Top Ten Problems In the World Today

The Top Ten Problems In the World Today

1 Poverty

We are pretty close to eradicating extreme poverty, but it's only because it remains concentrated and increasing in some war-torn African countries and is on the decline in Asia - styLIShT

The homeless people can't just get up and get a job, most jobs have standards that they aren't able to reach, like a home, experience, and sometimes, even, a car...

Individual situation all need complete investigation and help to get better!

Lucky extrem poverty rates have droped from 1.6 billion to around 500 million but we still have a long way to go

2 War and Terrorism

I think that wars shouldn't keep going om becouse I think everyone should live life and everyone should do what they want to do

Countries start wars and people die and more people are in poverty

Private Companies
Modern Banking. - Ananya

No. Terrorists are. Religious radicals are. Politicians just find a way to make it worse. But they are not the sole instigators of this problem. Get your facts right - ObscuredBeauty

This item should be replaced by " War on terrorism" - yatharthb

3 Climate Change

It's 2020 now. Look what's happened because of humanity! Australia is on fire! The endangered list is now 41,416! You know how big that number is, that's a really big number! People think climate change doesn't exist, yeah, people only believe things when they cause problems. Maybe people will believe climate change exists if every country is on fire. Australia is on fire, something will be next if we don't stop it. It doesn't even have to be big, like not driving a car for Pete's sake! You wanna die? Be my guest! But don't come crying to me when the world is on fire because you didn't care.

Some are still ignoring this problem and it could be the death of us

I don't wanna die before I can even live, the planet can only take so much

People don't think its real but theyll be thinking its real when our beautiful world is on fire

4 Drug Abuse

People always being out of homeostasis clouds our judgment. EVERY drug. This includes coffee, prescriptions, even herbs.

Nothing wrong with taking. It's your own choice. Taking alcohol is just as worse and yet its sold everywhere. Taking sugar is also just as harmful and addictive yet it's marketed towards children which could very well be responsible to the high obesity rate in the US. Do your research about drugs, they aren't that harmful. Cheese is responsible for causing heart problems and diabetes, yet you don't see any ads telling you you should avoid eating it.

A VERY terrible problem - Ananya

Who cares! If people wanna kill themselves with drugs, let them. It doesn't affect me. - Smash64

5 Disease

Even simple bacterial infections will soon become deadly again...we are down to only a handful of antibiotics that still be honest I'd be less scared of nuclear war. - emraldYE

This is worse than racism, sexism and dabbing. - Userguy44

Diseases are a disaster! - TriggerTrashKid

Especially cancer - Randomator

6 Animal Abuse

Animals WEREN'T created for torturing and all of the other abusive things that are inflicted on them. Animals are here to comfort us, to be there for us when no one else is, to help us through our hardships, to help us know what an honor it is to be able to enjoy the life that has been given to us, to appreciate the world around us. Instead of abusing and killing animals including wild animals, we should appreciate them and thank god for creating them because without animals this world would not be worth living in. Animals are understanding, kind, gentle, beautiful, and loving creatures. They do what they need to in order to survive just like people do. That's also why we need to stop cutting down the rain forests, killing endangered animals, killing any kind of animal for that matter. Because if animals start going extinct then there will be no home, no world for us to live in because all of the beauty will be gone. So WE ALL NEED TO STOP ABUSING ANIMALS FROM ALL AROUND THE WORLD ...more

Animals have feelings! Not just humans! Animals feel pain and domestic animals can't even take care of themselves! You know why? Because they need a human to take care of them, they're not wild animals! No animal deserves abuse and if you think that's okay, go to hell. I have to say animals are way better than humans. They care for us, they don't cause problems, but look at us! We're the reason the earth is dying. We're the reason animals are going extinct. We're the reason murder exists. Do you abuse an animal? Go to hell you disgusting awful human. Thank you to everyone who agrees that animals shouldn't get abused. You guys are angels but sadly not everyone is.

I accidentally saw slaughter house footage and it was disgusting, horrible and morally wrong.

I think no one should abuse animals under there anger and issues.

7 Murder

If you manage to get away from this, there is god still watching, one thought I was crazy, I'm telling what my mind tells me

Sexism hurts people verbally. Murder literally kills people, so murder should be above sexism. - Userguy44

Here are the examples:

December 10, 2019: 6 people were killed in a hate crime involved shooting in Jersey City, New Jersey.

2/14/2018: 17 people shot dead by Nikolas Cruz in Parkland, Florida

June 12, 2016: Omar Mateen shoots down 49 individuals at a Florida LGBT nightclub before the police shot him dead.

January 8, 2011: 6 victims dead including the judge at a Safeway store in Tuscon, Arizona.

Why is dabbing higher than this? - DrayTopTens

8 Racism

How are we still doing this, people are equal and deserve equal rights? How is that so hard to understand. And we have to be active about it.

I believe that all people no mater what race should be treated equally

This is one of the bad things happening around us, if we do not stop racism, we would have a big problem to our world, I certainly hope that everyone could just please accept people for who they are and what their beliefs are.

Everyone is the same if they aren't hurting, killing, stealing, bullying then there's nothing wrong we all are human.

9 Pollution

The world is basically getting murdered slowly by us humans! Do something! Don't just stand there and do nothing! We will be low on resources, that means, barely even food, etc. SAVE EARTH!

Pollution is basically what caused global warming. That's why we need to save the planet. For everyone who thinks global warming is fake, learn more about pollution. - Userguy44

If we don't save the enviorment, there will be no drugs to abuse (some drugs are made from plants) we will have to deal with NO population, everyone will be in poverty, and all the other things on this list will get ten times worst. We will all die along with the other living things, and the earth will become uninhabitable. - ToptenPizza

I think the pollution in this world is appalling and it should be acted on fast as it could have an impact on so much stuff. Keep in note when your stuck in traffic turn your engine off! Simple things like that can change this problem! Seriously

10 Population Growth

Virtually every other problem listed would be lessened or totally solved if the population drops by 2/3. If the population keeps growing, none of them will be solved no matter what we do.

The emphasis on the "problem" of decreasing fertility is scary. We don't need more people in the world. Even national parks are already noisy and crowded. - emraldYE

Well in the age of vaccines and better medicine, people are having fewer babies so this should eventually even out, hopefully. - Stalin

This is really the main, and by far the biggest problem in the world today.
Many things like climate change, lack of food, polluted water, and resource depletion would vanish almost overnight.
Even many wars which are about resources would end immediately.
If the earth's population were 2 billion instead of 7 billion, the overwhelming majority of today's issues would not exist.

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11 Global Warming

Ice? Whats that? Let it snow? I haven't seen a white Christmas in 13 years. The cold doesn't bother me any more because there is no cold.

Yeah I remember hearing about the ice melting in the north pole area in science class probably gets smaller every year - trains45

People don't believe in it, there was this poll on this website asking if you believe in global warming and 24 percent said no and comments were saying how global warming is bs - Luckys

This is affecting the whole world. - Userguy44

12 Sexism

I want to be allowed to do things and have a life outside of the kitchen, thank you very much. Women are just as important.

Sexism is not just being targeted to women, but men too. I have recently watched a social experiment consisting of a woman abusing a man & people just sitting there & laughing, but when the man stood up for himself, the same people previously laughing then got up & started yelling at him for standing up for himself. It sickened me. I do support equal rights for both genders but the feminazis have pushed it to far. They are pretty much a man-hating group at this point. There were videos of a woman accusing a man of sexual harassment because he said "hello". There was also another one of a woman yelling "rape" after a police officer arrested her after she refused to get out of a car. Sexism affects both genders. It must stop.

It's bad for both men and women, but extreme feminists should stop. I think the problem is in more developed countries like the US, the UK etc. etc. it is less of a problem but in some countries there is hardly any feminist movement at all and the women there need a voice.

This should be higher than racism. In some places women don't have even the most basic rights. - emraldYE

13 Raping

Do I need to raven explain this one it is so wrong no matter the excuse

It's one of the hardest things to have to live with after it happens to you, and knowing that the person who ruined your life is living like nothing happened while you try to figure out how to feel normal again.

Completely sick at the thought of this horrible crime existing in our society. We need to punish those who do this for them to feel the extent of the pain they put their victims through.

One of the most sickening problems with this world today. It’s sad many people had to experience this sort of thing happen to them. - JoeBoi

14 Pedophiles

My uncle said he would give me candy...

Who wants candy

Yes they are a problem


15 Unemployment

Id know all about that youtube was not nice to me and it took many moons of hard work to reach those high note lets just says I was that guy in the barrel a couple of times too many. go check out my youtube videos please @burtothebestoutube- russel

Very difficult problem, how you live without money

I need a jon

Help each other out

16 Liberalism

I am part liberal, but some people have just pushed it. All I want is peace across America, which of course is not possible.

Modern-day liberalism is a cancer. - Solarian

Looks like you guys watch too much Fox News... - ----------

Liberalism is the cause of most of the other issues listed on here

17 Feminism

Not to be rude but most feminist are like "Oh we want the advantages men have but not the disadvantages" that itself is stupid.

Not all working women will become pregnant.
There is a pay gap you just want women to be lower class.

Extreme feminists are worse than men ever were. Change my mind - Randomator

Modern feminism is just a problem now, not a solution

18 Totalitarianism
19 Religious Fundamentalists

They will react with violence to people that challenge their views. They spread more hate than love.

Just...a little to far

They are the profound evil of our times

20 Zionism

USrael is the main reason (maybe only) for all the wars in the world right now...! - Xenothor

Zionism? you mean the only country in the whole area with actual democracy? , you mean the one constantly attacked by all neighboring country's and has to constantly defend its citizens and then answer back to all the garbage they get from the media? I'm muslim and I think israel is the only civil country in the middle east.

Me when I read the lord's scripture, nnut

Stealing others homes and killing them? never mind.

21 Severe Income Disparity

If we maintain a capitalist society without redistributing wealth then we will run through earths resources.

Causing homelessness and suffering in the USA while so many shower themselves with unneccessary luxuries. Indulging in a little pleasure is fine and healthy but excess is more the norm even among those who consider themselves righteous. - Billyv

22 Violence

Why is dabbing above this?

Can't imagine that people like violence. - Userguy44


23 Refugees

Refugees around the world need help.

Refugess should be aloud in the United States, especially if there is a disease or war going on in their country.

Refugees are the products of war

They need our help to survive

24 Youth Oppression

I don't know what that means

We need to be able to do more things, we are the future

This is important

25 Child Abuse

You abusing a child verbally and physically is wrong and is affecting their lives on a daily. Plus what is the point of abusing a child?

Child abuse is the worst it was the worst when daddyofive was on youtube abusing his kids - trains45

If you are Hurting children than you are monsters


26 Obesity

Obesity isn't something you can control some people gain weight and can't lose it. Don't make there self-esteem lower, they are still people just like us. Learn to accept the fact that some people are different no one is the same people who suffer from obesity don't ask for it, show respect for the people who are out there working hard trying to lose weight, some people can't lose the weight but they try so hard just to make people who talk about them or say mean things about them stop saying them. People have feelings it genuinely hurts people to the point where they self harm and can actually kill themselves because of what people are saying about them. Just be kind because you don't know what people are going through. Words hurt and can't be forgotten remember that next time.

I'm a skinny legend - Luckys

Want an easy solution? Eat healthy and exercise - Randomator

But on a positive note, they will die sooner

27 Secret Organizations

Delicious illuminati

I think that is fair


i agree

28 Political Correctness

Let us not forget 'manspreading' the heinous act of men sitting with their legs slightly open. - Stalin

It needs to die - Randomator


Political correctness is so extreme that it’s taken over society. We can’t say anything without anyone thinking of us as horrible people. In my opinion it’s one of the worst aspects of the world. What’s next, are they going to control the way we think too?

29 Existentialism
30 School Shootings

Especially them being deliberately blamed on literally every possible person/thing EXCEPT for the actual shooters by the vast majority of news sources - xandermartin98


They the worst, hopefully they never attack usa or canada, or other good countries they haven't attacked - trains45

Pretty much wiped out now - Randomator

ISIS that horrible terrorist group has been terrorising places like Syria. Let's hope ISIS can be defeated

Wish they would dissapear forever. - Userguy44

32 Government Power

It is

33 Cultural Marxism

The gradual process of destroying all traditions, languages, religions, individuality, government, family, law and order in order to re-assemble society in the future as a communist utopia. - StealthRUSH

34 Teen Depression

I mean it will at least help bring population down.

No one, as well as teens, deserve to be depressed!

Talk to your children more often

Very good Kanye

35 Censorship

Not that big of a problem. - Userguy44

36 Globalism

Without the ecosystems we wouldn’t survive period point blank, this should be #1

Globalism is all about protecting the world we live in. If we don't protect it, then why bother with all of those other things. This should be #1, before Climate Change, or Pulverize, because the World, the Earth, the Globe, is the place we live in and should be our main priority.

37 Postmodernism

Boo- Jordan Peterson

38 Suicide
39 Technology

Technology getting better or worst depends what it is - trains45

I believe that technology is very helpful in many ways~ it entertains us, makes things more convenient (buying things online), and you are able to get calculations quicker as well as getting some important information from the internet on search engines such as Google.

It's benefited the World and it scrambled the World! As well - JohnPierre88

It changes the way that people think. our kids are addicted to their screens playing murderous video games for hours on end.

40 Black Lives Matter

These people with these shirts clearly don't understand that the black people dying are STUPID! These people dying are pulling guns on cops, and pulling more guns on cops. And that's why these psycho college kids are shooting up you're churches. I DO NOT agree with the murder punks, but it is obvious why they do it, an NOT ALL black people are murderers, but a lot are (I wouldn't say the majority though)! Many people caught in the crossfires are innocent too! This is a GIANT DEAL! - EliHbk

All lives matter, not just the African Americans. Caucasian, Asian, Hispanic, African, every life matters.

Yes, They are also Human Beings like us! And Should be Treated like THE REST OF THE PEOPLE AND THE WORLD! - JohnPierre88

These people are so racist - Randomator

41 Stupidity

Any people aren't aware of actual problems in the world or they for their own opinions without getting all the information

No, we just need to educate them so that there a less stupid people in the world, you can't raise a person's ability to learn but you can raise their understanding of the learning.

We need to obliterate stupid people.

I agree

42 Teenage Pregnancy

It's also the fault of the guys that don't wear protection

I'm a girl and I'm not pregnant so shut it we aren't that bad

Get pregnant after marriage - Luckys

I always have wondered how this can happen. Anyway, this isn't a world problem! - Userguy44

43 Pornography

It's terrible, just terrible, it just doesn't make any sense to make people watch or do this.

It's great and an amazing stress reliever and contrary to others beliefs it doesn't raise expectations of sex however it can help to educate and make sexual encounters more enjoyable for both parties

This distracts so many teenagers today as a form of escape from their daily chores and makes them unproductive. I don't know why people don't categorize this as addiction because it is a big addiction they have.

No it's a hobby and a great thing and it helps against prostate cancer

44 Gun Control

Who added this? - MrCoolC

This is a US problem - Randomator

Don't sell guns periodt

45 Mass Shootings

Stop selling guns period

So many shootings I heard about in the 2010s it really heartbreaking every time - trains45

46 Video Game Fanbases
47 Drunk Driving

This a bad idea I once had a sad school assembly movie showing what could happen when drinking and driving was sad, I remember it made me cry after it was over, it was a really depressing movie - trains45

Don't drink and drive youll spill your drink

These people have caused thousands of deaths - Randomator

48 Facism

Trump is Honeyspotting the Dumb Ones

your silly

49 Ungrateful People
50 Social Justice Warriors

Terrible people - Randomator

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