Worst Countries to Live In
The Top Ten
I have a courage to shoot that jung il and go to heaven. the poor, starving citizens did nothing wrong. its their leader's problem
Yes, unquestionably and without a doubt, North Korea is the absolute worst country on this earth.I.. I don't even know where to start; oh yah, the leadership. The North Korean Kim dynasty is a chain of brutal, tyrannical, belligerent, barbaric, idiotic, imbecilic fools who clearly care nothing for they're people and only about themselves, money, sex and nuclear missiles. The North Korean economy is a disaster, and would be nonexistent if not for they're illegal exports of fake Viagra, heroine, sexual slavery and weapons, which are present throughout other dictatorships around the world. They basically force young "volunteers" to go work unpaid in mines and other industries in third world dictatorships, as a corrupt method of getting other countries to to they're good side. Kim Jong Un and his thugs own like 99.9% of the wealth while his people starve. Almost the entire population of the country are hordes up into collectivized farms and or prison camps while those 100 or so ...more
Probably one of the worst prison systems in the world, if not THE worst of all. Oh, I'm not talking about the country itself (North Korea alone could be considered as a prison) but it's home to the worst concentration camps in history since the Nazi Death Camps went out of commission. Not to mention one million people starve to death every year in North Korea. If you ever visit North Korea one day, make sure you won't wake up in the morning thinking you died and went to hell, you're still in North Korea. That's probably the best word to describe that cesspit; Hell.
Without a Doubt, I would not want to die because of starvingV 615 Comments
This is why anarchy is stupid. 4 million have died since it lost its government.
Famine, Anarchy, Homeless, Islam. None of these work and putting them together just makes it worse.
Somalia became the worst country since the 1990 of the war. Now, it's pirate invested. If they are Islamic, then why are they killing innocent people? That's my question. I can't believe that some of my relatives are from this excuse for a country. Now, my uncle is threatening me to speak Somali, while I'm good at Arabic and English. 'enough said.
NuggetsV 141 Comments
1 - Why is Australia on here?
2 - Afghanistan sucks completely. I pity those who live there
I agree Australia shouldn't be here on the list ranked top 10 or 20 but Afghanistan my birth country SHOULD NOT BE 2nd what's wrong with people? I completely disagree and in my opinion Afghanistan should be 4th or 5th because Syria and Iraq should be replacing the rank. Afghanistan does not suck, don't accuse the country, accuse the Taliban ;-; - AussieAfghanRules
I don't wont to be unkind about someone else's mind and ideals but how is Australia even on this list. You wont see snakes in major cities or normal towns. In the country side just stay on the foot path. You can out run a snake.
But as idi admin said: you can't outrun a bullet:. And there's a lot of bullets flying out guns along with land mines in Afghanistan along with religious extremists. And religion has caused more war than anything else.
I live in Australia and I love it. You wont hear an afghan say that.
Very underestimated country. Not the best... But not the worst by all means. I would put it #11 on this list. (and I am an American)The worst is Uganda. The LRA are not soldiers... There murderers
Islam= problem hugeV 125 Comments
Totally with that war going on in there how can the people stand it?
Why is it not at the top?!
Syria is in the middle of a war would you really prefer to live in Syria rather than India. Also Syria is in an economic recession. People were chemically bombed a few days ago!
Syria was better under Bashar al-Assad than ISIS. But now thanks to the Western intervention into Syria (led by the United States), the country is now a failed state and its migrants will flood into Europe. From there they will create the Islamic State of European Nations.
The definition of hell on Earth.V 114 Comments
TOTALLY. If you're looking to go round the world, do NOT go here.
We are still in war there it never stops they need to make some friends other than themselves
Of course! But don't forget to add Indonesia to the list. It's horrible, guys. Damn. Horrible. Pollution is what we should call it.
I guess it’s Problematic because I See a lot of terrorist attacks over there on the news. CAN’TTHE PEACELOVING IRAGI’S JUST BE FREE FROM ALL THE VIOLENCE?V 103 Comments
I am a Pakistani, and this is the first time I've been here. I came here seven months ago and honestly everyday I just want to kill myself. It's 46 degrees in Lahore the electricity goes out nearly 12 hours a day. The people are unlettered, bigoted and ill-mannered and have the mentality of probably the 18th century. Extremely belligerent. The news is unbearable, people dying everywhere in blasts, killing, beatings, burnings. And don't even get me started on the religious extremism. THIS COUNTRY IS HELL ON EARTH!
Damn this is my country but it is one of the worst places to live!
Pakistan Taliban school attack kills 141, including 132 children - as it happened (The Guardian, 16 Dec 2014): 'Taliban sought no terms, began shooting immediately'.
Even in Main Cities Like Karachi on an average 10 people die
People die everywhere everyday idiot stop blaming it on Pakistan - shahnoorrox
Very very bad stay away please I beg youV 515 Comments
Well, I live in Sudan... I don't want to say it is the worst place in the world, because I believe it is relevant and to be frank I didn't live anywhere else to compare, but Sudan falling economy, wars, corrupted government and race issue for sure are not positive thing, the people lost their sense of mortality with semi civilized cities for those who didn't lose it for war in Darfur and the South. Yet, knowing that Sudan is a huge country living is not the same across the country. For example those who live in Darfur are as far from the center as for people living in other countries you feel the heat of war through news and refuges. Doesn't mean living in big cities is that great either. Family and friends which used to be the main value behind living in the country now disappeared with most people seeking better income in Gulf, EU or USA. Now I have more friends in any city in Saudi Arabia than in Sudan.
I don't believe that a person would be happier changing where they live ...more
How is Australia, South Africa, Sri Lanka and China above Sudan? Read my lips. GE-NO-CIDE! - lassidoggy
Among the current Top 10, Somalia and North Korea are rather accurate choices. Middle Eastern countries are NOT inherently bad because they are middle eastern, many people actually enjoy living there. If I remember correctly, it were the Europeans who were adamant about leaving their countries and immigrating, (especially to USA).
Sudan sucks!V 26 Comments
My country but its government sucks
Run by a disgusting, manipulative pedophile.
I lived in ZImbabwe my whole life and I've lived in the United States, so I have something to compare it to. In many ways it's actually better. It's free, safe, and easy to live if you understand how the country works
BRING BACK RHODESIAV 37 Comments
I'm Saudi... the problem is not the Gov the problem is the people.. this country has the ability to be developed country due to it's magnificent natural sources wealth (3rd) after US and Russia only!.. but the problem is the religion extremism here.. they think they are the chosen people to guide the whole Muslim world! Every religion talk is thrown in your face in any technology exist. thus no fun in this country ever.. no movies theater or any kind of fun! And most people he are uneducated because the father here once have money he buys everything to his sons thus killing the son's will to educate killing the rule "no pain no gain" and the son became dump in school (education here is free and acceptable) (not very good... and yes the CULTURE keep the people back.. the most sexist country ever exist.. no woman drive.. women spend 9 of 10 of their lives sleeping and in houses.. a lot of women suicide here... it's hell for woman here.. it's because of the extremist culture and ...more
I live there, I'm not aware of any worst than this country
I don't know why the UAE is above saudi, I live in the UAE. I also don't understand how such a purid, vile county like saudi where they STONE PEOPLE TO DEATH AND WHERE WOMEN HAVE NO RIGHTS is below countries like Australia, Canada and the USA.
One of the last places in the world I would want to live in.
I hate all the people who said they hate saudi arabia because we are not conservite 95 percent of people have phones 90 percent of them have whattsup 75 percent of people have maids we are modernV 128 Comments
Yemen is the worst country in there world. Only men should go to Yemen because they stone and hide all the women. It is the second worst country in the world for women. Al Quada also is very prevalent in this hell-hole of a country.
The actual problem in Yemen is nothing like you described. It is being used as a battlefield for other neighbouring nations in war. - styLIShT
This is how all countries in the Arabian Peninsula would look like if they had no oil.
This country should be higher than Australia and China. All Muslim countries should be above Australia and China! Why you may ask? Because the religion of Islam is terrible to women! Women can't get educated and have to dress head to toe in black in the heat!
Has an extreme cholera epidemic right now.
Also just begging for war with Saudi Arabia. - Drewman1211
HERMES IS FROM HERE
No order, low income, and lots of crime. Its government is weak and powerless with warlords widespread.
Rape capital if the world, economic failure, warlords and a government so powerless it might as well not exist. Why is this hole not at least in the top 10.
Famine, Terrible government, and a very long name.V 35 Comments
HOW DID India GET IN HERE?
All those of who are Indians and think India is the worst, Has anyone of you done anything to make it better? But you have definitely made your nation earn a bad name by posting such stuff.
I am natural (born and raised) citizen of India. The current condition of the nation is due to its so called varied diversity in population.
Every other person in India wants put blame on an politician/government for its issues like corruption, poverty, lack-of-quality in education etc. , but no one wants to elect a right candidate nor they are interested in having the election policies changed.
Most of the population is literally unproductive to ever-developing nation. There is no one who wants to talk about reducing the population (there by getting 80% of the issues resolved) but many speak of changing constitution.
It has become an dead-easy game for politicians to classify citizens by Religion and exploit Caste System (which 90% of the world's population doesn't understand).
Despite an lead in IT, but & many other sectors, hardly 3% of population pays income tax and rest-of-so-called-citizens expect politicians and government to respond to just about ...more
Population isn't that big of a deal. Netherlands, Bangladesh and Japan have a higher per capita population density. India's actually a pretty good place to live if you have money. I've lived in Los Angeles for many years, so I know how the west looks. I've been back in Chennai for over 5 years and I kind of like it here as well. Sure, I miss a bunch of things, but if you have an inverter in your house, you can deal with the rare power cut. Plus labour is so cheap here, it's actually awesome how you can live like a king with some money. Also, places like Thailand are a couple of hours away. Living like an average Indian would probably suck, well my family used to live here many years back and it was still pretty good. I guess a lot of negative people comment in these threads. Maybe they're talking about "north India" - I agree that it's bad compared to the south. - arviman
If you want to experience all sorts of pollution then well, this is the country. Air pollution, noise pollution, water pollution, land pollution, etc. The list is endless. People and animals defecate on the roads. You can find stray animals almost everywhere, even in the 'developed' cities. People are rude and ignorant. The level of hypocrisy the people in India possess are way above the charts. People spitting and littering everywhere can be found here. The level of illiteracy is high and people consider their religion way above humanity. There's absolutely no sense of social politeness and there are constant disputes among people everywhere. People pass comments on everyone passing by and of course, rude and sexist comments are also passed against women. Modernisation is so not a thing in India and people are way backward except a few, of course. The standard of living is so low in India that even basic amenities like a car is considered a luxury. A luxury in lieu of which heavy ...more
India can be better if we choose to make a difference. It might sound cliche but it has a deep meaning to it and most certainly works if we could get others to join the cause - mzcr
The main problems of the country are the overpopulation and the worst system of education. Obviously India has infinite schools and collages. But the system is not correct. In the first 10 years the student have to read everything, that is damn EVERY subject. If you don't do well in all subjects then you are considered a Nothing. After studying for 10 years, you get to choose a stream, mind it not subject. The streams are combination of subjects. You may like the combination or not. And the worst stream is science, not because that it teaches wrong, but because of the damn syllabus. The syllabus is so huge that it is impossible to complete within 2 years, at least for the not so good children. That's the name we are called here. And the most ironic thing is that a part of the syllabus used to form a part of higher studies earlier. The government does exactly nothing to increase the no of university. And most universities are private. 2 of the most hardest exams in the world takes ...moreV 734 Comments
Lots of the people on here have no idea what they are talking about. Australia? Really? It has a very untouched eco-system and is beautiful with little violence. I live in Africa. The CAR is a very bad place, but it doesn't deserve to be nuked. The poverty can be stopped. So people who sit on their butts in America living in the "hood," come see what real violence is like.
Not the whole Africa is poor, only some parts of it. Some African countries are nice
Central African Republic already has problems with water and malaria disease, and the fact that it is basically halfway in the Sahara Desert, it is very bad.
Yup the CAF - SpanishbusterV 7 Comments
But Iran is rich and one of the safest counter in medial east
I am from Iran and I should tell to those who say that Iran is a bad place for living that please don't say anything when you don't know about something. you hear in news that Iranian are terrorist or they support terrorism in Middle East. you hear that Iran is not safe but that is not correct. you think that because Iranian are Muslim they are arab but that is not correct.we are Persian and we have a rich culture. we have a long history and great empires like Achaemenid and sasanian and the greatest kings like Cyrus the great. our people are very kind and hospitable. Iran has a lot of old and beautiful places you should visit once in your life. so don't make a hasty judgment and learn more about Iran and Islam.
It's true that Iran is not the best but it isn't worse than China!
I’m from Iran and I like itV 160 Comments
Maybe it shouldn't be on the top, but it should be in like the top 5. My parents were born there, but I was born in the U.S. People in this stupid country give so much respect to white people (I'm not being racist). I mean you can't even cross the road in this country if your not white. And the traffic is just horrible. It 's caused by stupid impatient bus and taxi drivers. I couldn't eat outside food because I always got food poisoning. And the worst thing is the way they treat Muslims. My Muslim friend was a soccer coach at an international school. One day one of the parents came to enroll her child at the soccer training and she asked whether he was Muslim or Christian. He said that religion doesn't have anything to do with football. Then she said that she was just asking, so he admitted he was Muslim. The next day the coach asked the kids to bring some balls from home. That woman's kid lost his ball at training and she blamed the coach and called him a Muslim criminal. After that ...more
I came back from Australia for 5 years and when I came back, lots of things has changed but not enough change. Australia I had so much fun there the memories, my friends, good holiday destination. But just when I went back to Burma, oh man it was hard getting a school it was just insane because I can speak Burmese but my parents think I won't be able to do well in public schools. Beside, back in 2009 public schools were strict like teacher were beating the out of kids if they don't listen well and do good. I got hit too, but that's changed after 2014 or 13. The good side is I got to meet my cousins again and old friends and they have kind service most of them man powered and they are happy to do their job. More bad side is importantly the political side. Yes the political side is really crap at their job. Studies shows that Burma only visits the UN rarely, I was like what the hell, Burmese government are so antisocial plus they never helped enough for the people in the 2008 Cyclone ...more
Beautiful country untouched by development the people are really nice and welcoming. The government lets them down
They stole lithuania's flag. they add a star for no reason...V 26 Comments
Yes, the Chinese government does have multiple flaws. Yes, the government is corrupt. But some of the comments here are so rude and offensive, and it's upsetting to read something that generalizes a group of people. First of all, I bet that half of these people here haven't been to China before. You really can't judge something until you've learned about it, visited it, gotten diverse views on it, or etc. Also, I'd just like to point out that the women's rights in China are much better than the United States's. There's also no "baby killing" policy. Yes, there's a strict One Child policy but there have been some reforms. Having one child is a comfortable option but certainly isn't a mandatory choice. Also, saying that "All Chinese people are rude" is an awful generalization. First of all, how can you tell if a random stranger is Chinese? Many people from neighboring countries look similarly to people from China. Also, a small group of people from China may be rude, ...more
Well... The thing is, I'm from China. It is not all the Chinese that are bad, it is just that there are so many people in China, so of course there will be more bad people there compared to other countries. "Everybody hates China". Yes, I must agree that a lot of people hates China, but you have to go there and see for yourself, maybe things are not as bad as you think it is? The government became "cleaner" because of Xi Jing Ping now. The courtesy of theirs may be not so good, they may not say sorry when they bumped into you, but have you thought of a thing, that is maybe that's what everybody does! Maybe if one day if people start to be polite, others around them will too! Of course, there are good people the country too, I have seen it for myself for not a few times. I am not defending my own country, I am just saying the truth.
I find that the Chinese are torturers, they think they're better than everybody else and can judge when in fact their courts are all staffed by murderers in uniforms. They copy products from other nations because they have created a culture which stifles and dissuades creative thought, and brands anything non-government authorized as "Subversive". China used to be a beautiful country, now it's just another Industrial Skag Heap, not unlike many other "Developed" countries. Development is more than just building crap and being rich, civilization is more than using force of arms to conquer your neighbours. Everybody hates China, even the people who make money from working with the communists regrets cutting deals with them.
Worse politics but good people.V 263 Comments
I am Bangladeshi born but brought up in Kuwait from early age and now live in U.K.
In contrast to middle eastern and western life which I have experienced; I can honestly say that yes Bangladesh sucks!. It is not the land which is green and lush but the people themselves. Most of the Bengalis are the stupidest of the stupid and full of greed then any other civilized people I have met. Thieves and muggers are every where.
My mother (who leaves in Bangladesh now after leaving Kuwait in 1992) along with my sister and brother in-law almost got killed in an armed robbery in our house last year. The armed robbers forced their way into steel gates and toughened doors at night and stole every thing at gun point (gold, cash, computers, mobile phones) with in 15 minutes of terror. Our house is in the middle of commercial area with surrounding populated residency. When my brother in-law cried for help at night, no one came forward to help nor even called the police via their ...more
Been to Bangladesh multiple times. I have been to over 50 countries including Somalia, Swaziland, Eritrea, and Zimbabwe. Bangladesh easily takes the cake as the most corrupt, inefficient, misogynist country I have ever been to. For every dollar you spend I feel like 90 cents go to graft in some way shape or form. Strikes all the time that render it impossible to travel anywhere. Crippled transport networks that sees 100 KM trips turn into protracted 8 hour nightmares. The most obscene and insulting 'democracy' I have ever seen - a protracted catfight between two entirely irrelevant harpies and their equally disdainful families who could not give a hoot about anybody else but themselves and their petty problems. Bizarre internecine violence. Acid throwing. Child marriage. Constant diarrhea from eating with unwashed hands. I went three times, got scabies every time despite never touching an animal. Without a doubt the most disgusting repression of women anywhere - it is worse systemic ...more
I live in Bangladesh and I can say that this is the one worst countries in the world to live in, and the people of this country are the biggest hypocrites in the whole world. Whenever you talk to a people he will try to make you realize that he is better than you in some aspect of life, and again this country is severely poor with no natural resources, Bangladesh have to take loan from other countries or world bank for any high cost project. There is also no geographical diversity in this country, if you come in this country and travel a random place you will see drains filled with waste, waste on road, on road etc. And more on this country claims itself to be filled with greenery but it has less than 17% of forest floor which is one of the lowest in the sub continent.
Their economy is trash, and you have no lunch.V 81 Comments
I am an Egyptian and I will just put a summary of the worst things in Egypt.
1- Government- they just don't care about what the people want and need, they can fix the country and make it a better place, THEY CAN.. I feel like they are jackasses with red monkey butts
2- traffic- it's just horrible, traffic jams everywhere, speed bumps look like they are barriers for horses to jump above them, accidents on a highway are seen everyday and public transport drivers are driving like they are in a NASCAR race with rocket engines strapped on each sides of the car
Garbage & Trash- if you wonder around in cairo you'll find everywhere beneath your legs soda cans, shopping bags, dirt, you'll also find horse poop every where since people sell fruits and vegetables with 'that platform with 4 wheels strapped to a horse that I can't remember the name of in English'
Really the best place to live in Egypt is the country side, the farms, clean air.. only problem is that the ...more
It's a hole of a country, a dream-killer, it will corrupt your soul and bring out the worst in you, education is just a formality hear, with certificates only mere pieces of paper with no actual skills being taught and no guarantees for a job, unless of course you are well-connected, the country has some really rich resources, but they are robbed by the ruling military/Intelligence police/Judicial/Business oligarchy who monopolizes all the resources of the country, but they are externally supported by the international community because they do the dirty work for them, Egyptians currently are the lowest form of human life, bearing the cumulative social ailments of the centuries, the country is in fact a jungle where you have to fight over the crumbs for self preservation and a shadow of existence, price hikes happen on a daily basis, bribery is everywhere and is the norm here, you work your ass off just to provide necessities, and the country is always engaged in some kind of war, ...more
Worst country to live in Christians and Tourists are attacked on a regular basis. Christians have no right and right violations against immigrants. No regulation companies on a regular basis commit human rights against their workers committing slaved labor and low wages. No regulation on product quality companies steal consumers blind. High inflation, food is expensive, people are eating sand and dieing.
I experienced life in Egypt and it is horrible. Oh and when you wake up and you think that you died and went to hell remember you are in hell on earth,Egypt.
Reasons it is horrible:
1-the government stupid it can do better it just won't
2-when you are walking you might step into dog poop or trip from the trash
3-best places there are standard really
DO NOT GO TO EGYPT
The 2 of you are completely wrong. Australia is ranked the best country in the world to live in and there is a reason. Australia is ranked the top 3 in each category. You never see "made in Australia" because Australia makes its wealth out of minerals. Australia is home to the most venomous spiders in the world but the are all in the rainforest. Australia also has the best cities in the world to live in. 4 cities that are in Australia are in the top 10. Every other country's city is only in the top 10 once. Australia is also home to the best city in the world to live in. MELBOURNE. 5th is Adelaide, 7th is Sydney and 9th is Perth. BEAT THAT. Australia is the best country to live in in the world. FACE THE FACTS.
No, it is not the best, because it's too hot, and the government forces you too vote, and the elections are rigged, but I get your point. - Diamondmaster
Australia should not be on here! I don't live here - I used to. One person said there was spiders. Yeh there's dangerous spiders and other dangerous animals - but they live in the middle of nowhere and everyone lives on the coast in the main cities.
It's one of the sports capital of the world. We main event Rugby, Cricket, Football, Soccer, Swimming, Formula 1, Tennis, Gymnastic, Golf, Ironman.
Homeless people (rare) make more money off the streets than some countries do with daily wages even weekly for the fair few.. No starvation here and there's welfare support, the dole, all sorts of government financial help eligible for the many.
Australia is huge and the outback is beautiful. The beaches here is top notch some of the best in the world, definitely a great idea to travel around this country with family. The weather can range from very hot to very stormy but that's the beauty of it.
Our health care system one of the best in the world, our transportation also one of the best in the world. I live in a suburb called Prahran, we have trams, trains, buses, taxis, a path for cyclist there's no excuse to not get somewhere.
We have civil rights, a good law system to keep ...more - williamtalavou
Australia is beautiful, except the fact that in the middle of Australia you'll get killed by a bunch of animals because it's the outback. I'm not surprised it's on this list.V 301 Comments
WORST COUNTRY TO LIVE IN! If you ever want to come in here for whatever (crazy) reason you have for doing that, I recommend you to think again.. and if you still want to come you better hit your head really hard, coming in here IT'S LIKE GOING TO HELL! I had the bad luck of being born in this place, which is full of: corrupted people, thieves and all worst things you could ever imagine. EVERYTHING is on sale in here, just show some "green" bills and they'll do anything, kill someone, betray their family, betray a friend.. there's no honor in here. All cops/soldiers are bought and do nothing to "defend" what is right. there're no laws in here.. if you get killed, your family get murdered, someone steals something from you.. I don't know whatever there's NOBODY to help you. I can't wait to leave this place, this country is a JOKE. (500 people aprox get killed every single weekend, something you buy today for 5$ might be 10 or even 15$ tomorrow, there's no toilet ...more
This country is an enormous mess, the communist government has everything in such a bad shape that living here is and endless daily torture that you can only "escape" when you sleep and the socialist "opposition" just helps the government to achieve its goal which is the subjugation of the population. Don't even think of coming here, you'll regret it. Inflation is so high that you can't even afford the most basic needs. Food and medicine are almost nowhere to be found and if you find them, they'll cost you the liver or a kidney, or maybe the liver and the kidney also and don't even get me started with the crime rates. People are rude, ignorant, a high percentage have their brains washed with the lie that venezuelans are such a great people, they're conformists, if an athlete wins a bronze medal on a tournament, you can see the headlines in the newspapers telling that such medal is like having won a gold one, they don't care for a good quality of life and want everything free no matter ...more
Venezuela right now is very messed up. I'm Venezuelan and at a very young age, I moved to the US, and boy, am I glad. My dad has to work there and sometimes he doesn't even get to return home! The protests are crazy, but if it is what it has to do then let it do it. Venezuela is thought to be a very rich country because it has the most oil, but trust me, they only sell THAT. If I were the Venezuelan President, I would have changed things a little bit so I could also get money on three other things that Venezuela should be flourishing with: tourism, food production and fishing. The beaches and natural landmarks should really attract people, a whole bunch of forest really helps it to produce food, and it borders so much water, it should MASTER at fishing! I hope Nicolas Maduro is reading this, because Maduro in Spanish is mature, and he is really not living up to his last name.
PandaV 31 Comments
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