Top Ten Worst Places to Live

The Top Ten Worst Places to Live

1 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. more.

Easily the worst place to live in my opinion. Kim Jong-un is an arrogant and egotistical leader and the people living there are subject to some of the worst conditions possible. - InfinateSuperstorm

Why is Texas higher than North Korea? In North Korea the people are starving, living under a dictator, and lots of North Koreans are in the worst prison camps in the world! Texas is a good place it is in America. Nothing is bad about Texas.

I feel bad for those people Kim Jong-un should die

Economy is bad, hatred for americans and south korea, starvation, executions and torturing, and lots more all because kim jung un wants to stay in full rather die than live there

2 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. more.

These people are just jealous because they do not know interpolation


Whoever put India on this list doesn't know the likes of Pakistan, Iraq, Bangladesh... India may not the best place to live but it certainly is not a worst place. It's the fastest developing country and economy.

All of the wrong things you guys say about India is pre-2000 bro. The sati, the untouchable, that's all very old and has been abolished. Get your facts clear, and don't defame places without proper facts, please. - megadbz123

3 Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second highest peak (K-2) and ninth highest peak (Nanga Parbat) are more.

Pakistan should not exist on this list. It is an AMAZING place to live. - yeshal

But there's a war going on there - TheHabsFan

The war has ended years ago, and it was one city not the whole country, duh. - Votebotingsucks

Why India is so higher than Pakistan who create this list. This list is completely nonsense. Pakistan has lots of terrorism no freedom for women and including men. Without any particular reason Pakistan's terrorist attacked and killed inocent people.

Pakistan is the worst country ever. There government is corrupt its people are uneducated and they always see dreams of taking over India. They poor and needy families and children are not safe from terrorissam

4 Iraq

Your kidding me, you idiots would actually rather live in the war filled nations of Iraq or Pakistan which are filled with extreme terroristic groups, are extremely unstable, and have an average life expectancy of about 40. Anyone who would pick that is an idiot. The USA is the best country to live in by far. I was born in the UK and have lived in 8 different countries in my life. The USA is definitely the best. If you think differently then you probably haven't even been to the US.

This is why I like America. We don't have any war zones out here except for small street wars. Iraq has war zones 24/7 in ISIS areas - Mcgillacuddy

I am from america. Also known as the USA.

How is this below the US? - KingoNarwals

5 USA The United States of America, or the U.S.A. for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence from the more.

Why is this higher than Syria and Venezuela? Are you insane people?

Shootings every day, white supremacy, corruption and death penalties. I enjoy travelling there as a Canadian, but I'd rather live here.

The USA is the only country where the school system exists for the purposes of target practice.

It is extremely rude to say something bad about any place! Imagine how sad some people would be if everybody hated your country? People in America may not have the hardest tests in school, but they are still smart! Smart enough to say good things about other countries! You should be ashamed of yourself of making this list! People can get seriously hurt because of this! Now stop insulting America and think about how well your country's going. Go ahead. Try. I dare you.

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

Iraq is higher THAN Syria? there are people fleeing from the country and dying while doing it..every day. Iraq it really is only danger where isis is.

For years there has been a war. How is it not on this list?

Someone explain to me why India and the USA is higher than this country?

I dun understand why migrants can't just to to the UAE or Saudi Arabia:/ - Freightliner66Productions

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

Lots of things going on there. - funnyuser

8 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. more.

It just really sucks. believe me

9 Somalia

I'm a somali and this should not be on the list at all, it's stable and it's being rebuilt

Tis should be at the top

Literal Anarchy. Terrorism. Ak-47s. Pirates. More Terrorism. No Economy whatsoever. No Utilities. Nothing. No.

Its terrible, government sl bad it might as well not exist

10 Beijing

It clearly says places not countries and that was Hiroshima and Nagasaki that got nuked

This is a nice country.

Hey idiots, it says worst places to live. Beijing is a place and very polluted. It make you feel sick even you are okey

He said places not countrys - TheCarNerd

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11 Antarctica

But, what about all the cute penguins!?!?!?

Personally it's no big deal its just cold

There is no crime or pollution

Got stabbed by a penguin when I was 10 and shot by big man polar bear when I was 15 I fully embraced the gang life we was the west side Eskimos read about us westsideee

There are no permanent residents, just people stationed there for mainly scientific reasons for one-to-two-year periods.

12 Tornado Alley

Personally, I am deathly afraid of tornadoes. If I had to live in a place like that, I would take my parents car keys and drive all the way to Cali.

I would kill to live in Oklahoma, I am a huge weather enthusiast. I live right outside Tornado Alley and get a lot of storms, but I have yet to see a tornado. - benhos

This is my eighth year living in Kansas, and I have never experienced a tornado. Not once

Tornado is interesting! I would love to go there some day, being a weather enthusiast too!

13 Libya
14 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.

Motherland of terrorism


Don't say bad about saudi arab
Saudi is best country in the world

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

Motherland isint a fun place to be if your into democracy or freedom - SkyRimLegend21

16 Canada Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world by area (size is 9.985 million km²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, more.

What who the hell posted this? This is the best place to live! - Awesomelionking

Got that right, I would live here {unless america] anytime. Not as much crime.

Uh I live here best place on earth

Canada shouldn't be on this list... It has some of the nicest cities and less crime alberta has no PST and living here is just great... And the people are nice. eh? - TheHabsFan

What the heck lol this is the best

17 Philippines The Philippines was established in March 16, 1521 and named in honor of a Spanish King whose name is King Philip of Spain II. It is located at Asia, specifically at Southeast Asia. The capital is Manila. 89% of the people there currently are native, while 11% of people there are foreigners.

So much crime! - swedishgirl

Swedish girl you racist bitch

I’m a Filipino and I’m offended by this. Philippines has kind and nice people. We all value respect and dignity to other people. We have beautiful places and historical views. Philippines doesn’t suck. So don’t post false witnesses here!

18 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.

A total crap hole. It is a decent place to live if you are a rat or mangy dog but if you are human it is disgusting.

I've actually taken a trip to Mexico with my cousins one time. It's definitely not a place you want to live in. - Mcgillacuddy

However this is below Texas angers me. - Minecraftcrazy530

19 South Korea South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula.

JUST TOO MUCH RACISM! I've lived here for the past 12 years and overall, it may seem like a nice little country but, its really isn't. People will look down at you if you are a foreigner and they don't seem to like people of darker skin as much. I don't have dark skin at all and people still seem to see something bad in me. I get it that they prefer pale skin but, I feel really bad for the others that have to deal with this. Besides racism, there are many other disadvantages that South Korea can has.

Racist land, and always think better than japan but actually...

Just way to racist - SkyRimLegend21


20 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, more.

If you’re a dog lover, nuke this place because they slowly torture dogs and many other animals just for fun

The pollution is so bad there its like smoking 6 packs of cigarettes a day. The pollution is so bad that people get cancer from it and it raises the pollution level on the west coast of the United States. - MinionHater

If you like dogs then move here - SkyRimLegend21


21 Ukraine

The leaders here are so corrupt. My cousin had to pay half of her monthly salary just to enter the hospital for her leukemia, and had to pay double price for medication that is supposed to be "free". You get shot here if you protest about the government. I hope my country becomes better one day, but now it is not the best.

Ukraine is a great country with friendly people and beautiful nature.

A kid in my class lived there must be terrible. - Awesomelionking

22 Israel/Palestine

Israel is the worst country. In the world for what they have done to Palestine. It has nothing to do with the Jewish people and is just genocide on Palestinians.

What a terrible place to live in.

Jews thinks the are the chosen people,thus racist against non Jews

I garuntee that you won't survive there.

23 Bangladesh

I am a student that went there there was a group of 5 year old girls begging for money :...(. People call a blanket their house there so they live in blankets!

24 Japan Japan is an island country in East Asia in the Pacific Ocean. It lies off the eastern coast of the Asia Mainland (east of China, Korea, Russia) and stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and near Taiwan in the southwest. more.

Japan is nice place to live

A little pricey but other then that it's great

I agree 100% it should be number 1 KILL ANIME - SkyRimLegend21

25 The Himalayas

The himalayas is horrid

26 Texas Texas is a state in the Southern USA. It is the second largest by area and population. Its largest city is Houston.

In ordor to live in texas you gotta be born from texas otherwise you will just get beaten up then fed by wolves - SkyRimLegend21

If you want to live in Texas, live in a city like Dallas, Austin, Houston or San Antonio. Those are all fantastic places to live and I would highly recommend it. Anywhere else is kind of iffy.

Texas is a pretty nice state, but the school system there is pretty controlling, a lot of the schools there feel more like prison camps

What's wrong with Texas? Texas is a pretty decent state. I live in Texas and it's a pretty nice place to live in my opinion. - Imreallyboredrightnow

27 Tokyo Tokyo, officially Tokyo Metropolis, one of the 47 prefectures of Japan, has served as the Japanese capital since 1869. As of 2018, the Greater Tokyo Area ranked as the most populous metropolitan area in the world.

Yes, Tokyo is an over-urbanized city, and yes it is expensive to live in. However it is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.


28 Detroit

VERY DANGEROUS! There's fights, crimes, robbers, gangs anything you could think of and guns as well

Hell no!

oBvIoUsLy - SkyRimLegend21

29 Cincinnati

As I am formerly from Cincinnati, and now live in Grapevine, TX; I can say this with much love: "Visit CincinNasty!, it's a Riot." -circa 1990. Great place to see America's first Professional Baseball Team. (After 150 years, ya think they'd be better). If you haven't been there in the last 5 years, they cleaned up Over the Rhine and put in a Casino, and built the Banks project; finally, after 20 years. I should point out that Cincinnati along with; New Jersey, Detroit, Texas (The entire state and former Republic of Texas), Dallas Texas(Dallas is an Uber Liberal City whose two major accomplishments in the last 10 years have been to ban plastic bags, and spend $450K(of taxpayer money) to move a confederate solider statue; is in the State of Texas which is in the United States of America, which was formerly the Republic of Texas), Illinois, New York and Tornado Alley are all located in the United States of America, just to name a few. And, by the way; Detroit is located in Michigan (that ...more

Lots of gangsters, bad people, a very bad influence for your kids. - funnyuser

Worst city ever. Don't believe me? This is home to the zoo where our boi Harambe got killed man. Stay away from this place.

Anothers state is on this list?

30 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.
31 Istanbul Istanbul, formerly known as Byzantium and Constantinople, is the most populous city in Turkey and the country's economic, cultural and historic center.

The whole turkey is the worst country in the world

That place doesn't exist anymore

32 Trinidad and Tobago
33 New Jersey New Jersey is a state in the northeastern and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. It is bordered on the north and east by New York, on the southeast and south by the Atlantic Ocean, on the west by Pennsylvania, and on the southwest by Delaware.

New Jersey is corruption and terror. If you say good or best they will attack and ruin you. If you say against corruption they will investigate and turn against you. If you say against terror they will turn against you to inflame and cause trouble and terror, racketeering. If say good they will turn every word you say against you. If you say someone needs help they will turn everyone against you and your children, with so many worst racist volunteers against anyone, to make sure you'll need help from the worst legal and medical terror in history like Edwin Ellenbogen from NJ among other evil places. That's the State of New Jersey'twisted and evil'.

Someone is needed to help all the good people in New Jersey, those who are trying are under the worst forms of attack and see the most suffering of anyone anywhere.

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." -- Edmund Burke.

"It is the common fate of the indolent to ...more

New Jersey Sucks. Governments and police are little more than corruption and terrorists. Hurt people and children and go after any who don't keep quiet.

New jeresy is a state idiots.

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

Is one of the most beautiful and peaceful country in the world.
Best healthcare and social care.

117 different nationalities are living there, the highest in Europe.

And more than 84 000 000 millions tourists in 2014, always 1 or 2 never happy on this number, does not mean anything.

35 Hong Kong

Seriously this person haven't even went to these nice and beautiful places to live.

I've lived there all my life and it's amazing. Only a little too offensive nowadays.

36 Brixton, London
37 North Sentinel Island
38 United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly shortened to United Kingdom, UK or Britain is a Sovereign State located of the Northwestern coast of Europe. It is a Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy currently lead by Monarch Queen Elizabeth II and its current prime minister is more.
39 London London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom. Standing on the River Thames in the south eastern part of the island of Great Britain, London has been a major settlement for two millennia.

This place is extremely depressing

40 Czech Republic Czechia, officially the Czech Republic, is a nation state in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast.
41 New York

The hell is this place?

Three states on this list so far.

42 Moldova Moldova, officially the Republic of Moldova, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Romania to the west and Ukraine to the north, east, and south.
43 Albania Albania is a southeastern European country that is slightly larger than Maryland and near Montenegro, Kosovo, Republic of Macedonia, and Greece. The capital is a city called Tirana. Some other major cities in Albania are Durrës, Elbasan, Vlorë, and Shkodër. Albania gained its independence in 1912. more.

Poor, people are very rude.

I was there once. Excepted the fact that I had to give 20 euro to the officer at the border with kosovo ( welcome corruption) the journey was great. Poor country but very proud people and always welcome. The greeks living in the south are not as sympathic as in other parts of Albania but the coast is amazing.

44 San Diego

I live in San Diego. I think it's one of the best cities, also easy access to Tijuana.

It is an american city

A lot of haunted houses there

A total hellhole, whatever you do, DO NOT move here!

45 Cleveland, OH
46 Dubai

Very expensive rents very high no body cares for expats
For locals electricity 7 fils / unit they have not less than 8 ac's working 24 hours expats labour class one ac 10 people while the price they pay 30 fils / unit isn't it amaazing

47 Mogadishu

Stealing is bad. Killing is bad. No government is bad. EVEERTYTHUNGG is bad

I agree, they need a new government there!
But on the bright side you can steal basically anything there! - Freightliner66Productions

48 Kingston
49 Paris Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of 105 square kilometres and an official estimated population of 2,140,526 residents as of 1 January 2019. Since the 17th century, Paris has been one of Europe's major centres of finance, diplomacy, commerce, fashion, science, and the more.

I do not understand. You put Paris lower than Pakistan. Just to tell you Paris has the highest murder rate. And Pakistan is beautiful

In the catacombs of Paris there is 6 billion dead bodies

No lier Paris is a good place

50 Sahara

To cols and too much water.

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