2018 Annual report has shown that Nordic countries are the happiest in the world. But what are the saddest ones?
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Finland is this year the happiest country in the world. The interesting fact, yet obvious, is that Nordic countries are always on top of the happiness list.
— Happiness Research (@Happi_Research) March 14, 2018
Finland is followed by Norway, Denmark, Iceland, and Switzerland. The World Happiness Report also ends with a few countries at the bottom.
One of the smallest countries of Africa. Rwandan government provided free education in state-run schools for nine years. In 2012, the school education was expanded to 12 years.
The quality of healthcare in Rwanda is very low, a lot of kids don’t survive till 6th birthday and die from malaria and other illnesses.
The country has been known for the sparks of civil wars. Since 2014, there has been an armed conflict between Houthis and government forces.
In March 2015, a coalition of Arab states led by Saudi Arabia and Al-Qaeda forces took part in the war on the side of Yemen government.
The literacy rate in Tanzania was 73% in 2011. The seven-year education is obligatory in Tanzania, however, many kids stop attending school after some period of time, and some children do not attend school at all.
According to data, only about 57% of children aged 5 to 14 years attended the school in 2000.
Mortality among children under 5 years – 76 per 1000 newborns.
The bloody civil war started in 2013 and continues to this very day. For instance, 300,000 people were killed during 2014 Bentiu massacre.
On 20 February 2017 South Sudan declared a famine in parts of former Unity State with 100,000 people affected.
Source: Crisis Group
Central African Republic
According to the Human Development Index (HDI), the country had the lowest level of human development. It’s also considered to be unhealthiest country (11% of the population aged between 15 and 49 is HIV positive.).
The country has also undergone several civil wars that left a significant influence on the level of life.
In 2015, the adult literacy rate this had increased to 85.6% (88.2% male and 83.1% female).
However, the country was reportedly accused of human rights violation: extrajudicial killings, torture, and sexual violence, also homosexuality is considered to be illegal.
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