The Top Ten
I lived there for years. I've traveled most of the world and lived in four countries (including the hilariously #1 on this list - a straight hater vote). Without question Polish people are some of the most base, tactless, ignorant, arrogant, deluded, shallow, racist, anti-semitic, lying, thieving, backstabbing, complex-riddled, and you got it, RUDE people on planet earth. Making it worse, they actually think they're wonderful, as many of them are also the least Christian, 'Christians' you'll ever meet. This is only funny the first ten times they tell you how lovely they all are (and start criticizing your country as many are also 'global/cultural' experts). They are on these kinds of lists for a reason. Yes, there are some exceptions, but every cool and thoughtful Pole I knew there hated it and was either planning an escape or was trapped there because of family.
Very rude and egocentric people, nationalistic and blinded from self appreciation. Should be higher on the list.
Catholics from the middle age thinking and doing, racist against any migrant or even refugee.
RUDEST. COUNTRY. EVER.V 31 Comments
Italy (along with Romania) are probably the most deranged Latin nations when it comes to people.
Pros about Italians: good taste in clothes, personality (when common sense rules the person), many men and women are very good looking.
Cons: literally no manners; no professionalism in business.
I'm Italian and don't listen to these idiots, Italians are not arrogant, they just have pride and confidence in themselves. When it comes to rudeness, it depends at the location. The south is full of short tempered and egotistic people, but the north is the complete opposite. Italians are not nasty and not demoralizing and they do not think they are best at everything, what the hell are these lunatics talking about. They're certainly not deranged, some people just need to explore and educate themselves more because most of these comments are completely false.
Rudeness can be bafflingly subjective. While smiling may be a common way to greet someone, in Italy it could be interpreted as insincere we discovered when travelling across the country. When I wanted to ask directions our first impression was that nobody was willing to help us, or in such an unintelligible language. When we tried to make contact nobody smiled and looked really helpful or approachable. Only later I learned that in Italy smiling at strangers can be interpreted as making fun of them.
I lived in Italy for 2 years (both north and south) and the only time I ever saw Italians be I've no idea where the image of "cheerful, friendly Italians" came from. The only time I saw them being friendly was when they were about to scam some dumb tourist at his overpriced trattoria/pizzeria. Customer service is terrible, drivers are shocking and let's not even go there with the public services (police/doctors/bus drivers/government workers) which is genuinely better in third world countries.
Milanese- Stone-faced, snobby, arrogant, haughty people who think they're gods gift because they have some expensive Armani handbag or €100 shirt. The Londoners of Italy.
Romans/Venetians/Florentines- Arrogant, obnoxious loudmouths who pretend to be nice to tourists because they depend on conning them out of their pounds/dollars for their livelihood. Lots of scummy, creepy men with gold chains and slick hair who hit on every blonde female tourist they ...more
Totally absurd. I've travelled and lived in a number of countries. When you're strictly talking about people and character here (not politics or power) American's, in general, are some of the most helpful, friendly, kind, creative, open, tolerant, honest, and fun people on earth. Every possible race, color, nation, religion, orientation, and creed can be found in even smaller cities, in the middle of nowhere, in the US. It's the melting pot of the world and it's diversity is unmatched anywhere Are there rude Americans? Of course. It's not perfect. But there is no way it's objectively one of the 'rudest' countries on earth.
Ridiculous comments left mostly by people with intermediate level English pretending to be Americans - or people who've never been there and are haters. There is absolutely no way any globally well traveled, remotely honest person thinks the US is even in the top 10 on this list. Clowns.
Although I'm American citizen, but I have more respect for non-American citizens than American citizens (only those who never been outside of USA). All the stereotypes about certain people come from Americans themselves. They are most ignorant people because most never travel outside of USA. They say that Chinese are good at maths, however, this only applies to Chinese Americans, not native mainland Chinese. They make rude jokes about people based on skin colour, hair colour and other physical traits. Racism is always persistent in United States since slavery of Africans. Americans are so arrogant that they put more emphasis on individualism. They do have strongest military, but they withdrew from recent wars like Iraq. They have the largest prison population due to gun killings, property destruction and crimes against humanity. Not all Caucasians are Americans because they can be from Europe, Canada or Australia. Americans are mostly prideful pricks who are always arrogant.
Americans have a huge problem of school bullies. Victims often strike back with guns. Even victims of bullying want to kill their own parents. Victims are often have different characteristics than others. Victims are often incompetent at athletics and academics. Also teachers don’t know everything. They will often lie about the history and use fallacies. I hate the American pledge we kids had to recite every morning. I’m glad that I don’t have to do it anymore.V 50 Comments
Not better than Italy, same kind of behavior towards foreigners and outside world.
I am Bulgarian and I can confirm we're really rude haha
Refuse any immigration, close-minded.
Unfortunately most of the bulgarians are very pessimistic and close-minded.V 1 Comment
Very rude and some can be very negative and abusive and even violent. Very good at not minding there own business. Can be often arrogant. And think the world should all be like them.
Like many other countries, the UK definitely has some problems, but I have always found them to be very friendly and personable. However, they do need to address their tendency to be ridiculously strict with their 'rules' and relax their pants on some issues. Recently, at a run-of-the-mill highstreet cafe in York, England, a waitress came to my table and admonished me for sharing half of my sandwich with my husband. Apparently if my husband wanted a sandwich, he should have ordered one for himself, sharing is not allowed (what). She ignored the fact that he had already eaten his full meal. Seriously though...correcting adult customers? Let it go, you're not SuperNannyNation. Apart from that, they're usually warm and friendly.
Traveled extensively and found, Brit drivers most courteous, but London rip-off, watch your prices and change carefully. France, locals great but watch out for err non-locals, danger violent thieves. USA, most people great but too many hands out for tips for no reason, NYC great but every where do a deal. Asia, everyone wants to do a deal, possible USA influence. UK, USA and France definitively not the rudest.
I’m British and we have loads of snobs especially on the roadV 15 Comments
Kim is the rudest man Alive even ruder than the grinch - Dvafan2
Yo this should be number one... NOW!
Hates free speech
They arrest you for stupid reasona - Dvafan2V 2 Comments
Go to a restaurant in Prague.. And you'll be shocked
I'm Czech, I love being helpful and all but no one ever repaid it to me, people here only care about their sake and always seem really annoyed by their jobs. I don't even enjoy going anywhere, especially in the main city.
You want to live in Czech republic? You must speak Czech fluently
Got stones thrown at me for speaking german by a guy who was in his mid twenties with his daughter standing next to him laughing. I never go there again.V 3 Comments
Mean rude if needed
Can't speak for the country, but without exception, every man I have met from this countrybor culture is abrupt, ruse and ahoet-tempered.
Probably the most bipolar nation there is, always felt like I was treading on egg shells when in a restaurant in case any waiter or waitress snapped at me. Happened more than once, one time was because I asked to add a bottle of water to a meal, another time was that my friend ordered salmon, and instead of asking for two I asked for salmon also. Also never try to split a bill if you're out, it may be the last thing you do. Never witnessed so much dramatic people in my life.
What should I say..
Hungary is hungry
They should be number 1.V 2 Comments
Absolutely ridiculous, France, UK and USA are among the most multi cultural countries in the world, in France more than 170 countries are represented, the tensions are more between some ethnics part than else. The French people are kind anyway and France stays the most visited country, so rude you say? Just because you don't know anything at all and just believing in stereotypes as any mindless guy.
France is my favorite country and I am Irish!
France has an amazingly diverse culture, and the language is easy to learn, not rude at all.
Very bad experience all the times I've been there. Simply rude people that think they're better than everyone elseV 28 Comments
Cons: Rigid, arrogant, not very good taste in clothing, cold, grumpy and often not as efficient as the theory says (that's for the Swiss instead). Oh, and arrogant for no reason (they are not the most good looking or the brightest people in the world, are they? ).
Pros: the new generations become more and more open to the English speaking people then the older ones, the latter of whom not being able to speak any other language.
I can agree! I'm from Germany and German people are often rude and grumpy.
Very arrogant, extremely cold and rude people! Efficiency and good work is a myth. People should not believe that. Wondering how the numbers show a powerful nation in Europe. Maybe in numbers but not on live quality.
Very rude, very cold never smile back at you
My neighbours even ignore me sometimes when I greet them!
I just got back from my trip to the Balkans and most of the people in these countries where super kind but when I went to Kosovo they where worse then the French they think that if you have the money to go there your just there to shove it in there face that you have money!
I know a man from Kosovo that lives in North America. He told me he doesn't trust women, or believe them. And he cheats on all of his girlfriends. He has a few of them at a time. And he hates Serbs.
Why isn't this in the top ten. I live in kosovo, and everyone there is so mean, like once I walked around the supermarket and the casheir was so rude to my mom,however the kids at school are nice, I think its just the adults that are mean
Tourists from China are often commented as being rude.
There so mean and impolite.
Your grammar isn't good. Most of these Anti-Chinese are rude, immature, racist and have bad grammar. - 50
Chinese And Japanese Can Be Rude, NO Respect Or Manners But Sadly That's How There Bought Up. We Cannot Really Blame Them. When I Opened A Door For A Teacher In College She Just Snorted At Me.
No mannersV 13 Comments
They are so mean to Albanians and Kosavans
Islamic Republic (Khartoum as capital), lead by a terrible dictator.
Not to be confused with South Sudan which has enough suffered the barbarity of the government of Khartoum.
I accidentally voted it. But I'm Sudanese and if I tell you one thing, they are very welcoming people. So shut your big mouths up you haters😠
One of the worst in the world.
Bigot, out of the normal world, high arrogance level related to no way of understanding the real issues, rejects categorically the scientific evidences.
Against any kind a morality.
If you are not old, man, catholic, better white Italian or having Italian roots and having no problem with pedophilia and homophobia (being yourself not heterosexual...) pass your way, in the other case you will enjoy the entertainments there. Welcome to Paradise! - ~~~
Because this is the Capital of the church of babylon, which literally hacked the original, spiritual christianity.
Devil is so confident nowadays,
and the "pope" francis got very well connections with Argentine fascist elite, please google it people : read about his past.
Still there are few decent Christian people out there,
somewhere in monasteries, vegetarians and praying to Jesus sincerely.
This fake church will fall soon.
I'm surprised its number 24. In my opinion it should be number 4 or 8. Extremly racist people. Your never welcomed here. I came to Australia since 2006 and I've been called Muslim and people always told me to go back to my country. The number of times I've seen people getting bullied and me getting bullied is mind blowing. Very sad to see a good country be filled with such rude people.
I live here, but people can be rude if you're rude to them. Australia is a very welcome country and I have never met a racist person! But to be honest, this is pretty much the only country that you can call your friend a "cun*" without being rude, but personally, I think that's rude, but other than that, I love this country!
It depends on what part you visit, like I'm Australian and yet I'm not arrogant or mean to people!
I live here an a lot of people are incredibly rude! Nobody makes an effort to make a space for you on a path when you're walking towards them. No one says thank you when you keep a door open for them. Bundaberg is the worst place in Australia however. We've been all overV 8 Comments
I came across Egyptians during a work assignment and I'd say they certainly are short tempered and rude relative to any other people I've come across.
Egyptians are the most rudest, impolite & loud people I ever saw. They don't have respect for any one what so ever.
Most uncivilized people in the earth..V 8 Comments
Not all but many Indians (YouTube doesn't lie, just check all the comme- actually don't..) are utterly disrespectful towards people who say nothing to them in the first place. Specifically they go head over heals to insult Pakistanis at that moment there's a superiority complex that "we are bigger and better than you". Please control your foulness and egotism, you can't see another people achieving and bringing positive contributions in their society. You do you, India has many improvements to be made so invest your energy in more beneficial things. Happy 15th August.
There Vocabulary Is Disgusting, Always Rude And Racist And Get Funny About There Skin Colour. I Had A Friend Who Was Indian, He Was Polite And Friendly. But When We Fell Out He Said That I Commented On His Skin Colour.
Lost all respect for India as a nation. While the world is busy calling all Muslims terrorists the real terrorist and extremists are the Indian people the vast population is hateful, cunning and hold extremist Hindu views.
India not in the top ten? Wow you guys are too nice.V 19 Comments
Well they cover women from head to toe
I've worked here and they are really rude, Pervert and sex maniac. They are praying 5 times a day but after that they will still go back to their animal like attidue. This place is Not safe especially for women.
I'm scared of this country.
Never Go Here.
I have lived here for 12 years. Beautiful place - awful, awful people...the rudest ever with terrible manners, bad grammar, and terrible spelling. The South Island people are much nicer, but to be completely honest, the people are terrible. Workplace bullying is rife, along with something called "Tall Poppy Syndrome" - (look that one up)...in other words, if they are envious of you, they chop your head off. An incredibly Passive Aggressive society. Horrible people.
I have attended school there for 9 years (I'm from Canada) and I have been bullied throughout the years, plus no one is very friendly. New Zealand is a nice place to visit but I do not recommend living there.
It depends what island you go to and what area, North island especially in Rotarua, Hamilton and Auckland there are very rude and racist people there, but in the South Island the more south you go the nicer the people
Lmao get real here. There's other countries who are far racist than new zealand haha. - KateCollinsV 4 Comments
Too rude to my body
At least not all Argentinians are like that! Gosh
I'm Greek and I'm nice, not rude.
They think they are the best people in the world just because they have great history but new age Greeks are racist and rude.
Rudest people I have ever met in my entire life
Are you serious? they are really friendly - infinitecirculationV 6 Comments
BURMESE people DISCRIMINATE SKIN COLR, RELIGION, ETC. EVENTHOUGH THEY DISCRIMINATE THE SAME RELIGION SAME RACE BY COMPARING WITH SKIN COLOR.
Pakistanis are not rude, you'll met the odd people here and there in your lifetime as you would with any other nationality. What matters is that Pakistani's are known to be extremely hospitable that's what these people meant be them being extremists. Also how the fork does terrorism link with being rude - just a side statement that Indians (the ones who are best at making these comments) are obsessed with Pakistan. Lol.
I went there and the people are extremely racist and rude.
Literally all they care about is their religion
You rude pakistanis.Pakistan is the worlds most worst country.The rudest ever.Pakistanis should suffer a lot.Return us kashmir or our millants will crush you down.You shall be destroyed with nuclear bombs.The baddest and rudest people of any country I have ever seen.God punish u. - gujuratiiamV 3 Comments
Gossipy. Vain. Enjoy pecking orders. Vicious. Even those who deny it are casually racist, sexist and homophobic. Very enjoyable people if you know what lines not to cross.
Not only rude but arrogant.
Yeah some people are very rude and racist
Much worse than every other country on this list should be in top 10. Drug cartels and lots of people carry guns especially tour guides which in my opinion is scary!
Canada shouldn't be on this list nor Austrailia they are safe and the people there are amazing! Usa and Russia should be 1 and 2 Russia because their people are just begging for money. Usa because they ask where your from and before that they could really care less about you then they ask you where your from and if you say any country that's well known and liked they will be all nice to you and beg for money! I blame TRUMP. But Mexico in 38 should be bumped to 4 or 8, Horribly rude all those spics. All other countries are well rated though except Canada and Austrailia. they are extremely nice!
"and lots of people carry guns "
That is the US... I hear a lot of gun-related stuff in the US, and did you know there is only one legal place in mexico where you can get guns? Someone most likely smuggled it from the US.
You've probably never been here, tour guides do not hold nor own a gun. I have no idea where you even found this false info from. - Slither
This is one of the most soulless country I've ever been to. And I'm saying that because of the Swiss. I've never seen such a rude nation anywhere in this world I've been travelling through for a while. Swiss tend to live in their own bubble, have an extremely rude behavior and believe the entire universe revolves around their country, which is clearly wrong. And the racism is at a very, but very high scale.
Pros: extraordinary landmarks, amazing food, it's great place to make money, perfect infrastructure, high linguistic variety, chocolate, watches, high efficiency in business.
I'm half Swiss. The people you meet here tend to look very nice and BE very nice to you if they don't know you, but once they get to know you better (and especially, if you're from another country), they will verbally abuse you and put themselves very high on the scale. I'm more Polish than Swiss, and I don't understand how Poland is #1 on this list. We tend to be very nice people, shame that most of us choose not to learn other languages. Switzerland is all fine, but (some) of the people... - redhawk766
The Swiss just don't have any personality.
I am from Bern (the Hauptstadt (capital). I have met good very nice fellow 'Schwyzer Lüte' and some bad apples as well. Still, as I was born there CH is special to me.
I would say that the USA in my experience is most likely the winner for being the rudest and most obnoxious place on the Third Planet from the Sun (especially with D J Trump as their new President)!
Swedish people never say "thank you" or "sorry" and ignore people they meet, just pretending they don't see you.
They don't care for others. If you step on their feet and you say "sorry" they just give you a rude face and goes away fast.
Maybe it's the weather there which at times makes the Swedes inhospitable to the point of being positively hostile. My oddest Swedish experience was when a stocky, well-dressed man wanted to start a fight with me on a 'posh' niteclub dancefloor because I had accidentally bumped against him...did I mention I'm a 5'5'' girl? In fact, the guys there can give the impression of generally being a bit rough with their womenfolk. Overall, I think the Swedes are okay, but sometimes they're just a bit dark and surly. Maybe they're really cuddly underneath all that moodiness.
I texted with one swedish boy on the internet, he talks kinda rude, like “so what? ” and also he said “what the f*** are you talking about? ” I said “don't swear” but he didn't stop swearing. Then my brother talked with another swedish boy on skype, he called me “stupid” and I called him back. - Ghalia14V 3 Comments
That it's a country with an very rude population, racist, intolerant, bigot, like most of countries of Eastern Europe.
It is normal, the vast majority of Romania are Roma. Gypsies do not want to go to work or school. They are a nation of banditry. As you see Roma have NO history or good culture. Their culture is the streets and travelling; cunning, and steal before moving on to the next town.
Please thankyou and sorry do not exist in the romanian vocab, if you use them you are seen as strange!
They are very loud and disrespectful.
One old lady hit me and yelled at me when I offered her my jacket in a rainy day. It affected me so much because everyone looked at me as some sort of a pathetic thief trying to rob that old lady.
Another incident was when this retired old man knocks aggressively onto my friend's door whenever they talk softly in their own flat, then he just threatens her to shut up or to deal with the police, so a few minutes later and the cops come ALSO knocking aggressively, they told us that one of Malta's rules involve not making noise at night in the rudest way possible and we swore that we did not do any.When we told them to not knock in that way they said we are not here to listen we are here to tell you that if you do not keep quiet they are going to take us to court.
This was the 6th time he sent cops and the cops are stupid enough to take this probably-bored old man seriously.
The people here are so egocentric and full of themselves even you ...more
That's the rudest country in Europe ladies and gentelmans. I waited to use toilet then a guy said "get out its not a public toilet" like 4 times. I was all nice to him even asked with hello sir but the people here are just horrible. Every taxi driver wanted to scam me for like 10 euro, I was in 4 restaurants and in 3 of them waiters were absolutely rude and wanted to scam me, I wanted to smoke a cig but I had no firelighter so I asked a bodyguard at havana club if he can lend me firelighter for a while and he said not for you. Island itself is nic but people here are more than horrible. I do not recommend this racist and selfish country to anyone.
We drive horribly and lots of traffic and we accept too many immigrants (Arabs). But Malta is not that bad as a country.
Too much immegrants and Arabs and muslims, They can steal your money and be very rude to you and bad service, we had experience at one restaurant called D'office Bistro in Valatta, And the waiter was very bad and rude to us and tried to steal our money with fake bills and his name was Khodor Bayan.V 2 Comments
I know right? Korean are usually the backstabber, and all people I met from Korea are messing stupid. All they care is about themselves, and they are so rude to other countries... Korean boys are so much ruder than other country boys, and I suggest you guys... STOP HANG OUT WITH GOD DAMN KoreaN!
People are so rude in Korea, and I had a Korean best friend. They tend to make everything dramatic and emotional, and they hate other country people. The parents are so gossipy, so Korea should be at least top 15..
Racist against other asians and foreigners
"SUPER judgemental and up your ass."V 4 Comments
People just aren't polite.
People are so unacompanied and not polite.
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When my dad went to Japan he was just coming out of the airport when these Japanese guys just started picking on him because he is white! Rudest country ever
They may be nice in public, but they are never nice in Social Networkings. Racism are friends with the Japanese in Social Networking.
Japan has some people who are rigid and spiteful. 😨
The Kurdish people are the nicest of all of them to be honest. They're very welcoming, friendly and open minded. The only negative thing about them is that they still can be sexist and the environment is not really clean.
Irakis have suffered terribly but are the nicest, most welcoming people in the Middle East
Gross attitude and a mentality coming from the medieval era. Russia, you may have big balls and great power all over the world, but you really need to grow up. Seriously!
Not helpful at all, very rude not only to foreigners but among themselves. If someone shows kindness, watch out they want to rob you.
Depends on the area.
Rude, loud and bad tourists, who insist you speak their language where ever you are.V 7 Comments
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