Special Report

Most Miserable Countries in the World

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30. Uganda
> Happiness score: 4.603
> GDP per capita, 2020: $2,294 – #13 lowest of 139 countries
> Life expectancy at birth, 2019: 63.4 years – #16 lowest of 141 countries
> Democracy index: 4.48 – #52 lowest of 143 countries
> Corruption index, 2021: 27 – #25 worst of 143 countries

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29. Nigeria
> Happiness score: 4.552
> GDP per capita, 2020: $5,186 – #33 lowest of 139 countries
> Life expectancy at birth, 2019: 54.7 years – #3 lowest of 141 countries
> Democracy index: 4.11 – #46 lowest of 143 countries
> Corruption index, 2021: 24 – #15 worst of 143 countries

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28. Kenya
> Happiness score: 4.543
> GDP per capita, 2020: $4,578 – #28 lowest of 139 countries
> Life expectancy at birth, 2019: 66.7 years – #30 lowest of 141 countries
> Democracy index: 5.05 – #58 lowest of 143 countries
> Corruption index, 2021: 30 – #39 worst of 143 countries

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27. Tunisia
> Happiness score: 4.516
> GDP per capita, 2020: $10,823 – #52 lowest of 139 countries
> Life expectancy at birth, 2019: 76.7 years – #54 highest of 141 countries
> Democracy index: 5.99 – #69 highest of 143 countries
> Corruption index, 2021: 44 – #55 best of 143 countries

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26. Pakistan
> Happiness score: 4.516
> GDP per capita, 2020: $4,813 – #29 lowest of 139 countries
> Life expectancy at birth, 2019: 67.3 years – #33 lowest of 141 countries
> Democracy index: 4.31 – #48 lowest of 143 countries
> Corruption index, 2021: 28 – #29 worst of 143 countries

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