Revealed: the worst (and best) places to live in the world

The best and worst countries in the world to live have been ranked in a helpful interactive infographic that covers pollution, water supply, GDP and life expectancy. While averaged for countries rather than cities they illustrate clearly the links between GDP, environmental pollution and life expectancy including death from violent crime. The sources include data from the United Nations, CIA World Factbook and the World Bank. It's no surprise that African countries are amongst those that are the poorest and rank the worst in terms of GDP, life expectancy and water sources, but in some cases there are benefits to being undeveloped - many of them suffer from very little pollution. The most polluted place in the world? Qatar, which also has the highest GDP. There has to be a lesson about sustainability there. It's followed by Trinidad and Tobago and Kuwait, confirming in two ...

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