Worst Countries to Live In

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 in turn inherited it from his father, Kim Il-Sung. ...read more.

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.

North Korea is definitely the worst country to live in because it has a totalitarian government meaning your actions, your feeling, an the way you express yourself is all controlled by the government.

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2 Somalia Somalia

When you land at Mogadishu's international airport, the first form you fill out asks for name, address, and caliber of weapon. Believe it or not, this disaster of a city, the capital of Somalia, still gets a few commercial flights. Some haven't fared so well. The wreckage of a Russian cargo plane shot down in 2007 still lies crumpled at the end of the runway. Beyond the airport is one of the world's most stunning monuments to conflict: block after block, mile after mile, of scorched, gutted-out buildings. Mogadishu's Italianate architecture, once a gem along the Indian Ocean, has been reduced to a pile of machine-gun-chewed bricks. Somalia has been ripped apart by violence since the central government imploded in 1991. Eighteen years and 14 failed attempts at a government later, the killing goes on and on and on -- suicide bombs, white phosphorus bombs, beheadings, medieval-style stonings, teenage troops high on the local drug called khat blasting away at each other and anything in ...more

In all honesty you are so ignorant that its not even funny. It's actually pretty sad. I've been to Somalia and it is not as bad as you make it seem. no one asks for a caliber of weapon... the country is on its way to retribution. although I do agree its once gem-like appearance would truly allow it to be called the "pearl of the Indian Ocean", is now reduced to rubble and machine gun destruction. all I'm trying to say is complete ignorance is not needed

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.

I ✅ agree that

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

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

If you want to breathe in Smog, go ahead and live here

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4 Iraq Iraq Iraq, officially the Republic of Iraq, is a country in Western Asia. ...read more.

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 lived there for 10.5 years and it was terrible I was close to death almost daily: Suicide bombers, shootings, bad army, thieves, planted bombs etc...

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

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.

This country is a battlefield right now and because of that it is a no go zone

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6 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 ...read more.

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

Hell on earth, centre of world terror

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7 Sudan Sudan

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).

My dad and mum use to live in Sudan but they left because there was a war but I really heat Sudan a lote

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

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

gay

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9 Italy Italy Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. ...read more.

Poor beheaviour towards foreigners. Lots of smoking (all ages). Loud during the day and night. Italy's economy is quickly going down the drain. Absolutely horrible education system and terrible government.

I couldn't even imagine living here. Sometimes people say places are nice to visit but you wouldn't want to live there. This isn't even a nice place to visit. Me and my family went on a cruse along the Italian coast and stopped off in Rome because, well, it's Rome and just I'd like to say it's not cool at all. We saw the colosseum and the old forum and everything. And than our tour guide took is to the Vatican City walls and just left us. Just than my grandfather fell on the crosswalk when we were right across from the gate and nobody came to help him! There were guards just standing right there and they did nothing. He was fine but he could have been seriously hurt. When we went inside I felt like I was in elementary school again. We were standing in a line with hundreds of tourists all crowded together. When we went through security we saw there guards dressed up like Shakespearean actors that all of our water and almost everything "secular" temporarily away from us. So we ...more

Yes that is true, there in Italy, people are very racist.

It's so hard as a black or Arabic to find a good job, homes and it seems that because you are not Italian, you have to struggle for anything.

Italians don't hesitate to show their hates, specially when you are foreigner. I was tired of the racism in Italy.

I call all migrants to come here in Italy to make change things.

We will succeed, because there is a lot to do here anywhere Italians are so lazy and inefficient.

I've never been to be honest

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10 Yemen Yemen Yemen, officially known as the Republic of Yemen, is an Arab country in Western Asia, occupying the southwestern to the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula.

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!

I'm Yemeni myself, and I say every single comment probably did a 3 minute research. The only reason Yemen is 10th was because of the arab spring. Now, it's terrorist groups, such as 'Houthis' which are corrupting the country. Yemen is not a safe country, but it has a lot of nice people. If you're a tourist and looking for a great place to stay, it would be Yemen, but right now it's a total mess. Also, education isn't great. Those are the 2 reasons I'm not living in Yemen anymore, and I do miss it a lot. Hope things go back just like they were before 2011.

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The Contenders

11 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.

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.

These people are just nuts. Take a look at what Mohammed bin Salman did to Khashoggi (bonesawing him to death and dissolving his pieces in acid afterwards) and you get a good idea of their way of living.

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12 Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the 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.

HERMES IS FROM HERE

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.

No order, low income, and lots of crime. Its government is weak and powerless with warlords widespread.

CHILD SOLDIERS BRUH, WHAT ELSE HAS TO BE SAID

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13 Central African Republic Central African Republic

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.

"The Burning Heart of Africa"

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14 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, ...read more.

Poverty and misery... ! The rich are stealing from the country budget without being sued. The retirement age is 65, most of the people, killed by the medication system, didn't even survive to get retired. Everything is expensive, but the people don't have enough money to afford a meal.

As a Bulgarian I hate this country with all my heart. The population is decreasing because of the poverty and low payed jobs. I wanna get out of here.

Dirty place, horrible I broke my nose over there

There is a lot of poverty in Bulgaria but the government doesn't even bother to help the poor or get support from another country.

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15 Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine is a sovereign country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland and Slovakia to the west, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.

I live in Ukraine and it's absolutely horrible! The new government is attacking my friends and family in Donetsk and not letting us speak the Russian language which is my first language, and then showing propaganda and lies on the television, banning all the Russian channels so that the people are brainwashed into thinking Russia is attacking us when it's not! It's absolutely disgusting!

I live in Sloviansk and a few days ago the Ukrainian army came in and bombed my house, shot my mother and blamed it on the people who live here. I moved to Russia since then because I know I'm gonna die if I stay.

Ukraine should be in top 5 it's a very stupid country with a bunch of stupid people in it, they think they are better than any one else but fact is all of them are drunks that can't let go the bottle and no respect for other nations or especially other race! The Ukrainians man they 24 hours drunk and violent even to their own man and woman so not to much left for foreigners, they are corrupt and want your money but they don't want you to stay, and you can feel the hate already on arrival at airport! I'm Ukrainian and I hate this country for there stupid culture and ignorance!

I came from Ukraine, guys, getting 350$/months and trying to survive on this money in this country is the worst.

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16 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 by Chairman Mao, the president of the communist party. Its capital is Beijing. The major cities are Shanghai, ...read more.

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.

Worst country ever. can't even make my mcdonalds captain america correctly.

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17 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 country's official language is Persian. ...read more.

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!

Well Iran should be on top of the list, it got the worst government(regime) that serves only a minority that are close to them, no freedom of lifestyle and anything, corrupted economy, horrible people,lots of environmental problems, bad medical and educational system, weakest passport and credit and currency in the world, a fascistic religious country. Horrible to Live in, it's more like a prison than anything else

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18 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. Its capital is New Delhi. Some other major cities are Mumbai, Chennai, and Ahemdabad. ...read more.

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

India is a developing country. Half of its population are farmers. But if all Indians are treated equally both socially and economically then it will take only few years to make India a developed nation.

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19 Burma Burma Myanmar (formerly Burma) is a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand. Yangon (formerly Rangoon), the country's largest city, is home to bustling markets, numerous parks and lakes, and the towering, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, which contains ...read more.

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

true

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20 Nigeria Nigeria Nigeria, an African country on the Gulf of Guinea, has many natural landmarks and wildlife reserves. Protected areas such as Cross River National Park and Yankari National Park have waterfalls, dense rainforest, savanna and rare primate habitats. One of the most recognizable sites is Zuma Rock, a 725m-tall ...read more.

One of the Top 10 Failed States in the World. It should be ranked higher. It is a corrupt country with self-hating people and it operates the biggest Drug Syndicates in the world. It is also the Scam Capital of the World. It is home to Boko Haram (Islamic Terrorist Group) that operates North of Nigeria.

This DEVIL country produces self-hating, rude, aggressive, greedy, racist, homophohic and Christian-pretending rats. They export scams, violence, AIDs, drug operations, terrorism, sadistic rituals and too many children around the world.

They deserve to be run by a self-serving corrupt bureaucratic government and BOKO HARAM.

They say "God Help Us". I say "God is helping them suffer from their sins".

They are over smart people and good to live with them when your bag no coin at all,

Corruption is massive. Poor infrastructure and a political elite willing to sell Nigeria's people and land to the west for peanuts.

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21 South Sudan South Sudan South Sudan, officially the Republic of South Sudan, is a landlocked country in northeastern Africa that gained its independence from Sudan in 2011. Its current capital is Juba, which is also its largest city.

South Sudan is the least developed country in the world. The government could care less about its citizens and the leader of the country got into some useless dispute with the deputy prime minister making the situation worse. If you go to this country you will literally see nothing destroyed from the war. Why? Because there was literally nothing to destroy. There is hardly any infrastructure. Crime rates are sky high and people are so desperately poor and hungry they will eat dirt. If you go out at night you can't see anything because there are no city lights for miles around. Even if there was lights you still couldn't see any people because the people there are so black that any African American would be jealous.

Do not give any money or reject providing assistance to either North or South Sudan. Both Countries are corrupt with too many needy people. They are rude, aggressive, liars, racists, uncivilized and barbaric. They export terror, violence, too many children (whom they neglect), and bring down the standard of living of any first world nation into a third world state.

The same applies to Congo, Nigeria, Somalia, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Kenya, and Uganda.

I've said it a few times, you're telling everyone that all of Sudan and South Sudan's people are awful. Wow. How stereotypical are you? That may be the 3 percent or something of the people committing genocide, but the other 97 percent are not awful people. Don't judge everyone in a country because it's got a few bad apples. All countries do. - Turkeyasylum

Should be number 1. It's the newest country in the world but that's the only good thing about it. You know the stereotype that most African countries are super poor and everyone lives in mud huts while starving and being chased by animals? That stereotype is true there.

Fking sucks

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22 Hungary Hungary Hungary is a sovereign state in Europe. It is situated in the Carpathian Basin and is bordered by Slovakia to the north, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, Slovenia to the west, Austria to the northwest, and Ukraine to the northeast.

Net tax, road tax, anti-Semitism, slow but sure erasing of the freedom of the press, protests everywhere, crappy conditions in schools/hospitals, the list goes on and on.

Certainly not a Syria or anything like that, but still. Don't come here.

Very pessimistic people and hate their surrounding countries.

Why not in top 5? The government is a fascist one. The worst European country along with Bulgaria, Vatican, Italy

A rotting country with a rotting government, the education is poor and they expect very smart people just to get in the "ok" category of high schools, the hospitals are lacking doctors, do not come here it is a hell hole

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23 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.

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.

Honestly if you really are egyptian your a disgrace to your own country...who would talk trash like that about their own country

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24 Kuwait Kuwait

Few good "malls and restaurants" besides that. there is nothing else to do there. no bars nor pubs. no scenery. corruption. the same local that said "it is an Islamic country. alcohol is forbidden" also have sex outside of marriage which also forbidden in their religion. such liars and hypocrites. not to mention rudeness that makes New Yorkers look like ultra nice gentlemen. you see a mom walking and behind her is an Ethiopian made with her child that she barely care for. doing EVERYTHING for her. You also see underpaid workers in filthy outfits (makes 200$ or something A MONTH). working under the scourged sun. building houses. picking up their garbage. and nobody CARES about them. rent there is NOT cheap. my cheap apartment rent was about 1000$ monthly. how could those workers live is beyond me. and you will NEVER see a local doing that hard work. you will feel how bad it is when you land in the shabby airport. with their 1990s planes. in the year I spent. my life ...more

Corruption at it's finest, barbaric trash people with no respect, awful roads and architecture engineering. Governments live by trashing their people, the people live by trashing others and slaving foreigners. Everything is joke.
Nothing to do in this country, the only things you will find there are malls and restaurants, and guess what you will find inside malls? More restaurants. And everything is more expensive than any other country you've ever been in to. I've paid 25$ for a cab just to drive me 18km from the airport.
The weather is toxic as the people there, sand storms all summer, high humidity and 115F temp, it's impossible to live there without a car. Everything about this country seems to be outdated and random.
I don't know how anyone could live in that dumpster.

Kuwait is the place where all people from different country visit there for jobs its nice for his great malls and restaurant its kwd currency is very high and my dad was there good salary but making visa to stay there for 1 year takes many money overall nice I wanna like to visit there.

I live in kuwait but I am an indian.The country is not as bad as you guys think you just have to friendly and not open the your dark side to them

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25 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.

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.

Bangladesh is corrupting other countries Yes I'm also Bangladeshi. But I live in a good country. TOO MANY POOR PEOPPLE OVE THERE can't THEY GET A JOB? WE WASTE MONEY ON THESE PEOPLE seriously

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26 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. ...read more.

Living in Russia... What a nightmare. Imagine living in a ugly, gray place that sometimes resembles an industrial complex, sometimes slums, sometimes a Gulag. Imagine living among ugly, drunken, primitive, boorish oafs who have no respect for each other and mostly malevolent intentions toward foreigners. Imagine living in a place, which's corruption and crime rates often surpass the worst African countries. Imagine living life in fear of corrupt, brutal and utterly demoralized government with recent history of atrocities. Imagine that you'd have to restort to petty lies every day, just to survive. And in the end, try to imagine it's 10 times worse than all I typed. Then you'll have a somewhat accurate idea of living in Russia.

Don't get me wrong, Russia is a cool place to visit, to see some historical stuff (something you folks from the US and Canada don't really have). However, living here is a struggle. I'm so envy of my friends who are living in Toronto cause it's such a nice place to be. I saw so many happy people there. And you know, when you're happy and you don't have many serious problems to worry about, you start caring more about other people. In Russia people don't get a about others but it's not because Russians are bad, it's just a context in which everyone would become indifferent and crazy. It's also sucks to be an ugly girl here. You try so hard to keep up with other girls but guys are very superficial here (even though they themselves are ugly). If you see a good-looking Russian guy, he is 99% an ignorant and stupid. Women here have to be pretty in order to survive and we are taught from our early childhood that woman's only true goal is to marry a man. Maybe it will give you an idea why ...more

Believe me there is nothing as bad as Russia in the world! The weather yes it is very cold but let it be because that's none of my business to criticize and demoralize any country for its weather but people here are so stupid, all of them are oblivious of what people think of them outside the country and what they have been going through, they don't know their government is making fool outta themselves and they believe what their government and media says despite knowing that their media is controlled by their so called honest government.
Everything is getting so expensive here, even water costs a lot, milk is of so many variety and all of them cost different.
Nobody is expected to be speaking English, apart from Russian language, nobody knows anything.
If you go to the supermarket, whatever you will buy it would have description written in Russian language, nothing is mentioned in English not even a bit.
Surviving in this country is way too horrible and especially if you ...more

Mother Russia

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27 Angola Angola

Stop giving aid to Angola. Period.

Otherwise they will breed more poor people. They start off as being helpless and vulnerable. But once they get aid, they will grow up to be sub-human, materialistic, race/religious baiting, lying, sexist pigs.

They will turn any prosperous country into a uncivilised, and divided third world country plagued with poverty, crime, and corruption.

I have lived on the same floor as a bunch of Angolan labourers. They are the most annoying and ignorant people I have ever encountered. They shout every word they speak, they never shut up and they have to have a gathering of dozens of people for every meal. Their food smells like garbage and rotten stinky tuna fish and they litter the hallways with garbage. Both the men and women use intimidation in order to try to get their way and simple politeness is absolutely lost on the Angolan people.

The worst place to be born. Dirty streets corruption is the way of living

Angola sucks

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28 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.

I live in Sri Lanka and this is not a bad country to live. But there are many worst things in here. Education is a crap in here, we're learning nothing but lies in our schools, and most schools are bad, most of teachers are scums and we all have to attend to tuitions to face difficult exams. In here most people are very lazy and no fitness in their soul. politicians are the biggest scum and most of these politicians are rapists, corrupted, idiots (half of our councilors are not even educated and, there are less than 30 with degree). We have beautiful nature, Bio diversity is the best resource of this country. These politicians are destroying all those tropical rain forests and other forests for wood. Of course president is the minister for environmental protection. All Sri Lankan students are doing one thing in their whole life. It is "attending tuition". Most people in our country define a tourist as a "dollar bill". Except those developed cities, people in rural ...more

Simply, Sri Lanka is not a worse country with the comparison too others.

Sri Lanka is a country which has good people because I've been there and I don't know why is it in here...

I did a full study of Sri Lanka and I saw nothing but a bueatiful place so I don't see what everyone else is seeing. - Peebz2010

Sri lanka is not actually a bad country,the government rovides almost each and every essential need to the poorer population.and it is hard to imagine a much more more beautiful country than the. full of energy this country contains the most beautiful waterfalls,mountains,tea plantations,beaches,rivers, and many more, finally as I would like to say that the people who put my country in this list are fully blind and off their rocker.

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29 Poland

Poland is one of the buttcracks of Europe. Some of the most miserable, petty, lame, racist, rude, arrogant people in the world. Should be higher on this list.

Poles are some of the most miserable, complaining, arrogant, ignorant, petty, xenophobic, dishonest people you'll find anywhere. I lived there and met hundreds of them. Mist are also 'experts' on every imaginable topic - especially when they have no idea what they're talking about. With some exceptions the above is generally true, and objectively honest Polish people (a rarity) know it is. My god, they don't even like or trust each other let alone most other cultures, nations, or people.

Poland is cancer, I hate living there, the language is a complete garbage that no one wants or is actually able to learn, the economy is so awful that people emigrate to Germany and other wealthy countries every year just to avoid getting messed by the crappy salary you get offered there. And all that thanks to Russians, they're subhumans and should be shot on sight.

I like the fact that everyone in Poland is so dumb, they’re practically incapable of being truly malicious.

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

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.

Stop giving aid to Venezuela. Period.
Otherwise they will breed more poor people. They start off as being helpless and vulnerable. But once they get aid, they will grow up to be sub-human, materialistic, race/religious baiting, lying, sexist pigs.
They will turn any prosperous country into a uncivilised, and divided third world country plagued with poverty, crime, and corruption.

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

Israel is very dangerous place for Muslims and Christians. Their are so racist people. Israel is a racist countrie. They killed everyone not Israeli or from USA. And I hate racism and the terrorism of Israel.

From my life experience in that country it's very hard to live there and almost impossible to Finnish the month with the poor salaries there, the taxes are incredibly expensive and I think it's the nation with the most taxes in the world... Not to mention everything is super expensive there (food, real estate, cars etc.. ) only if you are very rich or your dad is Steve Jobs you can live there normally..

Peoples there are cruel, along with their leader and soldiers

5/6, their muslim neighbours are dangerous and for that reason its not the safest place to live, but still I its because of muslims that Israel is not the safest place

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

I'm brazilian, and to be honest I hate living here, violence, corruption, poverty and a list of issues that we have here.

I'm Brazilian and like 95% of Brazilians we hate our government, Brazil is the world capital of corruption. Corruption there is everywhere, you have a lot of poverty, there are more than 40000 murders a year. You have to live always taking care about things to avoid to be stolen. You couldn't get out late in some places. You always have a fear about that.

Government charges a lot in everything from citizens and there are many profiteers who charge more expensive to extort money from you.

You have to spend almost a day (8 hours) waiting for public free medical treatment and about 2 hours in private medical institutions.

The politicians just do things thinking in reelection. Parlamentarians are always increasing their own pay.

In biggest cities you spent about 2 hours to go to work and the public transportation sucks.

If you live there every day you will get noticed about new violent crimes and new political scandal about corruption.

T.V. ...more

Corruption, one of the highest taxes in the world, very low salaries (average salary is US$300,00/month in "good" places), VERY HIGH criminality, masked Communism to buy votes from the poor people while everybody else and making politicians rich.

EXPLORATION OF TOURISTS - keep this in mind if you're coming to visit Brazil! A bottle of soda sold to a tourist is priced like US$10,00, while it's sold at U$1,00 to the local public! Also, you'll be targeted by robbers everywhere you go, and might not be safe even inside the hotel. If you see a crime and call the cops, all they do (after a very delayed arrive) is register what you have to say then get back to the Police District. Useless. Our policeman are prohibited to shoot criminals unless the criminals shot them first (! ). Again, useless.

Avoid Brazil. Do not come for the World Cup, for god sake! DO - NOT - COME!

Not really a bad place to live in. I don't recommend this being in this list.

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33 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, ...read more.

All that hate speakers are Greeks, they forget to say about forced migrations of Macedonian people and a lot of children that has been forced out of the country try 1900's, they survived a lot of horrors from greek people. My grandmother still remembers and have nightmares from that time- how greek soldier cut open a women in front of her- she was seven mounts pregnant and put the baby on the end of his bayonet,.. they force changed their names, they were forbidden to speak their language, they were bitten and put in jail for nothing.

"Macedonia" is the worst country to live.
They are poor and they are being brainwashed by the politician that they are the descendants of Alexander the Great.
All the historians in the world say that they are not.
It is a country full of lies and that is why I believe you mustn't live there.
Oh, and why is Greece higher than "Macedonia",god.

WORST PLACE IN THE WORLD

I feel sorry for its brainwashed citizens.

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34 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 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.

The government is a problem, and so is the climate in the southern area with cassowaries and kangaroos flooding the area. - Charmedyeti

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.

Australia

THE GOODS.

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

I live in australia. It's a decent place

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35 Chad Chad

They act like it is 100 because there. 70% of jobs people have there is being a slave.

Chad is in shambles. So much crisis and displacement which explains why you see so many people from Chad in western African countries. They're trying to flee from corruption. - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

Japan at top ten? Japan is an awesome place to live except for eathquakes... But the life in Chad is so much harder... - sam117

Almost died laughin when I saw chad as number 34...seriously. How do you guys choose these numbers? Randomly pull them? I know my own country. Chad should be at least number two if not number one.

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36 Mexico Mexico Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a federal republic located in North America. The country is located between the U.S. and Central America, and is known for its Pacific and Gulf of Mexico beaches and its diverse landscape of mountains, deserts, and jungles.

There are so many beautiful places in Mexico. Some people think its all guns, drugs and violence but no. Mexico is by far the place with the most tourists places ever; it got everything. Yeah the government really sucks but that wont stop people from being happy and enjoying life.

Okay, Mexico may have a bad reputation for having all the Cartels and the fact that deforestation is hitting Mexico hard, but at least it isn't as bad as most places. Look at North Korea, as an example. The laws are so strict, you'd think that living there is a guaranteed death sentence towards birth. Mexico has people who are different than you think. They have the same things like everyone else; a culture(s), a way of life, and a different way of speaking. Mexicans are people who have seen things like people in the U.S, or U.K. They aren't always sad and depressed, they're always happy and willing to help because they don't care if the government is crap. They care that they get to help because they know it's the right thing to do, even if nothing is given back to them.

Unless if it's beer, yeah they will hurt you for that.

Mexico should not be on the list. Yes, there are some bad places (most of those bad places are close to the USA border), but there is also a lot of very nice places with amazing beaches, beautiful women, cool shops, and all that good stuff. I think the Mexican culture is very interesting, and so are the celebrations. Mexico is the country I would like the most to visit, it seems like a very cool place. I would love to party in a Mexican club!

I agree I go to mexico sometimes cause I live right near the border - potatogurl

I live here its not The WORST despite the corruption and a big unsecurity in the USA border but this is not the worst in my opinion putting mexico here makes your list cancer

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37 Cuba Cuba Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a sovereign state comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos.

Cuba is not the worst place to live, but is not a great place either. Let me explain, I was born here and sure, you can't compare the hell in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, Sudan, and Sierra Leone to Cuba. However, everybody has dreams, motivations, and wants to get out of the hole he's living in. Now, we do agree that the hole varies depending on your perspective on living standards. But there's a line, you need to have at least clothing, food, and a house or lodging, and a decent job that pays for that. Not possible here, the only reason Cuba does not collapse is because of our culture: people living in parent's house with grandparents, and so forth... It's normal and accepted. It is family, and what's left of it, what has sustained this; otherwise, we would have a much bigger crises than we have today, we would have famines. The other part is freedom, there's none here; you cannot speak out your mind; you see something wrong, you better don't speak about it, or denounce it. Speaking ...more

To live in Cuba is horrible. I'm so happy I left 15 years ago!
Cuba should be right at the top because of crime rate, corruption, violence, poverty, oppression and no civil rights or liberty.
The place is beautiful, a paradise if you go to visit, but hell for those who stay. Ask people who lived in Cuba and they will agree.

The Communist government is dominating the entire nation. It is terrible that Castro is giving to his Cuban subjects only a little bit of rice and beans to live on. - fuegoconhielopara777

My father was Cuban, and oh my goodness, just by his stories alone, Cuba was and still is a crappy place.

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38 Palestine Palestine

After the Holocaust during WW2 the Jews said "we must never forget" and "We must never let this happen again" Agree 100%. So why are they doing the exact same thing to another people? Its hypocritical. Israel reminds me of the kid who get bullied so much that they flip out and shoot the school up. I feel for them that they really have been shat upon for most of history but that's not an excuse to turn around and dish it out to others. The Jews have a choice: their history could teach them compassion or vengeance. Up to them to decide.

Jewish people ran away from persecution from the Nazis, and know Palestinian people ran from Israeli persecution. Did you ever think of that you hopeless Jews?

Just because of religion and independence, Israel and Palestine have been battling for years. There's no ceasefire. Schools have been destroyed, with innocent children being killed/injured. There's always sounds of explosions through the nights, and troops killing people. It is a sad sight to see. It is, however, human nature, and things like this have happened in the past and will continue for ages to come. - ethanmeinster

i am one

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39 Vatican City Vatican City Vatican City, officially Vatican City State or the State of Vatican City, is a walled enclave within the city of Rome.

I couldn't even imagine living here. Sometimes people say places are nice to visit but you wouldn't want to live there. This isn't even a nice place to visit. Me and my family went on a cruse along the Italian coast and stopped off in Rome because, well, it's Rome. We saw the colosseum and the old forum and everything. And than our tour guide took is to the Vatican City walls and just left us. Just than my grandfather fell on the crosswalk when we were right across from the gate and nobody came to help him! There were guards just standing right there and they did nothing. He was fine but he could have been seriously hurt. When we went inside I felt like I was in elementary school again. We were standing in a line with hundreds of tourists all crowded together. When we went through security we saw there guards dressed up like Shakespearean actors that all of our water and almost everything "secular" temporarily away from us. So we were without water and stuck in the Vatican ...more

How to live in a Country where there is no women?

- Alizia

I think (but this is just my opinion) that Vatican is the worst country ever. For me, there's nothing to do in there, I'm an atheist. I don't have anything against Christians (or any other religions) but I think it's a very bad idea to have a country focused only on a religion. How is the economy going to be good, if there's only religion? And Vatican is so small, if you want to go out and have fun, you will have to go in another country, that must be a huge problem for the people that live there. And I personaly can't understand why would anyone want to live there. But, again, I don't have anything against religion or people living in Vatican, this is just my personal opinion.

Smallest Country Ever Its Ok though - AnnaRoblox

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40 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.

I am a Libyan citizen but quite frankly it's a very hostile environment for anyone who isn't Libyan and also some what hostile to their own kind. Ever since the beginning of the war things went south. Now there is occasional power outages, water outages and almost daily murders but the worst thing of it is their is no longer a proper police or military and the country is practically full of these Militia who have no experience with fire arms other than that they obtained from the rebellion. However despite all that Libya has potential and can be made a great place in some decades or so.

Country is full of Islamist - selfish, double faced inhuman ignorant, unprofessional, uneducated, immigrants with no sense of national duty superstitious uncommitted unhelpful thieves and exploiters.

NO NATIONAL DUTY, NO IDENTITY, NO SENSE OF RIGHT, AND FULL OF SHOW OFF HYPOCRITES.

This country needs to be dismantled, and all the immigrants since 1960 should be EXPELLED back to whatever poverty stricken hole they came from.

This is the only way to fix this country to what it used to be, or supposed to be.

Now its infested with degenerate criminals who kidnap and steal, who cut electricity, rapists, exploiters and destroyers of anything good.

Much better with Gaddafi in power=Free education and much more.

Your country has the worst flag

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41 Qatar Qatar Qatar, officially the State of Qatar, is a sovereign country located in Southwest Asia, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula.

Worst country. It should be number 1 in terms of human rights vioation. The day this country is done with oil, it will be poorest country with mindless people.

It's a beautiful country and all countries have something bad about them

I wish I live there so I can earn as much money, hence why there are many people seeking employment because of the average income is high either because of natural gas and oil resources.

Best country ever, good prices, good people and salary!

The city is safe and fair they just have lots of oil and money and people are jelous because of that In Qatar it's one of the most safest country's and I don't no why Qatar is fourty on this list I mean the hole Islamic itself is dangerous but in Qatar it's safe for anyone even women like if you believe me

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42 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Uzbekistan is a landlocked country. It is one of two doubly landlocked countries in the world, a country completely surrounded by landlocked countries in Central Asia. ...read more.

The worst country in the world to live in I would put it in the second place after Afganistan. Very poor economy, forced labour, rough roads, crazy drivers, the lowest net income, polluted dusty air, and stupid dictators

One of the worst countries to live in. One of only two countries where citizens need government's permission to exit the country (even for holidays). The other country with this requirement is North Korea.
Poverty, slave labour, corruption, poor healthcare, poor education makes this at the bottom 5 for me. It is shame because people are very nice, kind and hospitable, but authorities are repressive.

Damn what is this Middle East hate? not evryone is a terrorist.

The best country to live in because it has the sweetest
treats also because they are respectful, responsible, kind and helpful people.

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43 Somaliland

I am a somalilander I would say somaliland is a very nice peaceful country but you get paid so little even if you have the nicest job but it has no corruption and some of the people are friendly and some are very very very very mean and jealous and the worst thing about somaliland is that they stare at people

Never herd of this country.I'm going to look it up right now!

Somaliland isn't a country, but I hope it becomes one soon. - Heyo_Simba

Wouldn’t say it’s so bad. It’s a lot better than their savage southern counterparts. *somalia* - Grouchycard

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44 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.

Eritrea is a useless country with illiterate race hustlers, rapists, murderers, pedophiles, thieves, who leech on overseas welfare and produce multiple thuggish children, who will grow up vicious like them. As immigrants, Eritreans turn good countries into 3rd world war zones like their own country. They've ruined Europe. Don't give aid to Eritrea. Nuke Eritrea and its people for a better world.

Life is very expensive over Eritrea, it is unbearable, the politics, the poverty, the famine and hunger... that place is live hell...

Eritrea is just like Somalia but now both are building up

Even the name sounds like something could go wrong.

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45 Niger Niger Niger, officially the Republic of Niger, is a landlocked country in Western Africa, named after the Niger River.

It is so Dangerous Believe me

Sometimes I don't know which one is worse Niger or Nigeria - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

Niger is another African Country with self-hating, closet racists, that emigrate and upset (by being race/religious baiters) civilised countries around the world. The West African Countries deserve to be taken and their people wiped out by BOKO HARAM.

They need help

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46 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 ...read more.

South Africa is a beautiful country to live in. Much freedom here. Black government is seriously corrupt. President support white genocide. More than 90 000 white people murdered from 1994 - 2014. More than 700 million rand embezzled/missing as per Auditor General report. President stole more than ZAR220million to upgrade his homestead, he also has more than 700 corruption charges against him. Seriously if we can get a leader who promotes no racism, and transparent governance this will be the best country in the world

Come on guys, they have the highest HIV/AIDS Rate in the WORLD 1/8 PEOPLE IN THE COUNTRY DIE FROM IT EVERY DAY!
And then there's the government full of corruption. Sure, it's the richest country in Africa but this country sucks!

This country is a poverty capital, the police are corrupt and its too damn hot.

Most beautiful and cost effective country in the world. Affordable real estate, amazing nature, a lot to do. Of all the countries I've been to, SA is the best!

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47 Slovakia Slovakia

Slovakia ain't that bad, I'd like to visit this country.

Gets a bad rep from other countries that criticize it for the treatment of the gypsy's without knowing what it actually is like living with them.

With aggressive and racist residents who will not admit mistakes and no culture-why would you go there?

I am slovak and yes, racism but only againist these ugly black gypsies

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48 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates The United Arab Emirates, sometimes simply called the Emirates or the UAE, is a country located at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing sea borders with Qatar and Iran.

Its very good with family or friends/group, lots of events, but for working life is horrible, maybe good money but costs of living also expensive, the foreign companies also prefer cheaper labors

Why is it on the list? Dubai is a very cool place, and my cousins live in the United Arab Emirates

How is the UAE the 29th worst country in the world? The GDP per capita of 2015 is 67,000 one of the top ten national average wages in the world. I have never actually visited the country so I don't know what life inside is like but everyone who is writing comments seems biased to me.

I am from the uae I disagree uaehas a very low crime rate it shouldn’t be on the list

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49 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, ...read more.

How is Turkey a BAD PLACE TO LIVE IN?!?!? Maybe you guys live in a bad place in Turkey

Turkey has strong army, in top 10 list.

Turkey has beautiful culture, cities and people, their people are too nice.

Turkey has pretty nice economy.

Free healthcare, free education.

No racism, many people from different cultures are well welcomed here.

How you can say Turkey is a good country? I have been in USA before and I can even say Turkey is better than USA. Just because of culture.

Turkey is good

I hate gays

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50 Turkmenistan Turkmenistan Turkmenistan is a country in Central Asia, bordered by Kazakhstan to the northwest, Uzbekistan to the north and east, Afghanistan to the southeast, Iran to the south and southwest, and the Caspian Sea to the west.

Terrible human rights, heat, dense population. Need I say more? - 1337

Ya know just cause a place has desert doesn't mean its horrible to live in. also, why is being near the Middle East bad? UAE ain't a damn distopia if I've seen one

That place is awful near the Middle East and full of desert

The Turkmen currency is worth nothing! Plus Turkmenistan is just an empty desert.The only city is the Capitol, Ashgabat, and Ashgabat is a very poor and filthy place!

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