Countries With Worst Governments


The Top Ten

1 North Korea 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 inherited it from his father, Kim Il-Sung. more.

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...

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.

US voters are stupid your so negative in this country your forced to bow down to a chubby Asian kid stop being complaining spoiled brats

Kim Jung un is the worst ruler in the universe! :(

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2 United States 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!

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.

With england and France close runners up, illuminati countries are ruining the world

Canada #1

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3 India 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.

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..

Their leader Modi even looks like evil

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4 Somalia 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. - InfiniteZero

Can't even enforce laws.

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5 Libya 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.
6 Serbia 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.

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.

Our government beats down any Hollywood comedy, believe me

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7 Syria Syria


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.

They are all terrorists do not go to Syria you get bombed

So many wars happening there at the moment such a dumb goverment

8 Afghanistan Afghanistan Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia. V 2 Comments
9 Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan and is known as the world's second most beautiful capital city. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second 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

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10 Israel Israel Israel, officially the State of Israel is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.

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

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

Very arrogant, they think they are the chosen people and that other races don't deserve to life... Exactly like the Nazis, they victimized with the Nazi stuff and they act like Nazis.

Israel directly killed many Palestinians. They also have some influence over the US, causing the US to attack its enemies such as Iraq, Iran, Libya Syria, etc.

That leaves Palestine without an ally and the Zionists controlling a land that isn't theirs. They also created Isis to raise tensions in the middle east and overthrow the Middle Eastern governments. - NoobTuber

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The Contenders

11 Canada 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 (size is 9.985 million km²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, Alberta, more.

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? ):

This is stupid. Canada gets higher than countries such as SYRIA! You all know nothing about political systems and should get off your mummies phones.


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12 Sudan Sudan
13 Iran 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 language is Persian.

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...

I am from iran and I hate this country necuase of the stupid islamic rules are lives became hell..

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14 Zimbabwe 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 - CerealGuy

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

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

Russia's government fabricates lies

Very criminal. Putin fascist

Putins communist russia

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16 Malaysia 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

The government of Malaysia live above the law.

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17 Australia Australia Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. Australia has a very warm climate and is very dry. The country's official language is English.

The Abbott Government is actively undermining its traditional role by making property unaffordable while its own Treasurer makes a fortune in the property market, the Prime Minister is corrupt, accepting clothing and a $60,000 "scholarship" for his daughter, the Foreign Minister protected an asbestos maker by advising them to delay long enough for their victims to "die off" from their exposure, the Attorney General is trying to bully the Human Rights Commissioner out of her job, the Minister responsible for Citizenship and Immigration wants unilateral powers to strip people of their citizenship on his personal say so, and the list goes on. I would mention the Science Minister, but that was the first thing they got rid of.

By far the worst government in it's history. Currently, the Coalition government of 2013 has displayed a lack of respect for facts and science, and is attempting to actively leave the country in a worse off position then that which it inherited.

Coalition government of 2013 are a corrupt government, with no morale, no thought of the future, environment or the people.

They ban everything. - PerfectImpulseX

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

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

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. - AZChomp644

In Venezuela is almost IMPOSSIBLE to live.

19 Bangladesh Bangladesh Bangladesh, on the northern coast of the Bay of Bengal, is surrounded by India, with a small common border with Myanmar in the southeast. The country is low-lying riverine land traversed by the many branches and tributaries of the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers.

Present government is worst than any others. fails in share market, in economic zone and so on. - Olirahman

Government has been accused of serious violations like arbitrary arrest, enforced disappearance, and extrajudicial killing.

Should be higher.

20 Congo 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

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21 Eritrea Eritrea Eritrea officially the State of Eritrea, is a country in East Africa. With its capital at Asmara, it is bordered by Sudan in the west, Ethiopia in the south, and Djibouti in the southeast.

They Kill Ethiopian Toursists - GreenDayFan21

People leave the country illegally and most die in the proccess just to get away from the horrible government

no freedom of speech
no freedom of religion
most kids are starving in the streets
During their senior year, students who are not in the top five percent are forced into joining a millitary and not guranteed the ability to live

22 United Kingdom United Kingdom The United Kingdom (UK) is a sovereign state which consists of the political and economic union of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It was a member of the European Union (EU) from 1973 to 2016. 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!

The Tory government ruined Britain. Privatising everything. Rail. Gas. Water. Power. Attempting to privatise the Healthcare. They are responsible for the financial disaster that is Brexit. #SackTheresaMay

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23 Mexico Mexico

Mexico's government isn't exactly all there. I'm Mexican-American, but I know what goes on across the border. Everything is just very corrupted unorganized. - MetalFoREVer1228

I'm Mexican and I'm proud of my country and heritage but all politicians are a bad pest worse ever

I love the culture, and not all the people are bad, but there must be a reason so many Mexicans cross the border to 'Merica.

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24 Tajikistan Tajikistan Tajikistan, officially the Republic of Tajikistan, is a mountainous, landlocked country in Central Asia with an estimated 8 million people in 2013, and an area of 143,100 km2.
25 South Korea South Korea South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula.

They never apologize to Vietnam, but they claim to Japan's apology.
That's so selfish, and government is racist.

I'm a Vietnamese.

Korea say that Japan's apology is not sincere enough.

You know what?


You may think Korea apologized to Vietnam, but that's wrong.

They did said it once, but the fact is that Korean government take back their word after they returned to their country.

Every time they claim for Japan's apology, I feel so weird...

South Korea has done everything they could do to solve problems all throughout the world.

Their hatred for Japan came from a terrible past colonization that can't be simply cured.

The country's leader is the best friend of a cult queen... how can they say North Korea is corrupt? :(

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26 Egypt 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

27 Mauritania Mauritania Mauritania, officially the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, is a country in the Maghreb region of western North Africa.
28 Turkey 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

Remove kebab

29 China 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. Its capital is Beijing. The other major cities are Hong Kong and Shanghai. Chinese (Mandarin) is the only more.

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.

This has to be way higher. They use their own people for cheap, mass production. For everything "Made in China", at least one person had to suffer labour. This should be way, way higher.

I think china is the worst because they became communist movement and killed 70 million people more than stalin and hitler and in tiananmen square protests was a massacre

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30 France France France, officially the French Republic, is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The European part of France, called metropolitan France, extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to more.

France sucks! Especially its government

31 Saudi Arabia 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.

How are they not higher on this list?

Saudi Arabia is an absolute monarchy! very corrupt govt in my opinion

32 Brazil Brazil Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.

I went to Brazil on January 31, 2017. The government is so corrupt that Michael Temer, the current president after former president Dilma Rouseff got impeached, has faced a lot of charges and is currently under investigation. However so far nothing has been done about it. The police today no longer protect anyone anymore because they are without pay. So now bandits from the favela or anyone else can rob someone at any time. Best be in the crowd full of people if you are a tourist. And keep your belongings away. Always be alert. If a robber stops you and you get robbed, do not cry for help or get the police's attention. Again the police will not help you and you will provoke the robber to assault you or at worst kill you. And avoid the favela. That is an unhealthy environment and that is usually where trouble is.

33 Indonesia Indonesia Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia. Ruled by the Dutch for over 300 years and Japan for 3 years and 6 months, the country gained independence in 1945, or exactly in 17th August 1945. Jakarta is the capital city, located in the island of Java. Major languages more.

Actually Indonesia has a very huge potential, but is unfortunately largely ruled by corruptors, who produces almost all of the country's poor people.

The situation of that country says it all. Do I need to elaborate?

Extremely racist towards chinese. social media such as FB and instagram is full of anti chinese hate posts created by javanese indonesians. hope china will nuke them soon

34 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and known from the beginning of British colonial rule until 1972 as Ceylon, is an island country in South Asia near south-east India.
35 South Africa South Africa South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost sovereign state in Africa. It is bounded on the south by 2,798 kilometers of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans, on the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana more.

The only reason this countries Government is still rulling, is because the majority of the black South African Nation still votes for them, the ANC, out of respect for Nelson Mandela. RIP✌

Crime, rape, corruption and murder capital of the world.


36 Poland Poland Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine and Belarus to the east; and the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad Oblast (a Russian exclave) and Lithuania to the north .
37 Italy Italy Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. more.

Corruption, and always same people

38 Bulgaria Bulgaria Bulgaria, officially the Republic of Bulgaria, was established in 681 ad. and since then it never changed it's name, which makes it one of the oldest countries in Europe. Located in the Balkan Peninsula between Greece, Turkey, Romania, Serbia, Macedonia and Black Sea. The Capital of Bulgaria is Sofia, more.
39 Belgium Belgium

1 year no goverment!

40 Lebanon Lebanon Lebanon was established in 1920 and gained its independence in 1943. For a couple of years it has lacked a president; yet, on October 31st, 2016, it got president Michel Aoun . It is known as the Phoenix of the world since it has sunken under the ocean and has been destroyed by wars 7 times . In advance, more.

The garbage is disgusting, and the fact that the last President was in 2014 is ridiculous! What kind of country doesn't have a president?

41 Belarus Belarus
42 Portugal Portugal Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country on the Iberian Peninsula, in Southwestern Europe.
43 Greece Greece Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, also known since ancient times as Hellas is a country located in southeastern Europe.

A country taking money from European Union since 1981, still economically backward and now sinking in economical collapse.

Taking money? the politicians did not the people
we are poor when we entered eu we lost monies

44 Macedonia Macedonia Macedonia borders with Greece to the south, Albania to the West, Bulgaria to the East, Serbia and Kosovo to the North. It has population of over 2 million people which are mixture of pure Macedonians, Albanians and Serbians. Macedonian is the language spoken in the country. Macedonia has beautiful forests, more.


45 Germany Germany Germany was formally united in 1871 under the initiative of Bismarck with King Wilhelm of Prussia as emperor. The previous 'Holy Roman Empire', basically a continuation of the empire of Charlemagne/Karl der Grosse was dissolved in 1806. more.

A genocidsl dictatorship run by one of the worst dictators Angela Merkel

46 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Kazakhstan, officially known as the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a country in northern Central Asia, with a sliver of its territory west of the Ural River extending into Eastern Europe.

The DICTATOR takes all the money

47 Kuwait Kuwait

This has nothing to do with their government because I know nothing about it, but I like their flag.

48 Nepal Nepal Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a sovereign state located in South Asia.

Nepal being a spectacular country just needs a Good Person to hold the Government!

The country needs good leader

Yes,Indeed We need a Good Leader!

49 Brunei Brunei Brunei, officially the Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace, is a sovereign state located on the north coast of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia.
50 Spain Spain Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state largely located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe, with archipelagos in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, and several small territories on and near the north African coast.
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