10 Most Dangerous Places to live in 2014

The 10 countries which are the most dangerous places to live in. These countries which scored lowest for personal safety in 2014, based on the SPI’s 100-point personal safety index (where the safest countries score nearer 100).

10. Sudan: 37.25


Sudan officially the Republic of the Sudan is an Arab Republic. Nearly, one-fifth of Sudan’s population lives below the international poverty line which is less than US $1.25 per day. Slavery and ethnic strife have been chronic problem of Sudan and it’s been a pillar for most of Sudan’s history. Sudan is one of the most corrupt nations in the world which also suffers the r poor human rights. It is 5th hungriest nation in the world. Since 1983, nearly 2 million Sudanese have died to civil war and famine. In year 2006, Human Rights watch found that Sudanese government is incapable of protecting its own citizen and rape, robbery, killing have hit the country.

9. Mexico: 34.61


Mexico is the largest silver producer in the world and has one of the world’s largest economies. Mexico is one of the most visited countries in the world. Despite of all Mexico’s crime rate is high. Country suffers most from high drug-traffic and narco related activities. Its drug war has left more than 60,000 dead and 20,000 missing. It has very high rate of homicide which is three times in the world average.

8.Honduras: 33.94


Honduras is a republic in Central America. Country suffers from the highest rate of intention am homicide in the world, which is 6,239 intentional homicides. In 2012, the Unites Nations Office on Drugs rated Honduras as the country with the highest per capita murder rate. According to last year official reports Honduras had 81 murders for every 100,000 people. 90% of cocaine sold in the United States originates in South America and is smuggled through Mexico. Drug trafficking is the major problem Mexico facing.

7. Dominican Republic: 32.90

Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic is a country on an Island of Hispaniola. Though the Dominican Republic has the ninth largest economy in Latin America and most visited place in the Caribbean, but corruption, electric power service and unemployment is the major problem. It has become a transhipment point for Colombian drugs destined to Europe, United States and Canada.

6. Chad: 31.97


Chad is a landlocked country in Central Africa. Chad is one of the poorest and the most corrupt countries in the world. With the 80% of the population is living below the poverty line Even it is listed as a failed State by the Fund for Peace.

5. South Africa: 30.90

South Africa

South Africa is located at the southern trip of Africa. South Africa’s economy is the largest and most developed in Africa and 28th largest in the world. It is globally known that South Africa most suffers from the poverty and hunger. The quarter of the population is unemployed and living on less than US $1.25 a day which is very low. According to estimated report 500,000 women are raped annually by one in every four men the highest rate of sexual violence of the world. It’s well known the crime rate including burglary and murdering is likely high in South Africa even its one of the tourist’s destination. Nearly 50 murders are committed each day in South Africa which has become one of the major problems of the country.

4. Central African Republic: 29.41


Central African Republic is a landlocked country in Central Africa. It is one of the poorest countries in the world and also among the ten poorest countries in Africa. The human right is very poor in the Central African Republic which includes extrajudicial executions by security forces, torture, beating and rape of suspects and prisoners, harsh and life threatening conditions in prisons and in detention centres, restrictions on freedom of movement, description against women. Bandits, armed rebel groups and poachers have destroyed tourism in the echo of CAR’s civil war, and civilian safety remains entirely unenforced in many parts of the country.

3. Venezuela: 27.55


Venezuela is a nation on the northern coast of South America. Besides its extremely high biodiversity Venezuela is among the most violent paces on Earth, where in every 21 minutes a person is being murdered and the government of Venezuela doesn’t publish its crime statistics. The homicide rate in 2013 was nearly 79 per 100,000 which is one of the worlds highest. Due to nation’s struggle and poor economy the country is declared dangerous toward foreign travellers and investors too. Country like USA, Canada and UK has advised against all travel to Venezuela.

2. Nigeria: 23.57


Nigeria is a country which is locates in West Africa. It is seventh the most populous country in the world. Despite country is facing the human rights problems which includes extrajudicial killings and use of excessive force by security forces; abuses by security forces, human trafficking, harsh and life-threatening prison and detention centre corditions, domestic violence. Country hit worst by its slavery, around 700, 000 slaves in Nigeria.

1. Iraq: 21.52


Iraq is a nation in Western Asia. It is internationally known that the violence and unrest political instability made Iraq one of the dangerous countries to live in. Despite the Iraq War officially ending with US withdrawn in 2011, insurgency within its borders remains virtually unchanged. Due to political instability country is facing robbery, drug trafficking in Balkans, Mexico and Nigeria. According to the US Bureau of Diplomatic Security, 2013 was the worst year for civilian death since the height War in 2008.

Zeal Sharma

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