty? Loud?! Most of all LESBIANS?! Have you lost your minds?! Do you even know what happens inside this country?! You people talk like they aren't any murders, rapists, drugs in the heavens you live. Is it a utopia? Please prove it then. If you have crappy mouths please just keep it shout, people like you are the worse even they thought otherwise. Sri Lanka can be a poor country than yours but they have a rich heart, mind and culture than yours. In Sri Lanka people have really good manners than a some so what RICH countries. At least they know how to behave and be polite. They have rich manners, behavior and they live very simply. Some people don't like to see other religions as acceptable but you have no right to disrespect their religion. If you're already doing it, others can see how you observe your own religion. So please know your place and keep it, don't talk so low about other peoples' treasures. We all have our own things we admire.


The Ugliest, The Worst, The most Disgusting & The most Stinking Country on the surface of the Earth!


[Newest]The people writing crap about Sri Lanka are the jealous Indians.

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Beautiful country untouched by development the people are really nice and welcoming. The government lets them down
Burma is my country, but I've lived in america for more than ten years. If I had a choice to go back I wouldn't.. I love Burma but its not the place for me.
I love Burma it's awesome

I am Bangladeshi born but brought up in Kuwait from early age and now live in U.K.

In contrast to middle eastern and western life which I have experienced; I can honestly say that yes Bangladesh sucks!. It is not the land which is green and lush but the people themselves. Most of the Bengalis are the stupidest of the stupid and full of greed then any other civilized people I have met. Thieves and muggers are every where.

My mother (who leaves in Bangladesh now after leaving Kuwait in 1992) along with my sister and brother in-law almost got killed in an armed robbery in our house last year. The armed robbers forced their way into steel gates and toughened doors at night and stole every thing at gun point (gold, cash, computers, mobile phones) with in 15 minutes of terror. Our house is in the middle of commercial area with surrounding populated residency. When my brother in-law cried for help at night, no one came forward to help nor even called the police via their mobile.

Once when the whole drama was over and my family was left in distraught, than more than 2000 + locals came to see them next day giving full moral support. This is the unity of Bengalis and this is the true cowardness in them. Tigers during the day and cats at night.

No law or order and nothing gets done at official level without bribe. From street foot path to official levels; they are all beggars.

I used to visit Bangladesh every year to see my family and tried very hard to love the country as I do have some childhood memories. But I have failed, I just hate it's people.

It is the only place on earth where the political thugs will burn you alive if you are an unlucky bus driver caught up in a strike ( hartaal) even though you got nothing to do with politics and minding your own business. They care less of a human life.

They burn cars, businesses, houses just to make silly political point at the expense of innocent Bangladeshis all around the year.

Bangladesh really sucks!
Been to Bangladesh multiple times. I have been to over 50 countries including Somalia, Swaziland, Eritrea, and Zimbabwe. Bangladesh easily takes the cake as the most corrupt, inefficient, misogynist country I have ever been to. For every dollar you spend I feel like 90 cents go to graft in some way shape or form. Strikes all the time that render it impossible to travel anywhere. Crippled transport networks that sees 100 KM trips turn into protracted 8 hour nightmares. The most obscene and insulting 'democracy' I have ever seen - a protracted catfight between two entirely irrelevant harpies and their equally disdainful families who could not give a hoot about anybody else but themselves and their petty problems. Bizarre internecine violence. Acid throwing. Child marriage. Constant diarrhea from eating with unwashed hands. I went three times, got scabies every time despite never touching an animal. Without a doubt the most disgusting repression of women anywhere - it is worse systemic repression than female genital mutilation in E. Africa.

The worst thing is the culture of absolution that exists - nobody takes responsibility for any of their terrible actions or decisions. Everything is a blame game and finger pointing puerility. It's truly the worst place I have ever been.
I am a Bangladeshi citizen and honestly I agree with your view. Shame that our people have more pride than logic. For example they blame paypal for not starting their services in the country when the government is solely responsible for the paypal debacle. And secondly arrogance runs rampant in our society, like for example they hate anything modern, forward thinking, new age ideas; which is exactly why we are among the most disturbing group of people in existence
[Newest]Better country than India

I'm brazilian, and to be honest I hate living here, violence, corruption, poverty and a list of issues that we have here.
I'm Brazilian and like 95% of Brazilians we hate our government, Brazil is the world capital of corruption. Corruption there is everywhere, you have a lot of poverty, there are more than 40000 murders a year. You have to live always taking care about things to avoid to be stolen. You couldn't get out late in some places. You always have a fear about that.

Government charges a lot in everything from citizens and there are many profiteers who charge more expensive to extort money from you.

You have to spend almost a day (8 hours) waiting for public free medical treatment and about 2 hours in private medical institutions.

The politicians just do things thinking in reelection. Parlamentarians are always increasing their own pay.

In biggest cities you spent about 2 hours to go to work and the public transportation sucks.

If you live there every day you will get noticed about new violent crimes and new political scandal about corruption.

T.V. networks there are horrible. There is a monopoly where most only watch one channel and that channel only goes good things about the government to deceive the people.

The government do not respect the Brazilian citizen.
Brazil is extremely corrupt, expensive to live.
[Newest]I moved to Brazil from Italy and this country is a good place to visit.



It's one of the sports capital of the world. We main event Rugby, Cricket, Football, Soccer, Swimming, Formula 1, Tennis, Gymnastic, Golf, Ironman.

Homeless people (rare) make more money off the streets than some countries do with daily wages even weekly for the fair few.. No starvation here and there's welfare support, the dole, all sorts of government financial help eligible for the many.

Australia is huge and the outback is beautiful. The beaches here is top notch some of the best in the world, definitely a great idea to travel around this country with family. The weather can range from very hot to very stormy but that's the beauty of it.

Our health care system one of the best in the world, our transportation also one of the best in the world. I live in a suburb called Prahran, we have trams, trains, buses, taxis, a path for cyclist there's no excuse to not get somewhere.

We have civil rights, a good law system to keep you SAFE but also the flexibility to venture on to many things without the hassle. We have work laws to protect you, to make sure you get treated fairly, get paid correctly and have efficient workforce safety.

We're are one of the most diverse countries in the world. We have people from all over the world coming here because of the opportunities and peace that other countries may not have.


Some of our civil rights just go a bit too far, for example, you know you can be sued if someone hurt themselves while trying to break into your property.

Racism is common here but not as harsh as other countries. In the past 70 years Australia has gotten attention from Asylum Seekers within war-torn countries, corrupt government, famine, poverty. (Indonesia, India, Pakistan, Afghan, Lebanon, Somalia, Sudanese, Greece, China etc) creating a very diverse Australia. Jobs are being earned mostly by Indians and Chinese people which pushes Australian small businesses to fall which is why some Australians have a negative view on certain race. The cities have more Asians and Indians in it than actual Australians and they fear that one day it'll be a country of Foreigners dominating the country. Not only that, but they put their own laws into this country for example Sharia laws. A lot of foreigners don't like to adapt but spread their ideology among Australians so you can see that their is bitterness between.

And no we don't have the Worlds most dangerous animals etc. Our economy is not doing so well but it's doing better than most the world.

Probably the worst thing about this country is how ungrateful some people can be. They complain about anything really. We are too spoiled here to see for ourselves. Last time I was hungry (did not eat for half a day) I went to local Missionaries and got two $20 dollar supermarket vouchers not to mention a warehouse of donated clothes, beds, blankets, furniture up for grab. It's really easy living here and I'm very fortunate and lucky my mum came here from Tonga while it was still easy to get in. Yet I have to travel to other countries to get my own personal judgement.


The 2 of you are completely wrong. Australia is ranked the best country in the world to live in and there is a reason. Australia is ranked the top 3 in each category. You never see "made in Australia" because Australia makes its wealth out of minerals. Australia is home to the most venomous spiders in the world but the are all in the rainforest. Australia also has the best cities in the world to live in. 4 cities that are in Australia are in the top 10. Every other country's city is only in the top 10 once. Australia is also home to the best city in the world to live in. MELBOURNE. 5th is Adelaide, 7th is Sydney and 9th is Perth. BEAT THAT. Australia is the best country to live in in the world. FACE THE FACTS.
Australia should not be on here! I don't live here - I used to. One person said there was spiders. Yeh there's dangerous spiders and other dangerous animals - but they live in the middle of nowhere and everyone lives on the coast in the main cities.
[Newest]How is Australia bad?
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18Democratic Republic of the Congo
Another African country that doesn't deserve financial Aid, only more AIDs, just like Sudan and any West African country (e.G. Nigeria, Ghana etc).

Congo has a corrupt political regime with useless, uncivilized people who eventually become uncivilized in any country they seek refuge.

West Africans and Sub-Saharan Africans are the worst kind of people and can turn any first world country into a ghetto (with race-baiting, scams, fraud, drug/weapon dealing/trading worldwide, more welfare dependency, producing 5 or more poor, uncivilized children into society, sham marriages to gain citizenship, violent gang crimes etc).
No order, low income, and lots of crime. Its government is weak and powerless with warlords widespread.
[Newest]Here's is not from he I'd from Jamaica

19Saudi Arabia
I'm Saudi... the problem is not the Gov the problem is the people.. this country has the ability to be developed country due to it's magnificent natural sources wealth (3rd) after US and Russia only!.. but the problem is the religion extremism here.. they think they are the chosen people to guide the whole Muslim world! Every religion talk is thrown in your face in any technology exist. thus no fun in this country ever.. no movies theater or any kind of fun! And most people he are uneducated because the father here once have money he buys everything to his sons thus killing the son's will to educate killing the rule "no pain no gain" and the son became dump in school (education here is free and acceptable) (not very good... and yes the CULTURE keep the people back.. the most sexist country ever exist.. no woman drive.. women spend 9 of 10 of their lives sleeping and in houses.. a lot of women suicide here... it's hell for woman here.. it's because of the extremist culture and religion.. also the wealthy people here instead supporting education to eliminate poverty they build mosques every square mile... Basically.. religion and CULTURE is killing this country
I live there, I'm not aware of any worst than this country
I don't know why the UAE is above saudi, I live in the UAE. I also don't understand how such a purid, vile county like saudi where they STONE PEOPLE TO DEATH AND WHERE WOMEN HAVE NO RIGHTS is below countries like Australia, Canada and the USA.

One of the last places in the world I would want to live in.
[Newest]"One of the worst religiously fanatic countries, this country is the only one that does public beheadings."

WORST COUNTRY TO LIVE IN! If you ever want to come in here for whatever (crazy) reason you have for doing that, I recommend you to think again.. and if you still want to come you better hit your head really hard, coming in here IT'S LIKE GOING TO HELL! I had the bad luck of being born in this place, which is full of: corrupted people, thieves and all worst things you could ever imagine. EVERYTHING is on sale in here, just show some "green" bills and they'll do anything, kill someone, betray their family, betray a friend.. there's no honor in here. All cops/soldiers are bought and do nothing to "defend" what is right. there're no laws in here.. if you get killed, your family get murdered, someone steals something from you.. I don't know whatever there's NOBODY to help you. I can't wait to leave this place, this country is a JOKE. (500 people aprox get killed every single weekend, something you buy today for 5$ might be 10 or even 15$ tomorrow, there's no toilet paper, bread, milk, butter, cheese, meat and if you find some somewhere people is going to fight for getting it, there's no T.V. news that report what's really happening, all of them were shut down. we just have some newspaper that are going to be shut down too pretty soon, there's no medical service, there're no drugs to treat the patient, good conditions to maintain them, its like we're in war or something.. There're some private hospitals that still have everything that is needed but they are WAY too expensive, doctors make around 818.8$ A MONTH a cheap car would cost you 27272.72$, it costs you around 717$ to kind of "fill up" your refrigerator... I hope they don't take the internet away from us yet and if they do, I hope somebody could read this so they'll know the true about this hell)
Ugly people, they have tried to steal my wallet.
This is a country with no future at all because of their politicians, who by the way, have control of every single thing and will never stop doing it. Besides, the most of people are rude and ignorant; Public services DO NOT work; cities are dirty and abandoned because of the bad governors who are mostly chavistas. And those are not all the bad things but this is really depressing and I can't say anymore.
[Newest]No way... Stupid communism..

To live in Cuba is horrible. I'm so happy I left 15 years ago!
Cuba should be right at the top because of crime rate, corruption, violence, poverty, oppression and no civil rights or liberty.
The place is beautiful, a paradise if you go to visit, but hell for those who stay. Ask people who lived in Cuba and they will agree.
The Communist government is dominating the entire nation. It is terrible that Castro is giving to his Cuban subjects only a little bit of rice and beans to live on.


Number 43? Who did this list? Go live in Cuba and it could be easily # 2 after N. Korea... And I say live, not travel to Cuba...
[Newest]I was born in here, and I hate it.

They act like it is 100 because there. 70% of jobs people have there is being a slave.
Japan at top ten? Japan is an awesome place to live except for eathquakes... But the life in Chad is so much harder...


I am an Egyptian and I will just put a summary of the worst things in Egypt.

1- Government- they just don't care about what the people want and need, they can fix the country and make it a better place, THEY CAN.. I feel like they are jackasses with red monkey butts

2- traffic- it's just horrible, traffic jams everywhere, speed bumps look like they are barriers for horses to jump above them, accidents on a highway are seen everyday and public transport drivers are driving like they are in a NASCAR race with rocket engines strapped on each sides of the car

Garbage & Trash- if you wonder around in cairo you'll find everywhere beneath your legs soda cans, shopping bags, dirt, you'll also find horse poop every where since people sell fruits and vegetables with 'that platform with 4 wheels strapped to a horse that I can't remember the name of in English'

Really the best place to live in Egypt is the country side, the farms, clean air.. only problem is that the farmers have small education.
Worst country to live in Christians and Tourists are attacked on a regular basis. Christians have no right and right violations against immigrants. No regulation companies on a regular basis commit human rights against their workers committing slaved labor and low wages. No regulation on product quality companies steal consumers blind. High inflation, food is expensive, people are eating sand and dieing.
Worst country in the world and the people are such show-offs. Women hate each other and always backbite. Cairo is the only place to live even though its so crowded and other cities are full of garbage everywhere.

Yemen is the worst country in there world. Only men should go to Yemen because they stone and hide all the women. It is the second worst country in the world for women. Al Quada also is very prevalent in this hell-hole of a country.
So untrue Yemen should be named the world best country
Very unsafe country, even US prohibits it's citizen to go there
[Newest]Training ground for terrorists

25South Africa
Come on guys, they have the highest HIV/AIDS Rate in the WORLD 1/8 PEOPLE IN THE COUNTRY DIE FROM IT EVERY DAY!
And then there's the government full of corruption. Sure, it's the richest country in Africa but this country sucks!
South Africa is a beautiful country to live in. Much freedom here. Black government is seriously corrupt. President support white genocide. More than 90 000 white people murdered from 1994 - 2014. More than 700 million rand embezzled/missing as per Auditor General report. President stole more than ZAR220million to upgrade his homestead, he also has more than 700 corruption charges against him. Seriously if we can get a leader who promotes no racism, and transparent governance this will be the best country in the world
This country is a poverty capital, the police are corrupt and its too damn hot.
[Newest]Black people (No offense) and ebola
A: You are a racist, and saying "no offense" doesn't change that. B: Ebola is in Liberia, not South Africa. Get your facts straight before you post stupid crap.

It Rocks You Should Go There And Stay At Boracay
Me And My Husband Stayed There For 2 weeks and I tell you best 2 weeks of my life
Everyone is so anti-intellectual in this country and most people only strive for mediocrity. The gap of rich and poor people is very wide because the constitution itself protects the wealthy few. Everything, even the utility is privatised so the government cannot control the sky-rocketing prices. The Catholic Church (and other religious groups) meddle too much in political matters and they advocate being poor so that they could rake in more desperate supporters. Quality education here is only available to those who can afford it and the education system itself rarely reflects the real working world. Most of the movies and T.V. shows made in this country nowadays makes the people dumb and the T.V. stations only strive to milk their audience without giving quality entertainment. No freedom to divorce an abusive marriage because there is no divorce law. There is no sex education too so yes, teens fall into stupidity.

I could go on and on and on and on and on... but it will take so much of my time, so...
Yeah! That's true! People are always smiling :D
[Newest]I'm Filipino! Don't make fun of my country! And Asia! Your style is plastic!

27Central African Republic
Stop giving aid to Africa. Period.

Otherwise they will breed more poor people. They start off as being helpless and vulnerable. But once they get aid, they will grow up to be sub-human, materialistic, race/religious baiting, lying, sexist pigs.

They will turn any prosperous country into a uncivilised, and divided third world country plagued with poverty, crime, and corruption.
So, you're saying all of Africa deserves to rot and die? What if you were in the exact same position, and people made a comment not to give aid to YOU? That, and Africa needs to be educated so the people can be stronger. You may be the sub-human, materialistic person in this case, if you won't give to the less fortunate.


Nuke the country. Its useless and so are the people and back-stabbing politcians.
You guys are so racist. You do know every country has its problems, right? It's wrong to wish horrible things on an entire country. You guys are saying they are morally bankrupt, just look at yourselves. Only ignorant racists like you deserve the worst.


Scotland has some of the most beautiful scenery in the world but it is also famous for it's whiskey so if you drink enough of it you probably wont see the scenery. Just ask a Glaswegian Buckfast drinker. Apart from that Scotland is one of the best countries in the world.
My uncle is scottish and I am American. and I like haggis you crazy people! It Is a beautiful country! And the bagpipes are a lot better sounding than you!
Why is Scotland so bad? Rains all the time, bag pipes sound like dying cats. The national food is haggis, horrible. Horrible dress style. I could go on, Half the people there especially in Glasgow smell of fish and have yellow teeth.


[Newest]Why is Scotland here, it's more peaceful than loads of countries. And the scenery is beautiful.

You are not in a right way to put this wrong stastics. I think you don't have enough knowledge to compare all about the countries. So please visit the country and tell the truth to every one who reads your articles thank you.
Life is very expensive over Eritrea, it is unbearable, the politics, the poverty, the famine and hunger... that place is live hell...
Eritrea is just like Somalia but now both are building up
[Newest]North Korea of Africa, citizens are not allowed to leave the country, prison is living hell. Censors all media.

I am a Libyan citizen but quite frankly it's a very hostile environment for anyone who isn't Libyan and also some what hostile to their own kind. Ever since the beginning of the war things went south. Now there is occasional power outages, water outages and almost daily murders but the worst thing of it is their is no longer a proper police or military and the country is practically full of these Militia who have no experience with fire arms other than that they obtained from the rebellion. However despite all that Libya has potential and can be made a great place in some decades or so.
No its not the worst country cause I'm living in it I bit you don't live in it
I hate Libya but this is my country

There are a lot of natural disasters. For instance, earthquakes and tidal waves
Best country ever but, they don't teach any war history to students so no good. The second bottom guys stupid, just wrong.
Study your right history, please!
[Newest]Japan has not been bad for 65 years

32Vatican City
I couldn't even imagine living here. Sometimes people say places are nice to visit but you wouldn't want to live there. This isn't even a nice place to visit. Me and my family went on a cruse along the Italian coast and stopped off in Rome because, well, it's Rome. We saw the colosseum and the old forum and everything. And than our tour guide took is to the Vatican City walls and just left us. Just than my grandfather fell on the crosswalk when we were right across from the gate and nobody came to help him! There were guards just standing right there and they did nothing. He was fine but he could have been seriously hurt. When we went inside I felt like I was in elementary school again. We were standing in a line with hundreds of tourists all crowded together. When we went through security we saw there guards dressed up like Shakespearean actors that all of our water and almost everything "secular" temporarily away from us. So we were without water and stuck in the Vatican for several hours on a boiling hot summer day. The guards kept yelling at us wherever we went in Italian, telling us to be quiet and walk in a single file line. I honestly felt like I was in a totalitarian dictatorship. They wouldn't let us go the bathroom, take pictures, talk too loud or anything! They just marched us through the halls like slaves! We didn't even get to see the Sistine chapel, we only saw a picture of the mural and some awkward tour guide who spoke terrible English tried to explain to us what was happening in it. I learned more about the Vatican from reading dan brown than from that tour, been though most of that stuff is bull. Why is it even a country, it's the size of Central Park in Manhattan! I would never go there again if you paid me. EVER!
IT GREAT, I don't live there but it is a "Christian country"! They believe in Jesus! They have awesome cultural experience! That Is why it is among the best, not worst!
Is it even possible to live in the Vatican City without being the pope or a cardinal!

The king raping daughters of the nation and demanding for the upkeep of his humongous sex life be paid for by his subjects and SAn tax payers, grinding levels of poverty,
Their average life expectancy is 31.88 years, that alone is enough to break any country.
HIghest Hiv infection rate in the world, one of the lowest life expectancy in the world- need I go on!
[Newest]The one below says it all

I was born in Greece but I was lucky enough that my American mother rushed me out to attend kindergarten in the States and so I grew up in that culture. I spent about 12 years total in Greece over my life. All these comments on countries are without study and subjective. I came back to Greece in 2009 and have been trying to leave since but I am jailed. Greeks invested totalitarian fascism, and suffering under that model they appointed King Solon to moderate their grievances of being enslaved by the rich nobility. Solon gave the solution but Greeks, nobility and farmers, didn't like it so Solon left Greeks to their stupidity. 2000 years later Greeks and Greece remains the exact same. Here is a land of the living dead, retards in a vegetative state walking around convinced that they are superior to all people on false pretenses embedded in them from their public school brainwash. Perhaps other countries on this list are worse, now in 2013, but not for long. Greeks abroad spat on native Greeks as do I. Doctors and engineering are being called to mop floors, while suicides are up 80% last year, and at the same time their eternal government just swiped 310 billion euros for themselves while alleging there is no money to buy cancer medicine. That may be true in Somalia and Yemen as well, but there's one difference: The people there do not hail their leaders and blame the rest of the world. They move out to live somewhere else. Greeks are so arrogant that even starving and dying they can't self reflect and blame everyone else, while finally they are little more that peasant shepherds who are really convinced they are wise. The Turks gave them back half their land, yet they think Turks owe them a small Turkish island, and the Germans funded them for over 100 years along with England France and the U.S.A. to rebuild their country yet their governments swiped all that too and did nothing. But the Greeks hate the Turks over that little island and hate the Germans for not compensating them for WWII. At the same time their political party Golden Dawn beats or kills immigrants because the government doesn't want to break its UN resolutions on immigrant protection rights, and at the same time asks for support from Greeks living abroad, fostered by foreign countries. So while perhaps Somalia and Yemen or N Korea (maybe, probably easier to get work there) seem worse, unless you enjoy living with mindless zombies who are programmed to chant that they are superior beings, Greece is the worst place to be.
At least Greece has a rich culture, history unlike and friendly people unlike the USA.
I have lived for most of my life in Greece and came to North America twenty years ago simply because I was seeking a better future. Yes the economy in Greece is horrible to say the least, however one must compare apple to apples. In North America you live to work, you don't have many friends because the standards of living doesn't allow it and our lives are so busy that you have very little time to even count your blessings. Some may say, why don't you go back then? Well it isn't easy, after you developed a family and have kids and especially now with the economical situation. I can assure you though that if one puts as many hrs of work as we do here and sacrifice as many continental things as we do here then the life in Greece will offer you much more joy, better and friendlier people and weather and places that one can never dream of
Yeah, nice that people in Greece are barely working, but they did it on the back of other countries (Germany etc) where they do work. They received a load of money, both in loans and gifts.

It's easy to have a relaxed lifestyle when others work for you.

It's also despicable. No respect.
Why the hell is Greece on this list?!?! Sure it has financial difficulties but compared to a lot of other countries, it's pretty good. It's beautiful and has a long history. The people there can be arrogant but they're still kind people unlike some people like Americans who I found while on my holiday to America very rude. There are countries like North Korea however, which are basically definition of hell.

P.S. WHY IS Greece HIGHER ON THIS LIST THAN Macedonia?!?!? That place shouldn't even be called a country and the people who live there are retarded idiots who stole from Greek history. Macedonia originally was a REGION not a country. Stupid ignorant slav bastards...
[Newest]I live in this country and I hate it. People are all idiots and every greek hate me no reason.

Albania is by far not 100% westernized. There is still corruption in the government and until that is fixed they can't be like most of Europe but what I noticed Albanian adopt very quickly. They are growing faster and quicker than any other Balkan country I have been in. Now you can't compare Kosovo to Albania. Yes both countries speak the same language but Kosovo is still a war torn country and it will take decades to be where Albania is.
Ignore the poster below as it is very bias obviously but Albanian people I find to be very attractive specially the women. They are very exotic.
Albanians have a lovely culture and are hospitable. The country is still recovering from 40 years of Communism after being closed to the world when no one could leave or enter the country before becoming an open democratic country in 1990. People knew nothing about Albania or Albanians before 1990. People are now learning about Albania's culture and people. Albanians themselves have told me what it was like in the country during communism.
People with bad manners and poor education. One of the worst country to visit, I can't imagine to live there.
I have been several times and wow the people are so bloody primitive and dirty
If they are so primitives Why do you go there so often? Are you masochist? Or maybe you're bloody primitive and dirty
[Newest]Worst place to live.

Just because of religion and independence, Israel and Palestine have been battling for years. There's no ceasefire. Schools have been destroyed, with innocent children being killed/injured. There's always sounds of explosions through the nights, and troops killing people. It is a sad sight to see. It is, however, human nature, and things like this have happened in the past and will continue for ages to come.


Jewish people ran away from persecution from the Nazis, and know Palestinian people ran from Israeli persecution. Did you ever think of that you hopeless Jews?
Though I feel sorry for palestine
It's not their fault they are being retarded and stealing land from Israel…Oh wait yes it is
[Newest]Palestine, Scotland and Antarctica are not countries. Please learn your geography.

This country scares the living hell outta me! Why are these gunmen living in the forest threatening tourists? Can't these American soldiers go to war against these goons?
Super dangerous! Most of people think as in XIX century, a really violent society and there are no jobs!
DANGER DANGER. The Colombians think it's the best country on earth, didn't know that meant robbery, murder, prostitution. EVERYONE wants to rob you. DANGER. I was living there for 8 months for work.

Living in Russia... What a nightmare. Imagine living in a ugly, gray place that sometimes resembles an industrial complex, sometimes slums, sometimes a Gulag. Imagine living among ugly, drunken, primitive, boorish oafs who have no respect for each other and mostly malevolent intentions toward foreigners. Imagine living in a place, which's corruption and crime rates often surpass the worst African countries. Imagine living life in fear of corrupt, brutal and utterly demoralized government with recent history of atrocities. Imagine that you'd have to restort to petty lies every day, just to survive. And in the end, try to imagine it's 10 times worse than all I typed. Then you'll have a somewhat accurate idea of living in Russia.
Russia is a place you don't want to live, not even once. People are sadistic and plain stupid and drunk most of the time. Going alone at night ain't something to do. People are poor and don't want to learn any other language than Russian. Corruption is common. Ugly buildings looking like those cell blocks from prisons. Very high pollution. Accidents are common, you may know because of those "Mother Russia" videos. Definitely a place you don't want to live
Beig Russian, I'd say this is not only about the rich suppressing the poor. It's about the Russians themselves. I've been working as a translator, but I still can not find an appropriate translation for one Russian word which characterises the people here: 'khamstvo'. Dictionaries suggest it's 'boorishness' or 'rudeness', but it's not very exact. 'Khamstvo' is a way of living for the Russians - they're unpolite and don't respert other people's privacy at all. Being polite has been eliminated here during the Soviet times. Negative selection, I'd say.
[Newest]I don't like Russia or Russians one bit. An ugly country with unfriendly people with no manners.


They have propably more unemployment there than Greece without being at crisis, most of them are poor and they spend millions of millions of money just to make statues of Alexander the great
The place is a nightmare

41Cote D'ivoire
Shut up just cause you don't like west African food, or culture don not mean it's crap.
Good ever and ever and ever
Some people here do not look white, on top of that there is no starbucks or even HD T.V.. They even speak funny, not to mention the crap they call food.

42South Sudan
South Sudan is the least developed country in the world. The government could care less about its citizens and the leader of the country got into some useless dispute with the deputy prime minister making the situation worse. If you go to this country you will literally see nothing destroyed from the war. Why? Because there was literally nothing to destroy. There is hardly any infrastructure. Crime rates are sky high and people are so desperately poor and hungry they will eat dirt. If you go out at night you can't see anything because there are no city lights for miles around. Even if there was lights you still couldn't see any people because the people there are so black that any African American would be jealous.
Do not give any money or reject providing assistance to either North or South Sudan. Both Countries are corrupt with too many needy people. They are rude, aggressive, liars, racists, uncivilized and barbaric. They export terror, violence, too many children (whom they neglect), and bring down the standard of living of any first world nation into a third world state.

The same applies to Congo, Nigeria, Somalia, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Kenya, and Uganda.
I've said it a few times, you're telling everyone that all of Sudan and South Sudan's people are awful. Wow. How stereotypical are you? That may be the 3 percent or something of the people committing genocide, but the other 97 percent are not awful people. Don't judge everyone in a country because it's got a few bad apples. All countries do.


South Sudan is a country where you are not ask of your origin regardless of color, race, religion etc.

Haiti is a very dark place. Literally. It's not really a good place to be. Kinda like the hood.
They have been wasting the last 500 years in their underwear playing in the sands with no pants we said put some clothes on they was like no then an earthquake took them all put so sad
You guys are hearing things and not finding things your self Haiti is a beautiful natural country at most but jobs are the only things to hold it back

WHY THE HELL is this country here! There's NO ' reason to hate
This country. And I'm not Spanish!
Spain is the best country
I PLAY VIDeo games and Spanish people says mean things about everyone so REPORT AND BAn! 1

I was born in this country and I want to get out of it as fast as possible.
Why? Politicians are the worst possible and everything is ruled by politics, even as an actor you won't play in movies if you don't have friends in politics. Businesses get bankrupt as fast as they appear. Kids are completely dumb, with no respect for anyone (Most of them). Swearing is somewhat normal even in public. Gypsies AREN'T Romanians, they only decided to invade us and made us the worst image to foreigners else and now people think Gypsies are Romanians. Most people in Romania try to steal from you or demonstrate they are better than you when they aren't. People here are selfish and our schools became almost useless because we may have the same educational system since the communist era. Teachers are corrupt and exams can be bought easily if you are rich of course. High taxes and low salaries. Communism destroyed this country a lot. We sell all what's nice in our country to strangers, strangers are favoured more than our own people. We even sold our forests and now we lost more than half of our forests. Poor people sell their children literary for money and many other bad things I didn't list.
It is a naturally beautiful country but very run-down and desperately needs paints and road paving. The feral dogs (and street children) and depressing and dangerous!
The stray dogs are very creepy and dangerous and do not forget about the gypsy... They are just everywhere... And do not forget about the roads..
[Newest]I spent the best year of my life in Romania, with young and hot roman ladies

I am a somalilander I would say somaliland is a very nice peaceful country but you get paid so little even if you have the nicest job but it has no corruption and some of the people are friendly and some are very very very very mean and jealous and the worst thing about somaliland is that they stare at people
In somaliland... and I belive that somaliland is the most peaceful coutry according to Eastern Africa and and I can say its also the best in the whole continent...

Serbia is a good country. Don't fall victim to the media.
Serbia is a good country my grandparents were born here and if you like ham you will like them
Discrimination. I get called retarded almost everyday because of my age, weight and opinion and I feel bad! Plus terrible education system and terrible government. Plus they have 0 respect towards people from other countries.

Please, don't listen to the trolls with horrible grammar, it's nothing special here!
Don't listen to the trolls with horrible grammar saying this place is good! It's not! The people here are so rude, someone said my head is retarded because I have another opinion! I get discriminated every day! And more! Don't go to this place please!

Italy is one of the most beautiful place on earth, yet one of the worst ever in terms of living. No jobs, a lot of corruption, NO free-press, a government that resemble a private company more than a people institution and still, people there keep electing the same people since more than 30 years and have no guts to try to change things.
Poor beheaviour towards foreigners. Lots of smoking (all ages). Loud during the day and night. Italy's economy is quickly going down the drain. Absolutely horrible education system and terrible government.
Italians receive a load of money each year from other countries, send their lazy-ass complainers to work abroad.

Beautiful country, and I'm sure people can be friendly, but way too much of a drag on other countries.

How is Turkey a BAD PLACE TO LIVE IN?!?!? Maybe you guys live in a bad place in Turkey
Dirty and crowded streets, low life standards, police violence, no freedom, no respect to womans and lots of things
Why is Turkey only #50? In Warren Cook Gets Grounded: The Movie, Warren Cook got sent there! Then Egypt!


51United Arab Emirates
In Dubai is the tallest building in the world I want to go there
Take it over get money
Dubai is so much money to live there and I am not paying them 222,000,000 dollars to live in a hotel or house.

Algeria is the worst country in the world, if you live on it you will hate it but if you live outside you will hear a goodthings about it
Worst country for EVERYTHING. So corrupted and also very disgusting, durt EVERYWHERE and the architechture is the worst ever. I can't even imagine how this country can possibly be good one day. Oh and yeah, there is no president in Algeria, the only one is sick and he don't even go to Algerian hospitals, but to France. What a shame.
The best country for summer

Great country! Always will be the most relevant country in South America!
Imagine being Brazil’s neighbor, a lovely country with the richest natural diversity in the world, with adorable and beautiful people, rich and prosperous, and on the top of all these, a country far better than us when it comes to soccer. In summary, having to look up to Brazil every day makes us miserable and therefore, the worst country to live in.
I lived there for three years and I had lot of fun.. argentineans are outgoing and kind. I could travel to some provinces and I loved it, specially the waterfalls in the north east of the country.

All of this racist talk is severely over exaggerated of course there is some racism in Poland but please give me a country with no racism? I have been to Poland many times and not once was I given a dirty look or anything negative for that! Parts of Poland are really beautiful and the people are really helpful and nice! I'll give you a little anecdote I was in the airport badly in need to go toilet however you have to pay and I had no money this one man gave me the money for it for free and even watched over my bags! Does this sound rude or violent?
I am Polish and I have moved out of Poland long time ago but I can honestly say that Poland is one of the most welcoming countries. Yes there are few grey buildings but so what name a country with no grey buildings. The only problem I see is the the politic and people trying to run the country to suit them. There is no perfect country but all countries are what you make out of them! Peace!
Poland is one of those places which you just can't imagine being colourful. Communist tower blocks everywhere which look like shanty houses stacked on top of each other. Most places look like they haven't been cleaned in decades. Polish people are also very violent and racist towards anyone really (even other people from different parts of Poland). There's a lot of football hooligans and left-wing hate organizations which assault innocent people and foreigners (if they find any). There are countless issues with Poland.

Um... isn't Libya already on the list?
Dude this is already on the list and it's spelled wrong here
Libya stupid people even women kill their people

I am an European citizen and live in Switzerland but I most say Nepal is very beautiful country with lots of cultural heritages.. People are fun loving, caring, helpful.. They are much more happier than us.. The country may be little bit poor but the people are rich enough than us.. They have every facilities available comparing to European countries.. They have a very beautiful natural resources.. The Himalayas are beautiful.. It's like a paradise on earth.. People seems to be happy and cheerful.. In America, Europe or some other develop country people may die if they don't work to hunger but in Nepal life is not so hard.. Living expenses is very cheap..
Nepal is very beautiful country to live on.. Everyone seems to be happy, friendly, caring and blablabla.. I have been there twice.. The scenario is mind blowing.. It's like a heaven.. I live in Europe but I found most European and American travelling to Nepal cause of its cheap living cost and wonderful people.. Some people say Nepal is poor but I don't believe it.. They are much richer than us.. Their heart is rich enough comparing to other nations..
Nepal is a worst country to live.. It is beautiful by nature but the stupid dog (government) have made it the worst! Nepal is full racist and really poor nation.. No strict laws, no respect for wwomen.. It is the worst country. Electricity goes and load shedding problem is killing people.. Full of corruption and worst country to live!
[Newest]I live in the U.S. If I could go anywhere it would be here. There are no religious conflicts unlike most Asian countries the people are very peaceful

Worst country. It should be number 1 in terms of human rights vioation. The day this country is done with oil, it will be poorest country with mindless people.
It's a beautiful country and all countries have something bad about them
Best country ever, good prices, good people and salary!
I think they put Qatar in here because it's every rich but every rich means they put things to expansive

Ireland is becoming a third-world country, courtesy of the European Union, its own Government, the Economic Downturn, the mass exodus of Irish people seeking jobs abroad and the influx of welfare-seeking third world immigrants. It will soon be a Failed State.
I live here and its the worst place on the surface of the earth our education system is impossible to pass, we earn so little for working very hard and then have to pay huge tax hikes at the end of it our government neglects the people and every time we protest we are butchered by police THEN our children are getting abused in public creches and playschools this is a horrible place to live and I would blow it up gladly
Great country to live in. It's like being in a beautiful garden.
[Newest]Not a country but the best placed on earth

Germany has nice people, with a wonderful language. English people (specially from USA) tend to insult German people, jealousy, pretty much.

There's no reason to hate Germany, You hate it because of Hitler? That's stupid, the USA army is FAR worse tan Stalin and Hitler combined.

Oh, and by the way, English came from German.
Germany's not the worst place to live in, but I have lived there for 1 year and I can name some cons about their people. The German boys are really annoying and keep mocking my accent (I'm Singaporean). The girls are just as bad and want everything to be their way. But the again, I'm in grade 8, so people my age might just naturally be idiots. Anyway, I think the worst country to live in would be North Korea
A true, active contributor to the better-hood of this planet and well-being of nations overall. Strong in its character and essence. Deserves to be a leading nation.
[Newest]How does Germany have the worst soccer team?

Rwanda is good because the heat
Love in all day

The country has its ups like food, climate, culture, hospitality, diversity, nightlife. Some of the downs include corruption in government and religion, shallow and materialistic people with huge egos, poverty, very old fashion views, lots of crooks. There is more but that's enough. By the way Lebanon is not part of the AUE
I've beeniving in Lebanon for 15 years now and I have come up with a conclusion that Lebanon is awesome in multiple way, BUT the government/politicians are taking everything from us. From money to land, our government isn't helping us at all compared to other countries. No 24/7 electricity, paying huge fines.. Moreover, Lebanon deserves better and has the potential to become a great country.
People who hate this place have no lives what can you hate this place is the best country better then America
[Newest]It is the worst country ever

Kim Kardashian is from here so... I HATE THE COUNTRY! That felt good to get out!
Not so sure people would want to live there. No offense
One nation country with full of racism


Kazakhstan is a beautiful country, you just have bad taste.
It's a bad place full of bad people
Kazakhstan greatest country in the world
All other country are run by little girls

This country is very expensive and beautiful
I've never even heard of this country
It's a beautiful European schengen country..

Where is Chile? You can not even see it in the map! It doesn't exist.
High vulnerability to natural disasters, specially earthquakes. Flood of sea due to global warming will have a significant impact on Chile's narrow surface in the future.
Just one word, TRAITORS!
[Newest]I think they are fools, brainless and inwardly each of them know that are despised and rejected by an entire continent.

What I say? One word can describe Morocco : CORRUPTION
Where is Morocco? You have to come and see the total absence of security, very very low salaries 250$ average, houses are very tiny and extremely expensive, a 40 m2 department costs as much as 50000$, fuel prices are a dilemma 16$ per litre...
People who say this country is bad is the most stupidest makes no sense

67Dominican Republic
It has beautiful beaches, elite clubs, rivers and mountains. The people are really nice, but the country itself is very corrupted.
The murder rate is high specially in the capital stay away from the capital
Best country ever. Beaches are beautiful, it's perfect.
[Newest]I love Dominican Republic

I LOVE Peru! It is like my hometown. I'm from there! Even though some places like Cabanaconde, Coporaque, and Chivay remind me of the old days! There are some popular landmarks like the Cruz del Condor, which is an amazing place. They have delicious foods. I love Peru and I want to show it! Please Thumbs up this, I want you to know that I love Peru! (Sorry for repeating that a lot! ;-)
The country barely has any technology and if you do you're pretty lucky. Some people have diseases that you can catch like crazy. Only way to make money is by polishing shoes! $!
I love per it has the best food

Friendly people, great history and beautiful countryside.
I live in Portugal and it's a great place to retire.

It most definitely not a place for young people.

No job opportunities and very low paying jobs.

Woman here are arrogant and think the sun shines out of their ass.
Best country in the entire world

On god I haven't Ben Therese Bütsantsi by reaserching abort THIS country its hell there are flippin land mines and tahe whole country is a jungle and the people are very shady and most people are drug dealers and stuff. Just by puting this name of the county in a web search all that comes up is civil war, death, landmines, drugs and conflict so yea this should be the number one country representing nothing but HELL.

The people are constantly up to no good, even the smarter and decent looking ones. Is full, not by assassins, but by psychopaths. They wiill cut you in pieces alive and enjoy watching you scream of pain until death. Don't care if you are a kid, or an elder. Kidnapping is at #1, Corruption, drug Cartels, gangs and government is all one organization together. Don't even think about even looking at Honduras.
Just don't go there you WILL get rooted murdered or raped
You can't escape alive!
[Newest]Just one word to describe Honduras: MURDER

The worst country in the world to live in I would put it in the second place after Afganistan. Very poor economy, forced labour, rough roads, crazy drivers, the lowest net income, polluted dusty air, and stupid dictators
Ugly grey communist buildings and grey skys. Everyone there is Chinese, so that makes it worse
Near the Middle East (to me ANYPLACE INTHE Middle East IS BAD! )

Uganda is a craphole run by closet black racists and homophobes. Their sheeple communities are also openly racists and homophobes. They are digusting people home and abroad. They are born evil and have the desire to kill non-black people. Nuke the country before their people nuke the whole world. Remember Idi "The Idiot" Amin.

I'm finding it hard to believe that, but finnish people are friendly.


Finnish people are grown up to feel better than everybody else, they are also grown up to hate their Neighbours like Russia, Sweden, Norway and Estonia.
Sweden will be better all the time. Even at hockey.
[Newest]Why does Finland suck this website sucks

This country isn't that popular... Can't find anything on sale in the stores... Yup. It's horrible for a city guy like me.
The highest population loss rate per year in the EU due to emigration. Undeveloped country.

Poverty and misery... ! The rich are stealing from the country budget without being sued. The retirement age is 65, most of the people, killed by the medication system, didn't even survive to get retired. Everything is expensive, but the people don't have enough money to afford a meal.
Dirty place, horrible I broke my nose over there
Bulgaria won't exist. Low birth rates and high death rates are killing the country.

Crowded crowded crowded. People are racist to anyone who isn't Chinese or White. Good government but sadly Singaporeans are the most ungrateful whining lot! I hate my own country!
Worst place to go, they beat up a person once for littering, and chewing gum is banned there.
Can't chew gum? WORST COUNTRY EVER!
Seriously you can't just say its worst if you can't eat chewing gum are you sure you want a sticky road if its not banned?

Everybody here looks so depressed...

Net tax, road tax, anti-Semitism, slow but sure erasing of the freedom of the press, protests everywhere, crappy conditions in schools/hospitals, the list goes on and on.

Certainly not a Syria or anything like that, but still. Don't come here.
Very pessimistic people and hate their surrounding countries.
Hungary is slowly becoming one of Europe's biggest anti-Semitic government. The area itself is beautiful, I highly recommend visiting. Libing there however, not so much

Wales is an amazing country people are so friendly amazing culture and rugby team! Has louds of breath taking scenery I love it I visited there so much I decided to move there best place ever Newport is kind of an exception though but every place has its downers!
Why is Wales on this list? Probably the English are jelly
What's Wales doing here?

24/ if you bump in an Zambian person there's no sorry not a little tiny bit
12/ if you went to zambia they are so bad
3/ push people
Great country to live in. Not so great economy and infrastructure but great people, great weather.
Zambians love its visitor. When you are in Zambia you feel at home.

Terrible internet, really needs to fix its food, Croatian women are very hairy
I just need to complaint about the internet connection everything else is cool.
Mirko Cro Cop was a male model there…yes Mirko Cro Cop

That place is awful near the Middle East and full of desert
What you mean is central Asia

It's a very nice place and best for holidays
Maldives is like the best country in the world...,. ,
Go there and you will find out..
Their beaches and underwater hotels are ssoo awesome!

Stop giving aid to Cameroon, or any country in West Africa. Period.

Otherwise they will breed more poor people. They start off as being helpless and vulnerable. But once they get aid, they will grow up to be sub-human, materialistic, race/religious baiting, lying, sexist pigs.

They will turn any prosperous country into a uncivilised, and divided third world country plagued with poverty, crime, and corruption.

I hope Boko Haram takes over Cameroon and gives them hell.
So, exactly how could you not build schools in those countries to educate them, so they won't be how you explained them? You're kind of being mean, just telling people to leave Africa behind in civilization. How would you feel if they said not to aid people in your country if you were in the same state as them? Just some food for thought.


Corruption and embezzlement is the order of the day and marginalization of the minority Anglophone Cameroonians
Love the tropical rain forest, varieties of climates, so fresh in some part, cold, mild, sunny, and hot in others, charismatic people, love the topography of some areas, lots of urban and rural development, very attached also to their ancestoral and traditional culture, no civil, rape, and few criminal activities which is common very every where, a stable and a dictator president, peaceful politics, well organize state capital, not to forget that is the most invested African Countries now for foreign investors due to its bless natural materials as everything is available in the country also due to its stable governments.

86Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea has the worlds dangerous city Port Moresby.

87Trinidad and Tobago
There are so much greedy people living here they see you with something and they will kill you if they don't get it I hate Trinidad but I like Tobago the people are so different and most Trinidadians sorry to say but they like to act like Americans and talk like them the place where I am living not going to say where there are some foolish young men who put on big thick sweaters for no reason the sun is hot they are sweating and they have it on still what the hell they do all of that looking for attention and don't talk for the girls...
Those Scumbag people from Trinidad ruin any country they emigrate to and impose their gang/drug/knife/gun culture to society. They are lazy, materialistic, sexist pigs, unmotivated, cannot hold down a job, absent fathers, violent gangster career criminals and thugs for life. They are also natural born RACE-HUSTLERS, playing the race card to seek phony entitlements.
Great country, kind friendly people and the beaches are wonderful. Has it's downside as in every place such as crime but overall it's developed and a great place to live and visit.
One of the drug trafficking capitals in the world. Those evil people are willing to set up anyone as drug mules.
The contacts all the thieves are kind

They are great athletes and musicians. But other than that, they cause terror, crime, racial/cultural tensions/unrest, poverty, ghettos, white flight and more uneducated, sub-human disobedient children worldwide (just like Nigeria & the rest of West Africa).

Giving aid to Jamaica fuels more problems and they should learn to be more civilised and self-sufficient socially, economically & politically.

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe President, said "In Jamaica, they have freedom to smoke cannabis, the men are always high and universities are full of women. The men want to sing and do not go to colleges, some of them twist their hair. Let us not go there".
Stop giving aid to Jamaica. Period.

Otherwise they will breed more poor people. They start off as being helpless and vulnerable. But once they get aid, they will grow up to be sub-human, materialistic, race/religious baiting, lying, sexist pigs.

They will turn any prosperous country into a uncivilised, and divided third world country plagued with poverty, crime, and corruption.
I have seen this same statement posted word for word, about multiple countries. Who keeps posting this?
There are awesome and bad, no scratch that, terrible people there who love to cause trouble. But a majority of them are HILARIOUS AND LOVING and will always cheer people up. They're really smart and talented but they hold serious grudges! They are just like any one else. They've got good and bad
[Newest]I was in Jamaica with my relatives 2 month after I was born. my parents said it was gorgeous!

Aesthetically, Jordan js beautiful. Outside the main cities. Considering most people live in the cities, (I did for more than five years) I can honestly say that it is one of the worst places to live in. The cities are disgusting, and the people are equally as disgusting, as well as racist, hugely sexist and incredibly ignorant.

You would be lucky to have running water and electricity. The education system is very limited, and is very difficult for no reason as the only jobs you can have/study are pharmacy and engineering!

Visit this country for its deserts and seas but DO NOT enter the main cities.
Jordan is a beautiful country it has Petra, The Dead Sea, Jerash, Ajloun, Wadi Rum and I could keep going on and on and on. so I don't know why it was ranked this low

Bulls##t I live in bahrain, its one of the best countries I travel to, this list is crap

Beautiful country. People are friendly and there is a beautiful nature
Belarus is a good country!
I don't even care

Say something bad I dare you
Is it not Uruguay the proper name?
Have Luiz Suarez Vampire

What why is Aruba on here?! It is awesome there!

Few good "malls and restaurants" besides that. there is nothing else to do there. no bars nor pubs. no scenery. corruption. the same local that said "it is an Islamic country. alcohol is forbidden" also have sex outside of marriage which also forbidden in their religion. such liars and hypocrites. not to mention rudeness that makes New Yorkers look like ultra nice gentlemen. you see a mom walking and behind her is an Ethiopian made with her child that she barely care for. doing EVERYTHING for her. You also see underpaid workers in filthy outfits (makes 200$ or something A MONTH). working under the scourged sun. building houses. picking up their garbage. and nobody CARES about them. rent there is NOT cheap. my cheap apartment rent was about 1000$ monthly. how could those workers live is beyond me. and you will NEVER see a local doing that hard work. you will feel how bad it is when you land in the shabby airport. with their 1990s planes. in the year I spent. my life there was eat. sleep. work. and the occasionally mall+restaurant. never drink tap water. you are better off bathing in mineral water if you could. traffic there is just plain horrible with very bad roads. and drivers have no respect to each other nor the law. in general they seem to want respect without respecting others.

I could talk all day. since I got more important things to do. in a nutshell. if you are like me. from any European/American or civilized society. stay there. I barely see Europeans or Americans living there since there is nothing to live for. the only good thing is the no income tax policy. but life is not cheap anyways. most foreigners there are from South Asia and the Philippines. and some Arab countries. that Makes about 2/3 of society as I heard. I see this a bit exaggerated but who knows. can you guess who is more productive?. well of course the foreigners without comparison. it is remarkable how beautiful countries like France. Germany. the US. etc are ranked higher. the most astonishing (and ironic) thing about Kuwait is they are rich. and have the highest currency. and still is an underdeveloped country. they can become developed but the locals mentality does not help.
Kuwait is the place where all people from different country visit there for jobs its nice for his great malls and restaurant its kwd currency is very high and my dad was there good salary but making visa to stay there for 1 year takes many money overall nice I wanna like to visit there.
Very nice country the only problem is the temperature

Highest suicide rate in the world baby!

96Equatorial Guinea
Do you mean their so called president (dictator) took a selfie with Obama because that's true
Had to so a report on this for Spanish and find reasons for someone to travel their this was my only reason'He took a selfie with Obama'

39/ gates great to mhoute Czech I'm sickritateing to be fine if thy hen a pizza hut
23/ red prickles with ges reid gode red jimnezfrom in others
20/ queens are not nice
17/ either dens can't spel and punch
7/ a Cather can hitch it red cans for neet

They have yummy food and nice people your can keep a 19 foot snake
So much traffic, mobs, air pollution, unfriendly people and more!

People are very individual, family ins't the most import for many people. Weather almost the whole year very bad. Living conditions are very expensive, because of taxes.
Very very rude and dishonest people and make yoy feel like you are a alien. the dutch have a twin personlity. when I was there trying to learn the language they make it almost impossible for me, they would speak English to improve there English. they are very very very sly and sneakey. very bad memories of the Netherlands. BEWARE.

I'm Slovenian and I will confirm almost everything that is written in the previous comment. Yes it has beautiful landscape and all that, it is evolved and quite easy to live in but most of the young society cares for their fame on social networks can't argue with that. The government sucks, healthcare sucks for instance imagine if you get injured and are in need of medical attention well too bad there's a 6hour line for your bleeding self. At least schooling is beyond amazing and people are actually very friendly and communicative which comes to people who are not from the south- east part of Europe. So despite all that I think it a great place to live in clean water, fresh air, no pollution. I want to move out of this country just because of its retarded government.. ,
The people never talk to you
Has many natural beauties, it's just the society which makes Slovenia a horrible country.

All people basically care for is fame and likes on social networks. They will insult and beat up everyone who belongs to a different race (black people, Muslims... ) or simply people who weren't born in Slovenia. There's also a huge crisis so many people keep losing their jobs, the prices are way lower than they used to be, definitely a horrible place to do work.

Slovenia is not fun in general; it has no theme parks, no cool cities, most people are trash, 11-12 year old kids posting sexual pictures on social networks, 10 year old kids dating and becoming depressed because they've lost their boyfriend / girlfriend, spoiled, aggressive kids, people judge you by every detail on you, more and more murderers keep coming here and probably a several more stuff.

The education is too long and even if you pass it successfully, you will probably get a bad career with a low price. If you don't pass it that good then there's probably bare hope for you.

Generally, nothing very interesting to find in Slovenia. Most of people are just pure selfish assh**es.

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