Countries With Worst Governments

The Top Ten

1 North Korea The Democratic People's Republic of Korea, also known as North Korea, is a country in Eastern Asia. Its capital is Pyongyang. It is currently ruled by the dictator Kim Jong-Un, after inheriting the title from his father, Kim Jong-Il, who in turn inherited it from his father, Kim Il-Sung. more.

I agree usa is trash but this is much worse if you leave north korea you'll be killed, Kim John Un Threatens WW3 All the time and always abuses his citizens I really hope somebody sends some killers (like south korea) and start the 2nd Korean war WITHOUT NUKE THREATS! and south korea would have to win and if they don't were all screwed poor people in North korea

How can the US's government be worse than this?

Kim Jong Un joke: It's hard enough being the only fat guy in your class, but its more tough when your the only fat guy in your whole country...

Quit voting for the US. Yes, our politics are a joke, but we at least have the freedom to make said jokes. Kim Jong Un is more evil than any US president, far surpassing even Nixon

Wow people think the U.S. A has the worst government, some people just have to open their eyes and see that there are many bad government like dictatorship, communism, and a lot more.

2 United States The United States of America, or the U.S.A. for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence from the more.

The country itself isn't necessarily bad, but the government is way too bureaucratic and inefficient. Not to mention we only have two parties to choose from, neither of which can effectively get the national debt under control!

I honestly think Trump is a bad president since he always makes a complete fool of himself and he locks kids in cages just because they happen to be illegals(We shouldn't just let them in but still, this is not how you deal with it) but the USA shouldn't be in the top 15 at all. The fact that China, Saudi Arabia and Russia are lower is just sad.

Okay yeah, our government is bad with someone like Trump in power but does USA really deserve number 2. I can name at least 10 countries that are more worthy of this spot.

They keep people of color oppressed, then they make white people feel guilty about their history through the education system. People of color are raised to believe that whites are the source of all their suffering, and in return, whites think that they are whiners because many white people didn't do anything wrong. Notice how the government turns people against each other? This gives the government more power because people will ask them to make things better. There will never be racial equality unless there is a better government.

3 India India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world. Its capital is New Delhi. Some other major cities are Mumbai, Chennai, and Ahemdabad. more.

Politicians come to sleep in parliament during important discussions. All these money bellies are born here.

By the way the Indian people are great people. Many think that Indians are dirty filth but this is not true. In the end, it is the politicians' fault that India is not yet developed. The politicians care more about themselves than the people of India.

Its worst.. That's all..

Corruption born in INDIA

4 Syria Syria, officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asia. Syria has been involved in a civil war since 2011.

Not even Kim Jong Un goes around killing his own people, Syria's government actually bombs its own country. Talk about sad. Hopefully things in Syria get better soon...


Just look at Syria. No offense Syrians but the country is the exact definition of a hole. There government is a dictatorship the state controls everything hell the government even ordered the army to shoot their own people.

"ordered the army to shoot their own people" Bashar al assad Is a dictator, but his so called "chemical weapons" are fake news.

Wait... so total democracy is worse than getting killed by your own "president"? Bruh U.S isn't that bad

5 Afghanistan Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.

So bad


6 Iran Iran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a sovereign state in Western Asia. The capital city is Teheran and the major city is also Tehran. The country's official language is Persian. more.

Religious freedom is recognized, but Christians must sign federally-enforced attendance records. Other minority religions must do the same, and if you think Sunnis are exempt, think again! They're not. Same surveillance for them too. Other than that, the government is a lot better than other countries (COUGH) NORTH KOREA (COUGH). However, it is on par with the Soviet Union in terms of oppression (modern Russian Government is more repressive than even the Soviet Union was. Says something about modern Russia).

Islamic Fundamentalist nut jobs who hi-jacked the hopes and dreams of a warm and noble people. Very Very sad...

The government here at least works and gets stuff done. Though they are Islamic Fundamentalists, they allow almost every other religion to live in Iran freely, though Jews are under constant surveillance (as how Muslims are in the US). The Bahais are constantly persecuted and murdered though =(.

It all happened in 1979...

7 Israel The State of Israel is a country in the Middle East and the only country with a Jewish majority in the world but arab, african and east asian communities still can be found. more.

I have nothing against Israel and I think it's a nice country with great history and people but I really don't like how the government is building illegal settlements in West Bank controlled territory and how they bulldoze the houses of Palestinian civilians.

As a Jew, I feel like Israel is bringing a bad reputation for the Jews society, especially those Zionists.

They kill palestainis there although they didn't do anything man

Please just stop those Israel terrorists from killing the children and humans in Palestine. They're innocent Muslim!

8 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked sovereign state located in southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers.

Corrupt incompetent and diabolical government

Hyperinflation,Zimbabwe Dollar is a bit useless,Rhodesia is better than nowadays Zimbabwe

9 Russia Russia, known as the "Russian Federation", was formed on Dec 25, 1991. It is located mainly in Asia. The capital and largest city is Moscow, followed by Saint Petersburg in terms of population. The country primarily speaks Russian, a Slavic language.

At this point, the Russian government is pretty much like Chinese government lite. Not as Authoritarian but getting dangerously close as Putin slowly abuses his power and makes Russia an Authoritarian Ultranationalist state erasing any opposition to his rule.
Let's not forget how he funds Russian Separatists to cause a civil war in Ukraine and take it's lands despite the fact that the Russian minority in Ukraine was not oppressed. It's no wonder that Putin's popularity among Russians is dropping. Soon, the only people who would unironically support him are vatniks.

While they are a world superpower, they go completely against the UN, an organization that they are in. All their policies want is trouble.

No Russia is definitely not communist do a little research before you write something down, and all this about how awful Russia is for its involvement in the middle east is idiotic. The U.S gives Saudi Arabia 34 billion dollars to bomb whoever they please.

Russia's government fabricates lies

10 Somalia

I knew the US was bad, but not this bad! Seriously! Clearly the worst!

The situation in Somalia is bad, but there was nothing that the government do to stop what happened.

If you were wondering how this could be worse than North Korea? Well let's think about the fundamental purpose of government. To control people where they need to be controlled. Then let's see whether the Somalian government does that. The answer is, nope, not really.

Somalia's government is very unstable.

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? Singapore Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, and often referred to as the Lion City, the Garden City, and the Red Dot, is a global city and sovereign state in Southeast Asia and the world's only island city-state.

The Contenders

11 Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second highest peak (K-2) and ninth highest peak (Nanga Parbat) are more.

Hey, there are some good people here :( I'm a terrorist and I don't support your choice.

All government needs to get there act together.

It is a poor and inefficient socialist terrorist country.

Get the government to shut up, and the country will be a tourist attraction

12 Serbia Serbia, officially the Republic of Serbia, is a sovereign state situated at the crossroads between Central and Southeast Europe, covering the southern part of the Pannonian Plain and the central Balkans.

This is a government which is composed of illiterate criminals and corrupt that nothing matters except profit. Panties and over the bodies of their own people to not only lose their function. Employed exclusively by your tribe, and the others harassed and expelled. This is a government which, in practice, very close to fascism! Violence against the media, concealing important facts and disclosure of nonsense and lies are the basis for the functioning of the government. They are known from the time of wars and poverty. Today we are again approaching that time, under the auspices and with the blessing of Western countries.

Genocidal nation. They don't even feel sorry for genocide of Croatian people and making Vukovar look like Hiroshima back in 90s.
Serbs are evil, psychopathic, bloodthirsty liars and killers. God will punish you hard for all your sins.

Serbia is governed by self-centered egomaniac who has managed to take control over all spheres of public life within his grasp, under the charade of democratic transparency maintained by frequent elections - held for no reason whatsoever other than maintaining a state of permanent pre-electoral campaigning.

He's a mentally ill person and a Western countries puppet.

13 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is an Arab state in Western Asia (Middle East) constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula. The official Language is Arabic. The capital city is Riyadh.

Persecute other religions and women have little rights. Up until 2017, they couldn't even drive without a male companion.
Also, they commit war crimes in Yemen, targeting schools, hospitals and weddings. It's sad that the government of my country(United States) actively helps them in doing so.

How are they not higher on this list?

This should easily be in the top 5. Maybe top 3 even.

This should be upper, This wahhabist corrupt monarchy keeps persecuting others religions, bombing yemenis, and also treating women like dogs

No, they don't treat their women like dogs, their women actually has their own drivers and maids and the men there are always humble to them and can't hit them without going to jail, and just because they are wearing a cover doesn't mean are enslave or unhappy Saudi women are actually happier than Italian, Spanish ones.
And in Yemen they are trying to help, of course some people will get hurt during a fight what did you expect?

14 Libya Libya, officially the State of Libya, is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south, and Algeria and Tunisia to the west.

Ever since Gaddafi was removed, this country has been a failed state.

15 China China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.388 billion. It was established in 1949 by Chairman Mao, the president of the communist party. Its capital is Beijing. The major cities are Shanghai, more.

It and North Korea are essentially if 1984 actually happened. Completely totalitarian, censors everything, including harmless things that have no reason to be banned at all and let's not forget how they have 1 million Uyghurs(Most of whom have probably not done anything to deserve it) in "re-education" camps.
This is why I admire the Kong Kong protesters, they are risking their lives, standing up to a Totalitarian regime, to ensure liberty in their area for at least the next 20 years.

Apparently worse than Serbia a country that beats up its own people for protesting against their strict laws also they banned Winnie the pooh and pewdiepie and also this country should be 2 to North Korea. Now they watch your every move and get punished for going out of line

The Chinese government sucks so bad because, well I recently went to china and my uncle was fine for parking on a area where you can not park and he told me that money is everything because you can bribe the government officials and you'll be a free man no matter the crime for example, you murdered some one but you'll still be free

Chinese government are bunch of robbers, the country was invaded back than and now they're trying to do the same thing to other countries, people have now freedom under their govern rule.

16 Sudan
17 Venezuela Venezuela, officially the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, is a federal republic located on the northern coast of South America.

People who vote for the US just don't know the rest of the world. Here, we live in a complete and utter corruption/drugdealing mess. Ok, we have oil. But we give half of it to Cuba and the rest is to buy the friendship of neighbor countries. Meanwhile, our hospitals and health system are looking like Africa, we have the highest inflation rate of the world, and one of the highest murder rates too. 98% of the media belongs to the goverment, they torture opposition prisoners in our overcrowded prisons. EVERYONE gets robbed. Motorized vehicles rule the deteriorate streets. We also have the lack of water, the constant blackouts, making two hours lines to get Toilet Papaer, vegetable oil and flour, one of the slowest internet connections...
All the government does is steal our money for them.

A wealthy nation. Venezuela ranked 3rd strongest and fastest economy growth in the world in the early 60s. This nation had more oil than the UAE. Rich and bless in natural resources, Venezuela has one of the worse regiment in the world. Venezuela ranks #1 most dangerous country in the world. Highest inflation. It is imposible to survive in a country were its lowest minimum wage is $14 per month

That was not really the government's fault. The government had about 10% involvement. The problem was oil price dropping, which was nearly all of Venezuela's economy

Maduro turned Venezuela into the one worst countries

In Venezuela is almost IMPOSSIBLE to live.

18 Congo The Democratic Republic of the Congo, also known as DR Congo, DRC, DROC, Congo-Kinshasa, or simply the Congo is a country located in Central Africa.

Beautiful and Amazing, but ruled badly, Hopefully one day it's going to change

Most of people in the gouvernment have never gone to school special the president is from the jungle while he was a rebel's son full of wilderness

In this country, the riches people from the gouvernment mostly touch more than one million. Then, there is not middle class, only poor

The gouvernment kills all an ethnic group to make themselves richer while they are already rich

19 South Sudan South Sudan, officially the Republic of South Sudan, is a landlocked country in northeastern Africa that gained its independence from Sudan in 2011. Its current capital is Juba, which is also its largest city.
20 Malaysia Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country occupying the Malaysian Peninsula and part of the island of Borneo. It's known for its beaches, rain forests and mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European influences. The sprawling capital, Kuala Lumpur, is home to colonial buildings, busy shopping districts such more.

Definitely deserve to be the worst! If you pay attention to Malaysia's news, you will realize that all of the news report are all government-related and nothing much about the crime (because the BN government wants to keep the country's reputation, especially during elections and assemblies) and not even a single spark about the oppositions (part of the 1Malaysia-brainwashing project)- is this what we called the freedom of speech from a democratic country? Furthermore, many politicians like Zul Nordin, Ibrahim Ali and many government's officials tend to start a racial issues during conferences or interviews. There are also many unsolved cases that are covered up by the government. I can't name everything, but based on what I mention earlier, I hoped you understand that the Malaysian's government truly is corrupted and dirty!

Year after year, current Gov = Corruption, dictatorship, authoritarian, racist, moronic, vote rigging, corrupt judiciary, corrupt law enforcement.. the list goes on and on... and they're bloody proud of it.The sad part is its people can do nothing about it. Dissenting voices and open criticisms are quickly silenced. Money politics run rampant. A beautiful country with diverse cultures in one big melting pot, in a slow but sure destruction to be a failed country. All thanks to one man and his ambitions. I truly cry for Malaysia.

A good land ruled by useless people

This is the most corrupted country in the world based on the 2012 analysis by the US and UK, what else could I say!

21 Canada Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world by area (size is 9.985 million kmĀ²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, more.

Sorry to say it, but it is true. Canada's government is mostly a Democratic one, and the little rest is a Monarchy. Canada has universal healthcare and parts of it is socialist. Canada is overall a GREAT country to visit, though.

Justin Trudeau is an incompetent laughing stock who only appeals to those who are still sjw in 2019.
But nonetheless, Canada shouldn't be in the top 30 though.

Why is Canada on this list? Seriously? Canada is one of the least corrupt countries according to the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) and they're way better than the US when it comes to universal healthcare and government.

I live there, why would you put this on the Top Tens? ):

22 Benin
23 Turkey Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries with Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, more.


A government that was built on secularism is now advancing towards religion once more. So basically, Ottoman Empire V.2

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24 United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly shortened to United Kingdom, UK or Britain is a Sovereign State located of the Northwestern coast of Europe. It is a Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy currently lead by Monarch Queen Elizabeth II and its current prime minister is more.

All they do is waste money on things that'll never happen and are happy to take money from anybody and rip you off badly!

Have no compassion for anybody and only care about themselves nobody else matters aside from them. Awful!

Talk a good game about fixing the unemployment and do nothing about it at all poor!

Immigration has rapidly increased especially from the Eastern European areas

25 Egypt Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

Are you kidding' me? U.S.A has bad government? U.S.A has the best ruling system of the world, In Fact Egypt is the one that belongs to the TOP of this list, This country has nothing good at all, trust me I'm egyptian and I'm ashamed for that...My Country is nothing but a piece of crap on the map

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