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North Korea
People who voted for the United States over North Korea must be insane. In the United States you're free to practice your religious beliefs without worry of being murdered because the government decided to ignore human rights and outlaw the ability to follow it. In the United States you can preach about how your leader is terrible if that's your opinion without being thrown into jail, executed, or facing punishment. In the United States you don't have to avoid displaying any affection for your lover in public.

The fact of it is that in North Korea you do have to worry about the things listed above. North Korea oppresses, indoctrinates, and strips away the rights of its people. It's one of the worst places in the world and anybody who would speak about how places like India, America, or almost anywhere in the world are worse clearly need to reevaluate their history or their sense of morality.
You guys do not know what the definition of "worst" is. America has contributed so much to history and yes, it made huge mistakes in the past but it is nothing compared to North Korea. I am an Asian and I acknowledge that North Korea is the worst Country ever. From the very start, this Country was doomed. It fell into the hands of a corrupted man called Kim Il-Sung and it just fell from there. North Korea is now simply a propaganda piece held together by a government that prides themselves in brainwashing people. There is not one positive point I can say about this Country. North Korea disgusts me and I will openly and proudly say that North Korea is the worst Country I have ever known.
I, personally, am from America. Now (as I am only thirteen, I don't know much about my country to make too many valid points), America may be considered one of the most obese countries out there. I totally agree with that. There are like 100-200 students in my school that are just big piles of fat. I may have over-exaggerated there, but I don't care. But my point is, America has made mistakes before (just like the fellow before me said) like the Vietnam war and things like that that could and should have been completely avoided. Some may think that America is the "stupidest country ever" well, keep in mind that we do have smart people out there, and from what I have heard from many a person is that I am one of those people. I really do not want to gloat or be full of myself (I hate people like that) but I am being serious. My IQ is apparently way above average for a kid my age, but I have something in my way: ADHD. So don't judge me.
[Newest]There is no worst or best country do not judge let the Lord judge
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2United States
The United States is above Somalia. Syria, Russia, Iran and every country on Africa! Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha! Why does everyone look at the United States in such a negative light. We are not the best country in the world, but we are certainly not the worst country. Not even close. I can name twenty countries off the top of my head that I would rather through myself off a cliff than live in. The USA is not one of them. Here are some reasons why the US is not the worst country in the world. We have the largest and most diverse population. People from all over Europe as well as parts of Central America, Asia and even places like Africa and the Middle East come here for better economic opportunity. Almost every religion has a stronghold in America. Christianity is historically the strongest faith here, but there are also lots of Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus and a growing population of Atheists. Americans have learned to tolerate other religions and respect them. Racism in America is also dying. We have elected our first colored president ever and the overwhelming majority of Americas, even in the states of the old confederacy, are strongly and morally against racism. We are (I believe) the fifth largest country in the world. We have so much land, most of it still unexplored and untamed. There are huge desserts, giant mountains, endless forests and plains an dome of the world's most unique landforms such as devil's tower and the Grand Canyon. The USA has a little of everything. We have mountains, valleys, cold arias, warm arias, you name it. I doubt there is another country on earth that is more diverse, culturally and geographically, than America. He USA was the first modern democracy. Our founding fathers beat the most powerful empire in the history of the world to create a new type of government, democracy, which had been dead on earth for millennia. They were not perfect human beings like many of us are thought to believe. George Washington was a slave owner and Aaron bur was.. Well, Aaron bur. but they accomplished so much, far more than a group of young rebel farmers were expected to do against a superpower. We have the largest army in the world. We could destroy the human race with the press of a button if we wanted to, not that we would though. We have the best space travel organization in the world and we were the first and (I think) only country to land a man on the moon. Not to mention we will be sending a maned ship to mars by the 2030's, to set up a permanent colony. America was the first country to join the United Nations, which has helped millions of people around the world recover from wars, disasters and famine. There is no communism in the United States and corrupt business practices are looked down upon. And finally, probably the biggest reason of all, Americans are very nice people. We are not like are corrupt leaders. We are normal people who value good will, honesty, selflessness, freedom, progress and discovery, a world away form the fat, burger eating, homophobic, racist, gun carrying loads we are depicted as by the rest of the world. I for one, despite the idiot politicians and the yellow journalists, am content with my lifestyle here. It is not the best country, but to say that it is worse than Syria is like saying "I would rather be crucified than eat a Lima bean".
Well I don't think there should be any such list as Worst countries. I know every country has its own bad times. I'm from India and am really hurt to see it placed fourth. I know our country is going through a harsh time but I believe we will get over it. Finger crossed. Well I have no problem with United States it is a powerful nation. But the too much westernization it is bringing about in the world along with other European countries, I personally am not in favour with it. We Eastern countries are losing our feet and culture.
How the heck is India higher than China? China should be number 1 on this list! All those who voted for India are bloody racists! Largest democracy! Freedom of speech thought and everything! United States police are too strict! African countries civil war... Pakistan terrorism... Afghanistan almost anarchy... China government controls literally everything and internet and information is taboo... North Korea too... Iraq Iran total confusion! But what's 1 negative about India? And where is Australia?
The United States is the greatest country in the entire world, you guys are just jealous and ungrateful.


[Newest]I deeply agree cause of bombing
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Definitely the worst. Pakistan should manage to get a first place in this.
Terror terror all around filth on the roads! People mean what more are the requirements for the fist place winner?
Worst worst worst
It should be awarded first prize in this list... How can anyone like Pakistan? Impossible liking it
HA! I'm so rapt that this country is on third place but I really feel sorry that they are not on the first place.. Don't worry people, Pakistan would be on top within a few years.. I'm from Bangladesh, and honestly I hate Pakistan badly for what they did to us back in 1952 & 1971.. What a SHAMELESS NATION! And I'm feeling so damn happy that Bangladesh is out of this list..
[Newest]Really? If they didn't have nukes it would be called India or Chernobyl after India let loose. Guessing that's why Iran wants a nuke.

Watch out, ladies (local or foreign). India is now the rape capital of the world.
I am form Afghanistan and I was in India this February first New Delhi to Mumbai then Pune. Mumbai is the worst it is very dirty very stinky everywhere has the smell of urine I guess they all have urinary tract infection.
Sick people give importance to their culture, religion... Total sick incredible idiots
[Newest]I hate this country. I see baby cry and I don't want this.

Afghanistan has been really bad since Russia invaded and tried to take over in 1979. Russia wouldn't stop until they left in 1989, and when they did leave, Afghanistan was pretty much a disaster area because of the 10 years of war, which wasn't fair to Afghanistan in the first place. After that, it became really corrupt and governments kept on changing all the time and one wouldn't last for at least 10 years. And then the Taliban came around and controlled almost all of the land by 1996. The Taliban made a ton of strict laws and mistreated women so much it's heartbreaking. And they also allowed terrorists to stay there until the USA invaded in 2001. Ever since then terrorists are still running around out there and innocent people are at high risk for something bad happening to them every day. It is also one of the poorest countries in Asia. I just feel really bad for all of the innocent people there because they don't deserve any of the bad things that are going on over there.
There's nothing that makes Afghanistan a redeeming state. The country has been at war for decades. That any country other than Afghanistan, Somalia or Congo is on the top is unbelievable.


Disgusting, horrible, immoral, paedophiles. I'm sick of 'lack of education' being used as an excuse. I imagine most races wouldn't have to go to school to realize that raping children is immoral, disgusting and pathetic. But, they do it on thursdays, and god forgives them on fridays, therefore it's acceptable.
[Newest]Afghanistan still has land mines left from war. They need to get their act straight, because even they have potential.

They have bombs and nuclear weapons, they should be no. 1!


Bunch of cowards that ran away or hid when the fighting started, to other countries, but pretend to be tough hard people, in reality are backwards losers
People just like 2 fight
[Newest]Rude and unfair people.

7South Korea
This country is evaluated by persons and countries having the common sense as follows,
Always making troubles at any time and anywhere,
Impossible to coexist in the mutual international Community, and
No use for the sustainable harmonization of the global environment.
The people have a low level of culture.
That's all!
As the same as north korea.
Both countries are the identical stocks.
[Newest]Rejected the treaty to reunify Korea proposed by North Korea, deserves to be invaded

Im Glad not being There
1. Everybody there is fighting with somebody.
2. It ties with DRC as the least developed country on Earth
3. Its too poor
4. Bad government but most people are nice - while the leader is doin nothin, people are starving and fighting
The people are the worst on the planet, and should be exterminated.

In Russia to live cool, while others say in the media about Russia only bad things that other countries are often promoted Russophobia, in other countries, media for people always lie about the Russia
Russia is not so much problem today but has been for a long time in the past
omg. I just saw a documentary about the environmental issues over there. Bursting of oil pipelines, air pollution and not to mention the areas of radiation. *shudder"
[Newest]What? Russians are the best! You dare insult Mother Russia.

There is a civil war that is starving and killing everyone there
It is proven, website Congo is the most Violent country in the world
The citizens of Congo are killing everyone!
The people who kill each other

The Contenders

1. Zimbawbe is a nice place. Although, with that ruler, I guess it isn't exactly paradise.

2. On this page people are being so racist. I come from Australia and no, they're is no racism on Australia here. Now, I do think Australia is the best country but that is for an obvious reason. I come from there, and everyone has a right to their opinion. But they DON'T have the right to write or speak racist comments. Especially, when you're not even giving us a reason why you're being a racist:

Stupid ascents, stupid places, stupid everything I have a american guy in my class (stupid)

"Americans think they are the best, but they are not.
I hope they will be nuked from North Korea.

"Hurricanes, Tornadoes and terrible crimes

Ok I'm fine with the last one but the first 2 ones? Let's start with the first one. Whoever wrote that you are a racist and a beep. Is it the kid's fault he's american. Is they're any problem with it? NO! Stupid accents? 1 I love they're accents and 2 let's here YOUR ACCENT HUH? I bet you sound like a freak of nature and I really hope so.

It's obvious why people are starting to say stupid places, accents and stupid everything. The second comment's writer is an idiot. They obviously don't know that Americans are proud and are very patriotic. USA is a paradise and just because people living in disadvantaged countries they're starting to take out America. By the way do YOU HAVE NYC SAN FRAN LA MIAMI YOSEMITE YELLOWSTONE CALIFORNIA FLORIDA OR INCREDIBLY CHEAP BREAKFAST? (I got four pancakes with ice cream at someplace for 50c. It's easy living and it's paradise.
A single US Dollar is worth hundreds of quadrillions of the currency here, Google it if you don't believe me. (Quadrillion comes after Trillion)
I understand zimbabwe is pretty messed up but every country has it's problem but every foriegn country from the us always hate the us I mean what is wrong with people america is very confused but so is all these countries I reckon we should all just respect each other where on human race but we all hate each other it's just sad
[Newest]Zimbabwe is super cool just because of it's name so don't diss

Corrupt, Polluted, Vain, Overpopulated, Greedy, Bad food, Heatless people, They hate almost every other country for no reason. But they have beautiful landscapes!
A communist country with multiple human rights violations all while supporting other Autocratic nations around the World
Well I'm not going back to China. Too much pollution. Can't breathe without a mask.
[Newest]I am a filipino and I hate this stupid country

I don't know what you are talking about. France is one of the most beautiful countries in the world.


You'd get slapped, bro.
France is worst than Syria. Are you kinding me

They went into Palestine and forced the original people there out of there homes completely because of there religion to create there own religious country. Religion has been the largest cause of war ever and this has already caused 2 wars and much terrorism.

Jews can't even marry gentiles. That's a similar thing hitler did. They need to create a Palestinian state And give them technology similar to their's to make up for what happened.
People sometimes need to know that there will always be different religions.


stole the land, bulldozing the natives houses, killing children, builds "Jewish only" settlement on the land of the native people, killing dozens of peace activist, etc. etc.
Most dangerous country with nukes. They try to create chaos


[Newest]They do bad stuff so people can kill everyone!

15United Kingdom
I'm from the uk myself, and we've had a pretty messed up past.
The country which destroyed the whole culture of India... Stole all concepts of science.. I must tell you that gravitation was first done by Bhaskaracharya not Newton... This is the country which destroyed the whole country.
This country is a real cancer to the whole world, they enslaved the Native people in their former colonies.
[Newest]They think they own the whole world

16Saudi Arabia
Genuinely the worst place on Earth that I have ever had the displeasure of living in (for the past year).

To all who talk about women rights, shut up about it, it goes far beyond that. It's a place full of iignorant morons with the worst spirits and screwed mentalities.

It's not religion that makes these morons the way they R. Islam actually teaches that it is your character that counts, and teaches patience, tolerance, cleanliness, and much more good. It is just unfortunate that people judge the religion by these idiots who are so very far from it.

Saudi Arabia isn't following Islam, because if it did, it wouldn't be the filthy place that it is with its people who have possibly the ugliest manners on the planet.

Shame on you, you are a disgrace to Islam and the Arab world.
I lived in this horrible country, nothing to do there, Everything is "Haram"
A lot of Indians and Pakistanis, weather is so hot, streets are very very crowded, specially on Thursday, and those religious people! , it's just horrible country
worst country they think that there country is at utmost in this world
no religion freedom
they are lucky only because of petroleum
but besides this they have nothing, and also after some after 40 years this
resource also get depleted

[Newest]Where's the religious freedom?


The best country in this part of Europe. But someone put bad words in media about Serbia. If they don't like Serbia and Serbs why they do visit most famous music festivals in Serbia? Most of people missjudged Serbia as a savage people which they aren't.
Serbs made the word "balkanisation" mean splitting up into separate states following a violent civil war.
Serbians are arrogant and racist.


Iran is actually not a bad country, their past hasn't been good, that's it.

Sudan, It's what's for breakfast!

20Sri Lanka
The WORST country of All-time!


The bad conditions of poor parts of India but with genocide
Iff your Tamil stay away from here unless you want to die


It is crazy. They are in civil war and you put them at 45.

I really love Poland, I go there all the time, I speak Polish and I really don't think it should be on a list of 'Worst Countries', however, I noticed that I am treated some what differently compared to all the locals due to the fact that I don't look like a typical Polish person. Not both my parent are Polish which makes me half Polish and half Arab...
This automatically means that I get the whole street staring at me as if I've just jumped from the moon. Thankfully, its not everyone :)

I wouldn't really call it racism, just maybe ignorance about others.
Otherwise, Poland is great!
They don't stare at you because they want to be rude. Not many people from other countries come to Poland, so they are just surprised and curious.
I am polish and polish people suck

23Dominican Republic

It's simply the worst and disgusting. I really hate it. Everything is stollen, everything is wrong and everyone is corrupted!
There is no freedom!
Basically every city is poor and corrupted besides the capital! But everyone only sees the capital so they think Azerbaijan is a nice and rich place. Tchh...

FARC, Drugs, Prostitution, Corrupt Politicians, You're never really safe in Colombia.
But Colombians think they're the best, because there is so much coffe and emeralds... and cocaine and thugs, but everything is so expensive and they have so bad healthcare, education and and cost of living, tourists get scammed, so they're angry 'because the rest of the world sees Colombia like that but they don't change. And I can relate because I'm Colombian myself.

There is an Albanian town in Greece, and the Albanians there are treated with little to no respect, and have no civil rights just because they are Albanian.
Greeks are one of the most racist at country.
There police do not hunt criminals, but every morning Arrest ImmigrantS who are looking for jobs. there racism is behind logic
Well at a country of 10million people and with 2+ million illegal immigrants doing illegal things with illegal jobs what do you expect?

Worst country in earth.Too many violent people and too many mafia!


Slaved the Jews and I don't like that.

Canada isn't a bad country, it just doesn't have the best military. I don't mean to be mean or anything, in fact, I like Canada and kinda want to stay there for a little bit. It seems nice and pretty peaceful. A good place to get in touch with nature.


Why would you post Canada on there, Canada is Best!
Who put this here. Canada has free health care, one of the best education systems in the world, one of the highest standards of living, and is one of the happiest countries in the world.
[Newest]I'm so confused, Canada is such a happy and wonderful place.


It is unsafe in some areas poor. The crime is terrible in Brazil it may look nice on the coast but look at everything else.
The Worst Healthcare, The Worst highways, The Worst Politicans

The Worst Country in the World!



Shortest living period, only 36 years! And many people have AIDS...


Too many people there have AIDS

35Central African Republic


37United Arab Emirates

38Equatorial Guinea

39South Sudan

40Democratic Republic of Congo

Philippines is not worst country, It's more fun in the Philippines, do not hate the Philippines because the filipino is kind and helpful too, we must love the Philippines vote for the Philippines!
Philippines is a simple country. Corruption and poverty was the most problem but this country was very friendly and nice to be with. So I can say that it is not country. I stayed here for 2 years.
Philippines may not be as rich as other countries but we are rich in natural resources... and the people here are easy to get along with...



44South Africa

Too much pollution, traffic jams, bad infrastructure, and corrupt government... It deserves to be in the top 10 actually...
Clearly Indonesia was beautyfull country ever, and the friendly locals its looks very good, I've stayed there 2 years.
But the corrupted government maked bad opinion of the people.

It is one of the most dangerous places ever if your white you'll be dead

Worst country in my opinion! No human rights
Everbody there thinks his special
Very greedy people
And no respect to human relegion
I agree. Stupid, selfish, greedy, pushy, people. And they just throw their rubbish everywhere and then complain about their living conditions. I can't stand the car horns ALL day and ALL night. give me some peace. Same for Cambodia and Vietnam

Pretty name but I feel bad 4 people who live there

Where else in the world can you see hundreds of youths breaking down the door of a McDonald's outlet just for a Minion toy from Despicable Me 2? Third-world mentality in a first-class country.
I'm proud to be a Malaysian. We're not racist like Americans.


Well I go on vacation with sone friends in Malaysia, the place is cool! Especially the Pulau Langkawi, the beach is so nice, good place to travel but.. In the city, there is a little bit of trash on the street.. well by the way PULAU LANGKAWI AND SEPANG!

Kosovo isn't the bad

Australia is beautiful, safe and free. Educate yourself.
Australia SHOULD NOT be in this worst list. They would be number 1 in the world's top SAFEST countries. PS. I am complaining about this not voting!
What!? Japan is in 41TH place? Why, its awesome!



Turkey is simply the worst!

Overpriced. Rude arrogant and thieving. Rampant poverty and crime in cities. Cops=useless Italy would be great if there were no Italians living in it. And your pizza sucks better slice at almost any pizzeria in New York. Overrated.
Crime, immigration, tourist robbing, over hyped, dirty, corrupt and those are adjectives id use to compliment them.



58El Salvador
Its one of the worst of Central America D:


Chad has expierenced several fights a day if you want to travel there go to n'djemena avoid the north and east



Algeria is A very pro country at plants but the bad people likes to burn them

Really bad human rights.

The country has a corrupt government and people don't have running water and toilets so people take dumps on the beach where it would be washed off into the Atlantic Ocean. Watch out Florida!

Spain is falling in pieces guys!




It is amazing GET A LIFE

In my opinion very good country visited it!
It's food such as couscous and tajine are simply delightful!







I'm portuguese, and it's sad to see what the country has become in under a short number of years.


Most racist and depressing country in the world

Hardly anyone lives here. It's just ice. What could possibly be wrong with it.


82New Zealand
I think its nice with a good education and health care system with great places to connect with nature

83Costa Rica

Japanese are savage animals wearing sheep mask
Arrogant and racist people
Dokdo is clearly Korean territory
The first evidence is that according to international law, Dokdo is Korea territory.
Secondly, Dokdo, along with Ulleungdo, have been Korean territory continuously since the year 512.
Lastly, Korean residents and Korea's Dokdo defense Regiment is staying at Dokdo at this moment
Although it is clear Dokdo is ours, why does Japan insist it's their territory?
World need to know the truth and reality.
Think backward.
Think that you are kicked and killed with no reason.
Also be plundered by someone we helped each other long ago.
[Newest]Crime is bad there and in some cities it is overcrowded and dirty. They also have a lot of pollution.


It is very pretty but also kind of poor. It is not all bad but...

Its pretty rich and now the Germans like america
They treated me horribly because they thought I'm Polish (I'm not).
I love Germany because its very clean.

Catholic church menage country

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