The Top Ten: Least Livable Countries

The Top Ten December 10 - 17

Least Livable Countries

The Human Development Index (HDI), published annually by the UN, ranks nations according to their citizens' quality of life rather than strictly by a nation's traditional economic figures. The criteria for calculating rankings include life expectancy, adult literacy, school enrollment, educational attainment, and adjusted real income.

Rank Country
1. Niger
2. Sierra Leone
3. Mali
4. Burkina Faso
5. Guinea-Bissau
6. Central African Republic
7. Chad
8. Ethiopia
9. Burundi
10. Mozambique

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