Top Five and Bottom Five Countries in U.N. Ratings
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#183 Burkina Faso
On the other end of the scale, Burkina Faso dropped into the bottom five this year with a Human Development Index of 0.343. Last year, Burundi was in that lowest group but rose five slots this year with an HDI of 0.355.
Here, people in the capital city of Ouagadougou line up to vote in Burkina Faso's legislative and municipal elections on Dec. 2, 2012.