Generally, within first world countries, the life expectancy of human beings tends to increase as the years go on. This is all thanks to increasingly more advanced technology and medical achievements. Unfortunately, in some countries, the life expectancy of the average person is actually dropping drastically. Some people, on average, won’t even live to the age of 50 while living within their home country. These lives are short because of poor diets, public health issues, lack of medical care, conflicts, and crime. There are many reasons why someone may die early. Here are ten countries with the lowest life expectancy.
Chad has long been suffering from political violence and government coups. The country is one of the poorest and most corrupt in the entire world. Right now, most people won’t live to the age of 50.
Democratic Republic of Congo (47.42)
The Democratic Republic of Congo is the second largest country in all of Africa. They are very rich in natural resources, but the serious lack of infrastructure and political instability have led to many dying before the age of 48.