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The 10 Most and Least Developed Countries

#187: DR Congo

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#1: Norway#2: Australia#3: Netherlands#4: United States#5: New Zealand#183: Chad#184: Mozambique#185: Burundi#186: Niger#187: DR Congo

#187: DR Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo came in last in the U.N. Development Program's list with a Human Development Index of 0.286. The country, though rich in copper, diamonds and metals used in computers and mobile phones, suffers from continued conflict and human rights abuses. View the UNDP's entire list.