The 10 Most Stressed Out Countries In The World

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The 10 Most Stressed Out Countries In The World

1. Nigeria 5.0 

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Nigerian people are living a very stressful life and it is rated as number one on the list of the world's most stressed out countries. This country is rich in natural resources that include natural gas, tin, zinc, and petroleum. The Nigerian people are affected with HIV or AIDS and people here have to face religious conflict along with large levels of deforestation, water pollution, and fast-paced urbanization.

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2. South Africa 5.0 

South Africa is known for the crime rate, although the crime level comes down a bit in the recent years. This country secured second place being the most stressed out country in the world because of major conflict between the white and black population. The stress level increased in 2009 when this country faced mass unemployment and considerable poverty.

3. El Salvador

El Salvador

El Salvador is at number three in the list and it is the Central American country. The country is facing problems including a high level of violence, poverty, immigration, and ineffective human rights. Many El Salvador natives immigrate to North America to safeguard their family from stress, difficulty, and the threat in their home country.

4. Mongolia


Mongolia is one of the most stressful countries in the world and it secured the number 4 position. The main problem in this country is Poverty and overpopulation, and this country is also facing huge difficulty from air pollution. The country is also facing mental illness and there is increased number of suicide cases registered in this country.

5. Guatemala 5.0 

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Guatemala is a North American country that secured the fifth position on the list of being most stressed countries. There is a western chain working in this country like McDonalds, but very few people can avail such facility. In this country, rich people are getting richer and the poor have to live a difficult life.

6. Colombia


The sixth position is secured by the Republic of Colombia. According to a report, 46% of people living in Colombia are poor and Afro-Latino, and indigenous populations are worst affected. Most of the people are living in rural areas.

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7. Pakistan 5.0 

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Pakistan is one of the most stressful countries and there are many reasons that contribute to increased level of stress. This country is facing problems like poverty, political instability and the main reason of stress is an issue of terrorism. The low growth in the economy is putting intense pressure for the entire population.

8. Jamaica 5.0 

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Caribbean nation, Jamaica is facing a lot of problems due to a high rate of crime. Drug trafficking is a major problem that leads to gang wars and people in Jamaica leading a problematic life. The residents are living in extreme violence condition where the arguments or robberies get fatal that involves knives or guns.

9. Macedonia

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The Republic of Macedonia is a South-East European country and secured ninth position. The citizens are living a stressful life due to lack of the fundamental rights. This country is facing a huge problem on human rights because people have to face discrimination on grounds of race and ethnicity.

10. Bolivia 5.0 

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Bolivia, the South American nation is on number 10 for being the most stressful country. Bolivia is the poorest nation as far as other countries of the South America are concerned. The poverty and low income lead people to live a stressful life.

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