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Top 10 richest countries of the world

by Roman on May 23, 2008

Here is a top 10 list of worlds richest countries according to CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia measured by GDP per capita. For those in the dark – GDP or Gross Domestic Product – is the value of all the goods that a country produces. GDP per capita stands for the value an average person produces.

10. Switzerland – $39,800 (GDP per capita)

This cheese making country is considered to be one of the most neutral countries in the world. During World War 2, people from other European countries deposited their money in the banks of Switzerland, knowing that their money would be safer there than in their home countries. Some well known Swiss companies include Nestle, Logitech, Rolex and Credit Suisse.

9. Equatorial Guinea – $44,100

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea is a country in Central Africa. Most people have never heard of it. This country flew into stardom after 1996 when large oil reserves were found in the nation of only 0,5 million people. While being one of the largest producers of oil in Africa, little has been made to improve the living conditions of the people. Corruption is widespread and ordinary people are mostly living in poverty. The gap between rich and poor is probably the largest in the world.

8. Ireland - $45,600

This member of European Union has been often admired as one of the most modern knowledge economies in the world. Ireland is the largest maker of computer software in the world. A study done by The Economist ranked the Celtic Tiger to have the best quality of life in the world.

7. United States – $46,000

What sets the US apart from most other countries in this list is its size. While most other countries in this list are among the smallest in the world the US has a population of over 300 million and a total land area of 3,79 million square miles (9.83 million sq km). The US is also home to the largest amount of billionaires in the world. It is speculated that as many billionaires live in the US as in the rest of the world.

6. Singapore – $48,900

This tiny country consists of 63 island and some mainland with a total area of only 270 square miles (704 sq km). With Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan it is considered one of the Four Asian Tigers. Singapore has the busiest port in the world and is the 4th largest foreign exchange trading center in the world. Singapore is widely believed to be the most business-friendly economy in the world.

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bill May 24, 2008 at 11:18 am

“Ireland is the biggest maker of computer software in the world”

Ruins the article.

Roman May 25, 2008 at 7:47 am

What do you mean?
Anyway, I changed it to largest, if that’s what you had in mind… :lol:

shahed April 29, 2010 at 3:32 pm

Thank you so much,have a great time

amrit anand October 2, 2010 at 3:19 pm

perhaps i will dishearten my indian counter parts but i believe that the bad remarks are a warning and we should accept it whole heartedly so that we rectify it and never allow them a stand like this again.
we know u have more money and slowly it may be but we will be at par with you.

Ishaan September 8, 2011 at 10:16 am

Dude’s stop fighting over Ghana. It is peaceful, but hey where is Libya? It has got the most oilnfields in the world!

imtiaj November 20, 2011 at 12:55 am

no u r wrong india is a loser

crazy balok November 20, 2011 at 12:58 am

ya i agree with u

Maulik Barot December 18, 2011 at 9:25 am

Fuck you. Eat your shit.

Kshitiz pathak January 25, 2012 at 12:38 pm

U r wrong how can be a loser

Sam March 31, 2012 at 3:07 am

@imtiaj ur a fuck,bustard,etc…………

Mehul October 25, 2011 at 9:01 am

i think u r not well.. india is a largest maker of computer software.

Nadeem November 3, 2011 at 1:27 pm

So what India is not a rich country

arun March 9, 2012 at 1:49 pm

india is the one of the richest country in the world

malik June 3, 2012 at 11:29 pm

India is nowhere near the richest, yes with a combined wealth it is considering the size and populous of the country, but having to distribute your wealth amongst 1.8billion people leaves India trailing in GNP per head, therefore, upto 80% of it’s population is in extreme poverty, if it was wealthy as say UK, than u would have the welfare system in place, UAE and middle east is way better than china and India combined, and if your claiming superiority in education, than I think that doesnt qualify either as European literacy level is 99.8%, india’s is 5-8%, which at 5% is higher than the UK population of 60million, therefore, people think Indians and Chinese are intelligent, yet they could be way worse than Pakistan is, if Pakistan gets its act together, because Pakistan populous is way smaller, which is why Luxembourg has very GNP per head, as its resources are way more than it’s populous

ajay June 17, 2012 at 10:04 am

so what it was before the british invasion in fifteenth century. it was so rich that many nations came to invade india so india is the most invaded country in the wealth.arabs,turks,mongols,portugueese,greeks,french,british,white huns,kushanas e.t.c came to invade india.british robbed everything before 1896 india was the only source of diamond world’s largest diamond is koh-i-noor which was in india but robbed by british to england. india will surely regain it’s past glory.

Hemant August 15, 2012 at 9:17 am

@malik…sure u are a paki…well, under british rule, indian literacy rate was 12% until 1947…and in 2010, it was 75%, according to many reports, its surely going to cross 95% by 2020….and u said 80% of population is under extreme poverty, guess some1 was f***ing u while commenting, its betwen 20%-30%….and let me say u that INDIA IS GOING THROUGH RAPID DEVELOPMENT IN INFRASTRUCTURE, EDUCATION AND TECHNOLOGY….
@arun….dont just boast, yea india isnt the richest but being exploited until 1947, it is great to be in this position so soon, u will see india crossing other countries very soon….

Prominent November 9, 2011 at 1:17 pm

I luv indian because of their superior product.

Maulik Barot December 18, 2011 at 9:17 am

Thank you bro. I really appreciate you. Where are you from ?

buddy April 6, 2012 at 5:32 pm

NO..NO..NO..

ajay May 27, 2012 at 12:41 am

not largest but second largest

Kasper November 4, 2011 at 6:41 pm

Still laughable. have you ever heared of India? they have entire cities where the only thing that is made is computers please check your facts.

plus if you say richest if means alot of things? e.g if you mean buying power per capita this is ALL wrong, if you mean buying power per country this is…well still all wrong so don’t know what you mean by “richest”

Maulik Barot December 18, 2011 at 9:22 am

India is not the Richest but yes India is one of the prosperous country,See at europe,US,UK if you guys have 2 $ in pocket stil you spend 3 $.So there are always ups and down in your economy. We are stable.Ans see as we are not developed we are still developing soo we are not able to pay very huge packages to our people soo they move all around the world.You may not believe but half of the people at NASA are Indians,70% people at Google and Microsoft and Oracle are indians.There’s much more to say …

akash May 28, 2012 at 4:22 am

yes u truly said it is laughable by viewing you general knowledge so poor improve it dear it will help u…………

abdullahi ismaila June 9, 2012 at 6:21 am

See me for yahool yan now

dine December 16, 2008 at 5:44 am

hi INDIA is best and largest software producing country in the world…we are proud to be a indians…….

kelvin January 17, 2009 at 8:15 am

what do u mean? what about nigeria?.nigeria is one of the oil and cocoa rich country in the world. uyou have to remember nigeria.we are proud to be a nigerian

richard June 14, 2009 at 6:52 pm

Ghana is the best nation cos we are peaceful and loving country

jade November 3, 2009 at 8:08 pm

yeah right. you might be all that but your country Ghana is as poor as a church mouse on a sunday.

James November 16, 2009 at 6:11 am

yes I agree with u that Ghana is the peaceful nation in the world

Ghaz April 13, 2010 at 11:55 am

I’ve been to Ghana and its wonderful but its not quite rich! and by the way where is England or Great Britian come on people England rulezzzz!!!

matthew July 7, 2010 at 4:20 pm

i love ghana…. it is wonderfull. there is nothing else to say. they dont need money, they dont care about money. they are based off love and eachother.

jade,
you are as dirty and as much of a greedy scum as a poor church mouse on a sunday.

edylady December 8, 2010 at 12:44 pm

support your answer and stop neing egocentric

this website stinks February 7, 2011 at 2:20 pm

uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu guys suck balls!!!

Nolan February 9, 2011 at 10:47 am

DONT MAKE ME SEND MY GOONS TO GHANA

amrit anand October 2, 2010 at 3:23 pm

whats in the name of a country , it is separated by virtual boundaries only.lets grow up.
I am a earthian and who are u???

edylady December 8, 2010 at 12:46 pm

Matthew,Indeed they dont care about money.Is that why I see many here in Europe cleaning toilets?

jimmy May 17, 2011 at 3:12 pm

im nigarian and i think that nigarian people are not weatlhy and very ignarrent so theres my point. =(

Yogesh khairnar December 23, 2011 at 12:49 am

I am agri with you jimmi

Emmanuel July 13, 2011 at 6:15 pm

I Know Nigerial has allot of pontential with undisputed resources. Yet the country is immensely poor with few people enjoy the wealth of the country. Nigeria was a pioneered for oil producer since 1962 before other country. Where the money goes? and how this will linger?

John September 27, 2011 at 4:43 pm

Nigeria will one day rise up 2 her feet nd posses her possesion.I luv Nigeria.

eric March 13, 2009 at 10:59 pm

yea but mind u mr proud indian ..india is one of the poor slums in the world aswel. mainly because more than half of india still dont have water to drink and they live like animals.

R.B, SAROJ May 2, 2009 at 6:59 am

India is the developing country its also riches country because always 4 person from India involve in the list of top 10 man riches in the world.

Is that you? February 21, 2010 at 5:56 am

Obviously your grammar hasn’t developed.

Sion April 12, 2010 at 11:22 am

I respect your feeling of patriotism, however, I think you should have been more careful while writing in a language,which is not your forte.

Sion April 12, 2010 at 11:28 am

@ Is that you? I wonder what racial pride you possess which drove you to conclude that our grammatical underdevelopment.

no_name1884 April 25, 2010 at 10:41 pm

Maybe English is that gentlemen’s second or third language. Altough the quality of his English is poor, he certainly knows at least one more language than you do!

america August 25, 2010 at 7:48 pm

it dosent matter the usa dominates the worlds billionare list we have almost half of the world billionares in are countrie, by the way india only has 23 billionares. ( i no i sounded selfish and ignorant and dont mean to offend just making a point and sorry if you are offended by it )

JohnMatt January 24, 2011 at 2:13 am

A country which contains people who consume cow urine and monkey semen while worshiping elephants is definitely never going to enter the modern world, let alone become a rich nation.

Bob February 8, 2011 at 1:23 pm

Well actually Qater has the most GPD per Capita. The average income is 144,000 USD per year. So it is not the riches country.

Russian February 11, 2011 at 7:17 am

This is the 20 richest country in world.Richest determine from GDP.Top 20 Richest is member of G-20(Group 20 Rich Country and Largest Economy,Industrial Nations,and Important Nations).In 2010,G-20 host is South Korea,and in 2013 will be held in Indonesia.This is the real:
1. USA $11,750,000,000,000
2. China $7,262,000,000,000
3. Japan $3,745,000,000,000
4. India $3,319,000,000,000
5. German $2,362,000,000,000
6. UK $1,782,000,000,000
7. France $1,737,000,000,000
8. Italy $1,609,000,000,000
9. Brazil $1,492,000,000,000
10. Russia $1,408,000,000,000
11. Canada $1,023,000,000,000
12. Mexico $1,006,000,000,000
13. Spain $937,600,000,000
14. S.Korea $925,100,000,000
15. Indonesia$827,400,000,000
16. Turkey $956,576
17. Australia $882,344
18. Iran $830,715
19. Republic of China (Taiwan) $810,487
20. Poland $717,537

Parshant April 20, 2011 at 8:08 pm

India should be the richest country in the world because it is the only country where millions of people dont have shelter and they enjoy sleeping on roads. Saroj is sick because he can see only 3-4 people in whole india and is unaware of millions.

abhishek July 7, 2011 at 12:14 am

indians are richest from heart.

stupid ass June 19, 2009 at 4:07 am

I don’t agree with you. Yes, India is one of a poor countries in the world. Rich Indians are very few compare to your huge population. There are many people still live under $2 a day; many live in the street next to trash and many of them die in the heat or cold. Don’t lie to yourself. Where are your 4 richest people? Are they hidding or just keeping all the money for themselves?

tom December 2, 2009 at 9:22 am

You need to go to school.

Lame idiot.

Sam January 3, 2010 at 11:35 pm

Hi,
In most of the countries tehre are rich as well as poor: there is no equality:and all donot have the mind to help the poor.so donot spell India as the poorer or poorer.

ash March 1, 2010 at 10:26 am

i wish i should have read your name first before making up my mind to answer your dumb question,
but anyways…..
yes people do live under $2 aday but they work hard to make that money rather then being burden on govt and beg money from them .
even lots of people here also died cz of summer n winter situation. if you google it you get the exact numbers.
living next to trash is not by choice but here lots of people after having drugs are sleeping whole night on trash.
so as your name says lots about you then i guess this info is too much for your heavy head

Prathmesh July 17, 2010 at 11:26 pm

Google it
there are 4 indians in the top 10 richest ppl in the world

Ace hood August 24, 2010 at 11:37 pm

8==D

Take a look at me now im from the gutta but i made it i made it to the top of the world nuthin holdin me down i told them haters i would make i made it to the top of the world

Vishal December 11, 2010 at 5:49 am

U r right dude,I know man all corporates are have so much of money but they r hiding thier money for themselves & making thier country poorer.

Nadeem December 20, 2010 at 2:49 am

I totally agree with your baton, and the responsible Indian leaders

sandi February 14, 2011 at 3:36 pm

Your name perfectly match your thought and ideas.
Have you ever been to India ever or just read the newspaper and watch the televisions and made your mind?

Remember India got the freedom in 1947 and in 1947 we were left in utmost poverty. We were almost destroyed. Who created the poor people in India? Read go to school and then comment.
India was once the richest country in the universe but we were looted everyday for 300 everyday
In just 64 years we became one of the super powers due to our brain and strong managements.
There are countries in the world became rich and walthy with Indian treasures, valuables etc. Infact they have looted us and became rich nation.
You should immediately go to scholl and make your basics strong.
Stupid Ass

prem April 18, 2011 at 3:26 am

A Pakie unable to digest prosperity of India. Anyway….how many bomb blast today by the people of peaceful religion in Pakistan.

sharan April 18, 2011 at 4:02 pm

fuck ass bitch

Aruna May 11, 2011 at 11:10 pm

Hey stupid ass in America one loaf of bread is $10.But in India one loaf of bread is just $1 know it first.The black money holders in swiss bank are mostly Indians compare to America,France,China and Japan.

pranavmukesh June 7, 2011 at 9:00 pm

stfu

eee July 28, 2011 at 7:52 am

we are proud to be an indian; we are the best in the world; bharath matha ki jay

manu October 20, 2011 at 4:06 am

I would like to agee with you,becouse majority of Indians living very far from pure water, adequate food&shelter,education,roads and jusitce.We cant hide these facts.We are rich in the sector of currupted politicians.

Thiruppathy ramu November 15, 2011 at 5:04 am

India is the country which thought the whole world about courage and braveness and by right India should be the richest country. The rich are not keeping the money to them self. Do you know that Indians are the 4th most generous people in the world. I am not an Indian citizen but a Malaysian citizen and yet I AM PROUD TO BE AN INDIAN AND PROUD OF INDIAN AND INDIA AND I AM WILLING TO DIE FOR INDIA. no one gave any idiots to question about India and WE ARE THE BEST, INDIANS

Martine December 18, 2011 at 8:25 pm

@ Thiruppathy ramu
What are you saying? We all know Indians are a very deceptive race of people. These people will rip you off at every opportunity, have no integrity whatsoever and will lie and deceive as a matter of course.
All “Paki/Indian” shops are run by thieves. Try it yourself. Buy something and check your change.
Maybe you don’t consider this dishonesty but a way of life?

Bett June 26, 2009 at 9:01 am

If there is a place where there are poor piple is India,in other countries mad piple and street boys and girls are living outdoors like wild animals but in India, majority of normal piple are sleeping in streets no place to call home.wat u can see only is maybe good infrastructure,otherwise everything sucks there.

Proud to b Indian September 10, 2009 at 2:29 pm

Mr. Bett for your kind information we are hardworking Indian that’s why you can find our brother in every part of the world. As concerned about our country our country is not poor country we are devolving country and we proud to be Indian. Yes we’ve some area where our country is lacking but it doesn’t mean that anybody can abuse us. That’s our problems and we gonna solve them. And mr. so I am giving some facts about India just goes thru them and then save your own but… by reading them…

India never invaded any country in her last 100000 years of history.
When many cultures were only nomadic forest dwellers over 5000 years ago, Indians established Harappan culture in Sindhu Valley (Indus Valley Civilization)
The name ‘India’ is derived from the River Indus, the valleys around which were the home of the early settlers. The Aryan worshippers referred to the river Indus as the Sindhu.
The Persian invaders converted it into Hindu. The name ‘Hindustan’ combines Sindhu and Hindu and thus refers to the land of the Hindus.
Chess was invented in India.
Algebra, Trigonometry and Calculus are studies, which originated in India.
The ‘Place Value System’ and the ‘Decimal System’ were developed in India in 100 B.C.
The World’s First Granite Temple is the Brihadeswara Temple at Tanjavur, Tamil Nadu. The shikhara of the temple is made from a single 80-tonne piece of granite. This magnificent temple was built in just five years, (between 1004 AD and 1009 AD) during the reign of Rajaraja Chola.
India is the largest democracy in the world, the 6th largest Country in the world, and one of the most ancient civilizations.
The game of Snakes & Ladders was created by the 13th century poet saint Gyandev. It was originally called ‘Mokshapat’. The ladders in the game represented virtues and the snakes indicated vices. The game was played with cowrie shells and dices. In time, the game underwent several modifications, but its meaning remained the same, i.e. good deeds take people to heaven and evil to a cycle of re-births.
The world’s highest cricket ground is in Chail, Himachal Pradesh. Built in 1893 after leveling a hilltop, this cricket pitch is 2444 meters above sea level.
India has the largest number of Post Offices in the world.
The largest employer in the world is the Indian Railways, employing over a million people.
The world’s first university was established in Takshila in 700 BC. More than 10,500 students from all over the world studied more than 60 subjects. The University of Nalanda built in the 4th century was one of the greatest achievements of ancient India in the field of education.
Ayurveda is the earliest school of medicine known to mankind. The Father of Medicine, Charaka, consolidated Ayurveda 2500 years ago.
India was one of the richest countries till the time of British rule in the early 17th Century. Christopher Columbus, attracted by India’s wealth, had come looking for a sea route to India when he discovered America by mistake.
The Art of Navigation & Navigating was born in the river Sindh over 6000 years ago. The very word Navigation is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘NAVGATIH’. The word navy is also derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Nou’.
Bhaskaracharya rightly calculated the time taken by the earth to orbit the Sun hundreds of years before the astronomer Smart. According to his calculation, the time taken by the Earth to orbit the Sun was 365.258756484 days.
The value of “pi” was first calculated by the Indian Mathematician Budhayana, and he explained the concept of what is known as the Pythagorean Theorem. He discovered this in the 6th century, long before the European mathematicians.
Algebra, Trigonometry and Calculus also originated in India.Quadratic Equations were used by Sridharacharya in the 11th century. The largest numbers the Greeks and the Romans used were 106 whereas Hindus used numbers as big as 10*53 (i.e. 10 to the power of 53) with specific names as early as 5000 B.C.during the Vedic period.Even today, the largest used number is Terra: 10*12(10 to the power of 12).
Until 1896, India was the only source of diamonds in the world
(Source: Gemological Institute of America).
The Baily Bridge is the highest bridge in the world. It is located in the Ladakh valley between the Dras and Suru rivers in the Himalayan mountains. It was built by the Indian Army in August 1982.
Sushruta is regarded as the Father of Surgery. Over2600 years ago Sushrata & his team conducted complicated surgeries like cataract, artificial limbs, cesareans, fractures, urinary stones, plastic surgery and brain surgeries.
Usage of anaesthesia was well known in ancient Indian medicine. Detailed knowledge of anatomy, embryology, digestion, metabolism,physiology, etiology, genetics and immunity is also found in many ancient Indian texts.
India exports software to 90 countries.
The four religions born in India – Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism, are followed by 25% of the world’s population.
Jainism and Buddhism were founded in India in 600 B.C. and 500 B.C. respectively.
Islam is India’s and the world’s second largest religion.
There are 300,000 active mosques in India, more than in any other country, including the Muslim world.
The oldest European church and synagogue in India are in the city of Cochin. They were built in 1503 and 1568 respectively.
Jews and Christians have lived continuously in India since 200 B.C. and 52 A.D. respectively
The largest religious building in the world is Angkor Wat, a Hindu Temple in Cambodia built at the end of the 11th century.
The Vishnu Temple in the city of Tirupathi built in the 10th century, is the world’s largest religious pilgrimage destination. Larger than either Rome or Mecca, an average of 30,000 visitors donate $6 million (US) to the temple everyday.
Sikhism originated in the Holy city of Amritsar in Punjab. Famous for housing the Golden Temple, the city was founded in 1577.
Varanasi, also known as Benaras, was called “the Ancient City” when Lord Buddha visited it in 500 B.C., and is the oldest, continuously inhabited city in the world today.
India provides safety for more than 300,000 refugees originally from Sri Lanka, Tibet, Bhutan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, who escaped to flee religious and political persecution.
His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists, runs his government in exile from Dharmashala in northern India.
Martial Arts were first created in India, and later spread to Asia by Buddhist missionaries.
Yoga has its origins in India and has existed for over 5,000 years.

INDIAN January 14, 2010 at 10:19 am

Bett the lame ass you know all your countries economies runs cause of The People called Indians and still you are proud of it no matter whatever we do but we work hard and with our blood and sweat earn respect for ourselves and look at you you are such a piece of shit!!!!!!!!!!!!Is’nt it………..And think over it……….

Arun February 23, 2010 at 8:10 pm

Hai Bett,
This is sixty year development of India.At any time indian development is not against humen life.so the world is watching and waiting for our development.As India develops,the world also develops.
More number of popular countries illegally developed.I do not mention that.

not known April 4, 2010 at 2:25 pm

i agre wit Proud to b Indian

Nick Alan April 30, 2010 at 9:30 pm

Hay Mr. motherfucker nasty born.I would like to let you know if all indians come back to india,your country’s situation will have worst than us.Lot of gays and lesbians are showing disrespect of human nature.If we break united states contract of working in IT industry,you will be cripled.You must have to accept that Indians are always agressive in Software development throught world.

IndianMillionaire May 22, 2010 at 5:43 pm

Just 10 of the top richest Indians can buy 30 countries… they have more personal wealth than the entire economy of 30 different countries combined together.

India has a lot of wealth but it is concentrated in very few hands and due to the 1 billion plus population size the per capita income is nothing. Per capita income means nothing – in terms of overall wealth India is in the top 3 richest countries in the world. Back in the 17th century India was the wealthiest country in the entire world before the British came and looted it. The Industrial revolution in England was funded mostly by revenues from India. The Koh-i-noor diamond and most of the British Royal Jewels are from India too (stolen). India was a land of 1000′s of Royal Families and Maharajas when the British came over and most Americans are too IGNORANT to even know this so just to educate them – The British made economic alliances with India’s royal families and only ruled over those parts of India which did not have any direct Indian royal family ruling it. In all other parts of India the British had no direct rule – its a pure misconception and most of India was ruled under the Local Maharajas with the help of the British who later formed a centralized government. India was always known as the “Golden Sparrow of the British Empire”.

Another important fact for Americans to know – I hope you Americans have heard of that your Native Americans are called “Indians”?? Now do you realize why they are called Indians?? Becuase when christopher columbus discovered America in 1492 – he was actually looking for a shorter route to India (because India was a rich land where europeans in those days came for Trade and Business) – but columbus took a wrong turn and ended in America, the first people they saw were native Americans whom they thought to be actually INDIANS – hence till this day native Americans are called Indians. So basically had it not been for India – America may never have existed…or more realistically could have been discovered a century or 2 later and been a poor country till today.

In my opinion Americans are the single most stupidest people on earth – talking any sense or intelligence with them is a waste of time – they live in their own stupid world which is crumbling down very fast.

WandiniBoricua June 12, 2010 at 4:00 am

Lets give a round of applause to Proud to b Indian. People accept facts & efin get over it btw I pretty much new of a lot of the facts just from studying Buddism & facts about the Indian IQ. Yes India was 1 of the most richest country all the math came from there. You American ignorants get a grip and accept facts instead of insulting becuase it makes you feel better when actually you are followers of efin Babylon system. Stop taking credit for shit you have not righteously done. Americans blind as always….America profits from 3rd world countries & fuck the people. Americans invade and brain wash their own troops & US citizens for profit gains by invading countries and creating war; it has been like that for centuries, the above people are right I am Puerto Rican but our island before discovered byt the white man Christopher Columbus raped, married the island indians etc it was done with every Latin country discovered by the Spanish settlers-the white man stole land even from American Indians who even serve for their stupid country. USA doesn’t do shit for anyone, not you, not me or 3rd world country people, except EXPLOIT human beings with poor wages because the American people wont work for less then what they want even if they’re un-educated. Your RICH FORTUNE 500 AND 200 companies rather go to other countries because profit margin is higher example: Perishables in Colombia (Roses 1 dz.) labor cost $2.00 per 8 hour day mark up for 1 dz during Valentines or Mothers Day is between $60-$120.00 do you math you ignor-ANUS. While you are sitting here arguing back and forth India also has many issues like arranging marriages with under age girls. Children been used as slaves etc…no country is perfect but some of us try to create awareness in the world because we see no discrimination, color, gender etc….and while you all are at it perhaps you may want to educate yourselves use your search engine go to freedocumentaries.org and a;go Hulu: Vanguard….wake up people the is more work to be done then bickering with ognorant fools….and you Americans need to accept the truth that America has fucked many countries for their gains. Children are being starved & killed daily out of plain greed. Everyone has their right to their own believe, but one shall respect all religions because AT THE END OF THE DAY—YOU WILL BE JUDGE BY ONE “GOD” . I have more respect for Proud to b Indian, who stated facts– then the ones who insulted each other back and forth. There’s a Latin saying that says “Staying quite seems more appealing” meaning the wise man listen-while the other acts a fool.

Everyone NAMASTE!!

jammie watson June 23, 2010 at 2:56 pm

aha.. bett ..i think u’v bunked a lot in primary section.. its PEOPLE not PIPLE..k
we should have take a glance on ourself before passing comment on others..
i’v been in india n found most of people out there are having a common or garden life..
ya..there are slums but as well as gentlefolks and patricians.
in general urbans are pretty decent and civil spoken.

sumit sahoo July 5, 2010 at 2:21 am

india is the poorest and third class country in the world

"d proud INDIAN girl" July 30, 2010 at 9:07 am

a big NAMASTE to all d non indians as well as d indians!!!!!…………..well non indians it is abysmal to say in d present times dat ppl in india suck!!!………………..we all indians are developing at such fast pace dat u ppl won’t even realise when ‘our’country will overtake yours!!………….my motto is not to fight bt just to explain to u all dat all peole in d world r ‘one’ be dey poor be dey rich be day slumdogs be dey slumdogmillionares!!!!…………….i simply bow down my head and say NAMASTE to you all(dis is what ‘our’ culture teaches us)

shahid khan September 24, 2010 at 2:08 am

hey you banty hunters over was richest in the world vas co di gama he was a pirate he came to our after him england franch protugues many came here just to rob us QUEEN ELIZABETH she use to have our diamond b coz u fucker who robbed us we were pulled back and for ur kind info we are below any one just clear ur information and u ll find where we stand

indian January 3, 2011 at 9:25 am

mr.bett do you don,t know that your bank runs upon our money.we spend 30 trillon $ per annum. we have 3682 news paper per day they print compare to the world we have half of the news paper we are much richer than your countries.our navel fleet is worlds 2 mightiest and our army is 3rd mightiest and our underwater army is worlds strongest army.per annum we buy 3 trillon $ of gold.in your country their are60/ of our poppulation are millionaire.dont think that india is a poor country we are far more rich than your countries.in your countries many of your population may be robbers so thats why we say we are proud to be an indian and namaskar

Gilder February 3, 2011 at 2:42 am

Ok first things first, lets just clarify that Indians are definately not rich. Just because they have four very successful people from their country does not mean that they are a highly developed and well off country. Secondly, most indians who don’t live in poverty, move over (or as “Proud to be Indian” states “invade”) to developed nations. Then for one reason or another, dominate the fast food chains, convenience stores and petrol stations. I mean how do you get satisfaction and pride from that???

Aruna May 11, 2011 at 11:13 pm

Hey can’t you know to write the spelling of people properly.

Hemant August 15, 2012 at 9:57 am

@Bett…improve english first…coming to the point…NO ONE HERE IN INDIA ARE LIVING UNDER STREET LIGHTS even in villages….am an indian, and i know well about it, nowhere in the wikipedia articles or anywhere else would it had been written that people in india live under street lights, so why are u just making false points…well, firstly, we have been looted until (1950 appr.)…getting a literacy rate of 75% from 12% in just 60yrs is a very great thing…we hav very gud infrastructure, and INDIA IS GOING THROUGH A RAPID DEVELOPMENT, infrastructure, roads, metros &c…. india is a superpower in all d industries…many multi national companies are attracted to India, it is a social nd economic hub.
it is in 1op 10 fastest growing GDPs and GDP per capita, poverty will surely b eliminated with present conditions here …Yo will find India excelling in all the fields by 2020…
on the other hand, here we dont get sluts, we hav true love, not lyk western countries changing bfs and gfs every day, v dont marry multiple times here, v choose d perfect one in d beginning itself….v hav great history, and unity…!!!! PROUD TO BE AN INDIAN….

snow June 28, 2009 at 10:12 pm

Do you think those normal Indian piples have enough energy to act wild when their stomachs are emptied or just too worry for the next meals?

Hey Indians November 9, 2009 at 4:29 am

Hey you Indian Assholes, your millionaires ( Including billlionaires ) are very few compared to your country’s population. And you Indians that used the Internet, probably you are rich as Indians from India that have computers means they are rich, like you, asshole

johny November 11, 2009 at 9:01 am

fuck of u all freaks who r saying bad abt india , jst look at ur self do u all know ur father”s name, u fckin son s of bitches bloody hell n u talking abt indian, u r real poor people who dont hve ur fathers name evan i think u dont know ur moms name,

tom December 2, 2009 at 9:21 am

Indians have lots of money..

BHAGAT SINGH December 6, 2009 at 11:27 pm

U ASSHOLE NO NEED TO GIVE U ANY EXPLAINATION THE WORLD KNOW THAT WHERE WE STANDING TODAY IN WHICH POSITION & THE WORD WHICH U USED FOR OUR COUNTRY FROM THAT PEOPLE WILL COME TO KNOW THAT UR COUNTRY PEOPLE DONT HAVE RESPECT FOR OTHER COUNTRY SO SUGGESTION FOR U IS GIVE RESPECT & TAKE RESPECT & WE ARE PROUD THAT WE BORN IN INDIA & WE ARE PROUD TO BE INDIANS

K March 5, 2010 at 8:39 pm

Proud Indian,

If all your facts are accurate, then you guys are not “Developing” but savaging! Pity the hard work of your ancestors!

Sion April 12, 2010 at 11:30 am

Nice use of CTRL C and CTRL V by the person who avidly wrote about India’s history.

BIDISHA May 23, 2010 at 10:43 am

@HEY INDIANS LISTEN YOU CAN GIVE ONLY ONE REASON THAT MILLIONAIRES ARE VERY FEW COMPARED TO COUNTRY POPULATION BUT CANT SEE WHAT INDIA HAS DONE AND WHAT IT IS DOING .JUST JEALOUS OF INDIA’S GOOD QUALITIES AND ALWAYS TRYING TO FIND THE BAD QUALITIES.TILL NOW THE COMMENTS I HAVE READ I CAN ENSURE YOU THAT MOST OF THE PEOPLE WHO HAVE SUPPORTED INDIA HAS ENOUGH LOGIC TO PROOF INDIA IS THE BEST THOUGH IT NEED NO REASON TO PROOF THAT WHO IS THE BEST BUT STILL TO MAKE YOU FOOLISH ACTUALLY DUMB PEOPLE THEY HAD TO DO THIS AND SINCE YOU ARE UNABLE TO WRITE ANYTHING ABOUT YOUR COUNTRY YOU ARE TRYING YOUR BEST TO FIND THE WEAK POINTS OF THE BEST COUNTRY”INDIA”
OH AND ABOUT THE COMPUTER PART DO YOU HAVE ANY SENSE OR INFORMATION INDIA IS ONE OF THE COUNTRIES THAT ARE REACHING THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF COMPUTER SABBY FROM WHERE THEY ARE DOING IF THE RICH PEOPLE CAN ONLY AFFORD THE COMPUTER AS YOU HAVE SAID INDIA HAS VERY FEW RICH PEOPLE . REALLY YOU DREAM ALOT

wasile petre June 10, 2010 at 8:24 am

so how come most indians don’t know what toilet paper is ?

Kevin September 3, 2010 at 1:21 pm

@wasile petre

That is simply because Indians are higienic enough to wash with water, rather than wipe/dry with oilet paper. (washing with water is by the way more hygienic)

Indians always had enough water, they never had the need to search for alternatives.

anablee September 24, 2010 at 7:14 am

india government must be keeping all the money that is because indians are greedy, there religion is also outdated, life moves on peoples cultures change but they are stuck in a time warp. how they treat their women is like second class citizens, they have no freedom

you need to fight your greedy government and stopped being brainwashed by old fashioned religous lies which will keep you poor and hungry and unfree forever

M M Ali December 3, 2010 at 7:53 am

I know why many of them are so angry about India , because if you take a look at your fathers or grandfathers history you will come to know that they were thieves who stole a lot of wealth from India .

So think before you say something .

M M Ali December 3, 2010 at 8:06 am

How many countries can Indian politicians buy with their deposit in their swiss bank account . is it 50 or above ?

abhijeet April 2, 2011 at 8:56 am

india has enough food to feed half of the worlds population.the tea&coffee you drink,the sugar you consume are mostly of indian origin .though america&europe are more developed than us they are not selfsufficient.in the past india was not only the richest country but also a self sufficient country.had it not been india the world would not be able to count,speak human languages or talk about subjects like religion,philosophy,sciences,etc.most of our wealth was looted by the evil british who became rich by our wealth.americans and british are so ungrateful that they dont thank us for languages like english,latin,greek,etc which all evolved out of sanskrit-the mother of all indo-european languages.when europeans lived in forests and savagely ate raw meat we were living in brick houses and growing our own food.the main relegion in america,britain,franceand most major countries in the world is not native to them.on contrary india not only has its own culture and religions but it has also deeply influnced the culture of many other countries like china,japan,malaysia,etc
we bought our own goods and oil,did not loot other natons like arabian counties,the way america&britain did.l top the list.god is not blind.he is watching how britain and america have oppressed people for years.surely there wil come a time when india and asian countries will lead the world.those who have looted and oppressed people all over the world will have to repent for their evil deeds and that day is not too far.

Hemant August 15, 2012 at 10:06 am

@Hey Indians…just u dumb ass**** nd u dont know anythng abt us…am in 12th standrd studying in a central gov school…in our class, everyone is having internet access at home, even the middle class studnts….well, know some facts that “india ranks first in using google search for education purposes”…statement given by google inc….

Dharru August 17, 2009 at 3:48 am

i think you have only heard from your mad grand father about india.
you must come and see what we are doing and what we have done.

sandeep February 7, 2010 at 8:29 am

magnificent answer by bhagat singh bayya………..hatsoff

ayesha September 13, 2009 at 8:45 am

hey i m a pakistani n i wldnt say that india is a poor or slum country….hve u noticed tht around 4billion indians r livin in ur country n yah u wld never find americans workin anywhere but jus in da army….n there cumes a news tht filty american died in iraq,kuwait,etc….who said we want a fuckin ppl 4rm ur country itx….jus tht u guyx dunt hve enough jobs there so….u decide 2 cume in foreign countries n disturb their lyfe styles….n yah 1 more thng america ix da biggest begger country in da wrld….askin 4 money…

IndianMukesh October 11, 2009 at 12:10 pm

Hello, Ms. pakistani,
How u saying all that, what about Pakistan I think condition of Pakistan is worst and India is many time rich than Pakistan ok. Next time after think then comment OK.

american pride October 14, 2009 at 3:40 pm

check this out miss pakistan. the only reason your taliban infested country continues to survive is because america gives you billions of dollors a year. your country needs the u.s. if it werent for us than your economy would collapse. how can a country be so weak by letting the enemy blow up its own people and still let those enemies live on there land. your military is a joke. please dont mention our military,cause we all know if we wanted your country it would only take about 2 days. im sorry that my military is so powerful that it can take over any country in world. hey lil miss india. your country needs alot of work, but you are one of the largest economies in the world. if somebody in india wants education they come to america, just like every other person in other countries do. people who speak about pakistan should atleast know some facts before discriminating the u.s, the only country in the world who gives hundreds of billions of dollors every year to countries around the world. if it wasnt for the u.s than alot of economies would fall apart.they need our aid to prosper. just look at how america with over 300 million people can still be one of the weathiest nations. no big populated country can acheive that. everyone in america has a good job,house,car and the opportunity to acheive greatness. maybe thats why we have a 14 trillion dollar economy. i might add that no other country even comes close to that margin. if u want your deams to come true,come to america. the best of everything. what other country can have a black,white,chinese,japanese,latin,muslim,russian,indian in the same room and not feel out of place.

Hey Indians November 9, 2009 at 4:31 am

Hey Indians, I don’t understand what you are talking about. You talk like chickens

Mike January 12, 2010 at 7:17 am

Learn to spell words so we can understand what you’re saying

K March 5, 2010 at 8:37 pm

HUH?! 4 Billion Indians? Are you sure you know what you are talking about?
And, if all what you guys said about Indians are correct, why most of my “Rich” Indian friends feel shame to identify themselves as Indians? they all prefer to live elsewhere and change their citizenship as soon as they can. Is that called National Pride? :) :)

mohit March 27, 2010 at 2:07 am

hey ayesha,
u proved that ther is no difference INDIA & PAKISTAN,
hat’s off to you….
great!!!!!!!!

Ghaz April 13, 2010 at 12:07 pm

By the way everyone India is poorer then Pakistan and I’m not saying that as a Pakistani or Muslim or even Asian I’m saying it because its a fact LOOK IT UP. ( This is a British Catholic speaking). You all have issues and I hate Indians and I find Pakistan o.k (i tought you should know). Has anyone noticed that Indians copy everything British and Americans do like movies, tv shows, lifestyle its like all indians want to be western! LOSERS!!!

zrd May 31, 2010 at 8:47 pm

pakastan is a horrible country why the hell do you think america went in there cause your all a bunch of terrorist scums and your country aint shit india could blow the fuck outa your country and if they did that so would the us

abhilash varma June 23, 2010 at 3:26 pm

u nasty mukesh..just finding d way to fight ..y dont u read ayesha’s comment again.
she is defending india.
n AYESHA ..really luv u my sister..these all situations of both india n pak have created by british from which we r failed to overcome..instead of get develop v r just fighting wid each other some stupid fights. n hole world is availing wid dat

gill February 4, 2011 at 5:46 am

i completely do agree with you ayesha.. :)

abhijeet April 2, 2011 at 9:05 am

even pakistans land belongs to india.where you live today is the land which was cradle of indian civilization.before 1947 lahore city had 54%hindu population witout considering sikhs and other non-muslims.dont forget about the RS.55 crore (just an approximate) that india gave pakistan after partition.SO WHOS THE REAL BEGGAR?

Boxer bhai June 16, 2011 at 5:01 am

@ indian mukesh
i really doubt u as an indian. Undr a fake name u must b either a british or american racist. Bustord cant u c, miss ayesha is speaking on Support of India, no indian will abuse her. Only a dougla 420 like u can do it

Australia October 8, 2011 at 5:37 pm

Some interesting facts:
1. Indians are the smelliest people in the world, due to their poor hygiene.
2. They eat with their hands off the floor.
3. Yes they do have some billionaires, however, very few compared to USA and other superpowers.
4. They have slums and are underdeveloped, and that is why people flee from their own country and come to BETTER countries such as Australia, USA, etc.
4. I have an Indian friend and have told him all of this and he can attest to its truth. So all you Indians stop being in denial.
5. Cricket is a gay ass sport.
6. Indians are very persistent. They spend all day on the phone making cold calls, which lets be honest they suck at to make two sales. I could make these two sales in to minutes. No wonder they have to work such long hours! i.e 7/11
7. Indians are good at working for long periods of time with a minuscule supply of water, food and money. This is their genetic make up and that is why they are going to be doing this until the end of time.
8. Indians on this website are o proud that India WAS a superpower. This is irrelevant. No one cares. Honestly, does anyone care about the greek or roman empire anymore? It’s ancient history.
9. Indians invented the decimal point and trigonometry, however it was the Greeks that created mathematics. Conclusion: The Indian discovery is irrelevant.
10. Indian will not be a superpower so get over it. They have a population of over a billion and most Indians are too uneducated to even know. As the population increases so will the poverty in India. It just means more call centres, more hours of work and more workers getting paid less and less. Maybe one day the lucky Indian or to will get a raise to 30 cents an hour.

Peace. Namaste.

This is just an informative article and by no means necessary are these facts bias or aim to influence any parties. I have just collated real data from real industry experts. People that argue the facts of this article are not patriotic and are trying to navigate away from the truth. Any Indian that argues the truth of this article is not a real Indian because he is lying to himself and everyone else on the internet. May peace be with you.

Hemant August 15, 2012 at 10:30 am

@Australia…hey u AUS aborigine….someone known as Kailash Singh wanted to enter into the records book by not bathing for years and become the smelliest…IT DOESNT MEAN INDIANS ARE THE SMELLIEST….there are many african countries, central american, east asian countries which are the smelliest…!!!! it is just lyk if sum1 in AUS eats 5 kilos of human shit, all aussies cant b called shit eaters….aint it ryt…???

kakzilla November 16, 2009 at 2:23 pm

eric wr u frm punk… u aint seen indian dick yet… if i start it from ur ass it will come out of ur mouth

jes December 11, 2009 at 10:09 pm

wow………. what an argument from mr. american pride, let me ask uone question mr asshole pride.. if ur army is so strong where is ur dad osama….. and if u have seen zeitgeist u will understand that the person u think is ur dad is actually ur neighbourer and ue mom was just playing with him in front of the person u call dad…….. and if u see zeitgeist u will understand how basterd u americans are. what u did all this time copying black people and now u say rap is in our blood fuck u son of bitches

jes December 11, 2009 at 10:12 pm

we have a saying dont touch garbage let it stay in one corner and throw the frangnance all arround same is with americans and indians american stays in one corner and indians are all arround the world whipping worlds ass..

LOL February 24, 2010 at 2:40 am

Just because you’re economy is large it doesn’t make your country the greatest in the world.

Lets look at India in the spotlight.
1. Your cities are dirty
2. If the government looks after its own people they why are there so many poor people living off the streets and sleeping near garbage bins.
3. Why are Indians leaving India and migrating to other countries to find a better life.
4. If India is the best in the world, then why isn’t your country ever make it to the top 10 best cities in the world list or the top 10 most liveable cities list?
5. If you country is the best in the world, then why isn’t your country ever win a gold medal the commonwealth games, summer & winter olympic games?

Just because you have the biggest army it doesn’t make you powerful, but the coalition will kick your curry ass any day of the week.

Ghandi April 17, 2010 at 6:58 pm

i am Ghandi i bring peace!!! everyone stop talking about india!!! we get it!!!!

wasile petre June 10, 2010 at 8:31 am

to all my indian and pakistani friends.. why don’t you nuke each other to see which one is the strongest ?

SUNNY June 27, 2010 at 12:07 am

YES ABHILASHA! YOU HAVE GIVEN THE PROPER ANSWER TO ALL THESE NARROW MINDED PEOPLE, WHO ARE HAVING THE SAME MENTALITY AS PEOPLE IN EARLY 1950 HAD.

shruthi November 24, 2011 at 5:17 am

nice comment you have given to Australia, ask Australians and americans to drink indians toilet then they will learn sum good lessons

tom December 2, 2009 at 9:18 am

India is a very wealthy nation.

But it lacks government funding, that is why people live in slums,

INDIANMANKINDER June 29, 2010 at 12:51 am

hay american pride
This is for u fucking bitch…Really india and pakistan were a single country once for a while but due to some circumstance V split…But the problem grown is by ur country only….to develop ur ecomonic status u(Fucking Military troops) enters into growing countries and take all those wealth tats y now u wer in IRAQ…Now u are lack of OIL wealth tats y u gone ter and take all those bla….bla…..just shut up and close ur ass hole…….Guys plz listen in 2days world weapon business gives profit more than the economic business tats is y they sell weapons to both india and pakistan and like increase their wealth and make them in a fighting mode….just think all u guys and beware….

anablee September 24, 2010 at 7:07 am

i dont get it, if people from india love india so so much then why are they over here in the uk.

they go on about how proud they are to be indian, well if your so proud of your country then why leave it???

it just doesnt make sense

Singaporeboi December 13, 2009 at 11:44 pm

This message is to jes, the black Indian/African. I give you facts about Singapore, black jes.
1. Singapore made Asian history by having Obama visiting Asia for the first time to attend the APEC Summit 09′.
2. The country with the highest concentration of millionaires in the world. 10% last year and 9% this year.
3. The country with the highest concentration of drivers owning Mercedes and BMWs.
4. The country that has each citizen earning $51,226 a year.( 4th in the world now, my parents each earn more than that )
5. Go fuck yourself jes.

I’m not arguing with others but arguing only with jes! So don’t be angry at me for doin’ this but be angry wif jes for making me do this

jes December 14, 2009 at 2:09 am

u calling me black man u dont even know me.. maybe colour of my privates parts are fairer than u face and by the way u have only 5 qualities in singapore i have millions in my country canada if i start to tell u, and india and africa are not small countries like singapore if u wana see mercedees and bmw’s go to cyprus an island near greece u will undersand what means cars for u maybe the mercedees and bmw are the highest brands in cyprus people start with hummer and royal royce.
and if u talk about earnings an average waiter in america earns more than 40000/year and calculate it to ur singapore dollar, i myself working as accountant earns morethan 55000/year.

indian warrior December 19, 2009 at 1:35 pm

jerk,your country may be rich but its not powerful.asshole,indian army is million times more powerful than yours and it can convert your city into pile of dust within seconds!there wouldnt even be need to use the indian nukes!

TJ February 1, 2010 at 4:57 am

foolish Singaporeans
last year your concentration of millionaires was 10% this year its 9%
it will decrease n decrease b’coz we are taking all your money
we were the richest in the world before 18 century now we are retaining our position
ass holes
am an indian and am proud about it
we have 4 brothers
1-Pakistan
2-Bangladesh
3-Afghanistan
4-sri-Lanka
just think if these countries wouldn’t have separated then the whole world would have fucked up
if these countries again come to their own original form which was before 1947 then the whole world would have to face our combined wrath
and when we see u Singaporeans and Chinese we think that these fools are sleeping .your eyes always remains closed
i would love to see India-Pakistan-Bangladesh-sri Lanka-and Afghanistan merge
the most powerful people are seen in these and from these 5 countries.
osama is from Afghanistan,LTTE,AL-Qaeda ,Lashkar-e-taiba etc.
in cricket also srilanka, India, Pakistan,and Bangladesh are included in the top 10 countries of the world
just think if we merge not a single country on this planet will be able to win against us
China,USA,UK(which is responsible for our separation)etc. no other country will be able to fight us.
HAIL INDIA,PAKISTAN,BANGLADESH,SRI-LANKA,AFGHANISTAN

sandyy May 27, 2010 at 1:07 pm

hey bloody ass!!!………… look at your facts…….
number of ur rich peoples r decreasing bcz we indians r taking that place…..and one day we will kick u out of the window………and u all will be fucked up by ur own fake proud……

wasile petre June 10, 2010 at 8:33 am

but nobody in Singapore knows how to flush a toilet !!

Harmat Gehlon January 14, 2010 at 10:35 am

Dude are you out of your mind. You are cursing at me for no reason. Read my comments. I have only praised India. Can you read and understand English.

robin March 19, 2010 at 5:01 pm

india has the oldest civilization in the world so i think so ur country have learnt fro india how to live..

katy April 19, 2010 at 10:24 am

Why are you people fighting like animals?
Who so ever is writting bad about India is just jealus of India and Indians because India is getting developed at fast pace. Even Indians are getting good positions in companies because of great brains and hard work. They are jealus of that.
No need to reply those people. They are bloody racist.

BIDISHA May 23, 2010 at 11:11 am

india is the second fastest developing country

albert June 4, 2010 at 7:56 pm

fuck up !idian people, u r in position in ur own company or indian company only! but american company u cn’t passed y? b’coz all of u are weak! spelling and contracting sentences is always wrong how u will be the number one? and all of you are smell bad and mostly eleterate u r all jungle people.hehehehheh!!!rp

proper hydgen is very important to become a professional people.

Mehul. K May 22, 2010 at 3:40 am

Hey eric, would like to inform you dat in india 1 person can manage
a family of 10 members. think how rich we are… i proud to be an indian. also would like to know frm whr u r..??

Australia October 8, 2011 at 5:46 pm

Ofcourse they can!
Because the family of 10 wont eat for a year! LMAO

Me s May 23, 2010 at 3:57 pm

Yeh we are a poor country because when we got freedom in 1947 and aftrer that till now we fought about. 6-7 wars with neibour countries in defence we lost alot and we were ruled by England for 200 long Years and they took all our good stuff and money so that’s why we are poor we are still developing

Human Being February 13, 2011 at 12:35 pm

This was the comment I was waiting for.. After so many fights, this reason should be pondered over.. Americans, ask yourself- How was America 50 years after she got freedom? Compare it with India 50 years after her freedom you’ll find an answer. Britishers stole from India. Kohinoor belongs to India..
India has an unfortunate history. One should appreciate that it has come up at such a rapid pace.. Of course, we still face those problems today in the form of corruption, but then again, which country doesn’t? Every country is looking only to develop, not to dominate other countries (well, atleast, India doesn’t)

Human Being February 13, 2011 at 12:39 pm

I love both India and America. I love India because I’ve grown up here. I love America because it welcomes those who come there with open hearts.. The only people I hate are these racists here who desperately and pointlessly discriminate..

Boxer bhai June 16, 2011 at 4:50 am

Yes frnd! U r right. Outward looks cn b deciving. Thats reson why these white bustards criticize our india.
British r world’s biggst Thieves, they built their contry using our wealth.
Dear Indian frnds, jst imagine, Britishnrs took 200 YEARS to loot india of its wealth, but today in JUST 64 YEARS we became the 4th richest contry in the world (from the poorest one). Jst imagine, what ll happen after 136 YEARS (200yrs – 64yrs). Evn today, we made enough money to purchase that contry U.K. who robbed us to utter poverty tht time

rana August 11, 2010 at 5:41 am

shut up u bastered 5 rich person in top ten in the world from india and u bludy african bludy black man look like a dog!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

ana September 22, 2010 at 4:17 am

5 top riches from India.. hmmm good enough compare to 100million poor people????

Sameer August 30, 2010 at 2:52 am

hello mr Eric for ur kind information i should tell tht india growing and one of the largest donater in GDP and we are the Third largest power full countries in the world and we have we replace our doctor,engineers scientist

aakash aggarwal September 22, 2011 at 5:19 am

hey ana we are not poor

rajiv September 10, 2010 at 4:29 pm

hey!! India is 7th largest country in the world and leading producer in agriculture, IT and in business world also. hey!! i want to remind u eric that India ranks second worldwide in farm output.India is the largest producer in the world of milk, cashew nuts, coconuts, tea, ginger, turmeric and black pepper.It is the second largest producer of wheat, rice, sugar, cotton, silk, peanuts and inland fish. India is the largest fruit producer, accounting for 10% of the world fruit production.It is the leading producer of bananas, sapotas and mangoes. when we talk about poorness and richness then i want to tell you some thing about India’s richness. India is the 11th largest economy in the world. till 17th century India is the richest country in the world. you know most expensive house is also in India…..Our standard of living is pretty good. so from next time first think and then say anything about India. got it.

anablee September 24, 2010 at 7:25 am

so why all the poverty and slums? what is the government doing with all the profit money? why are they not looking after their people, well it will be not for long as the us is finally moving in on them

nisha October 2, 2010 at 10:44 am

m an indian and i agree with u Mr. eric… but india is not a poor country..the only problem is the distribution of resources and money among citizens of the country.. and that may be because of poor and selfish strategy and political disorders..and we indians are working over it..just wait and watch…we will repeat the history and get back the stardom to be called “the golden bird”..

me November 14, 2010 at 10:51 am

India SUCKS

nisha March 5, 2011 at 9:31 am

Mr./Miss Me..!! you are so disgusting. if you are not willing to change it you don’t have any right to criticize. it’s easy to blame but it’s too hard to work for it.

peace February 13, 2012 at 6:00 pm

fuck you bitch/bastard!!seriously do you even kno wad ur talking bout!!???have you even gone to india before !!ahhh wait i dont think so!!im sure your just a poor miserable self loathing loser(probably bout 40yrs old still working in a fast food place)who finds a sorta cynical pleasure i gus in making your self feel superior!!

to me March 31, 2012 at 3:18 am

u suck…………

proud indian January 22, 2011 at 7:42 am

what the hell u talkin people livin like animals
where u from kid , if u aint know thEtruth shut up
indan peple are the most respected people with dignity on earth……. AND NOT ONLY THAT ONE OF TEH COUNTRIES STILL IN POWER WHEN TEH RECESSION HAPPENED
BESIDES THAT MOST COUNTRIES ASK INDIA TO HELP THEM
FOR INSTANCE TATA ONE TEH GREATEST CAR MANUFACTURERS IN INDIA BOUGHT MOST OF THE WELL KNOWN COMPANIES TO SAVE THEM …
SO……………..

vd March 16, 2011 at 5:46 pm

How many times have you ever read a post by an Indian calling your people animals? Are you just trolling here OR do you REALLY believe that we are nothing more than animals? If it is the second case, then let me try to correct you. We are NOT animals. We have evolved like you have.
If you are just trolling around here, then please find a job because it seems like you have a lot of free time to be thinking these bad things about Indians.

Tanmay May 22, 2011 at 3:01 pm

Hi eric……we indians r developing our country.We r better than most western countries who used divide and rule policy all over the world.I hope u understand wt i mean.Go and get some education.

Vanessa June 4, 2011 at 10:43 pm

Someone watched Slumdog millionaire one too many times…

india June 22, 2011 at 6:46 am

yehh and who’s that thanks to? the british robbed india from up to 1947, they took everything… britain and USA have prospered on the backs of the slave trade and exploiting other countries…100,000 indians died fighting for britain in world war II, and indians had nothing to do with it, the british didnt care about them being ‘animals’ when those ‘animals’ were being ordered to go out there and die for the white man… i actually pity your narrow minded thoughts, you never understand or care to learn about other peoples cultures, at least learn to respect it…

pankaj July 29, 2011 at 3:29 pm

Mr Eric.Which kind of dreams in u r living.Dont know which India u r talking about.Must be the India of ur grandpa times.Visit India now.Most emerging nation in world.GDP 7%.
Leading in IT industry
Most software enginners in thw world
Now preffered destination of world beegest software giants
Mail me I’ll give you a free ticket to visit India now.

Sam March 31, 2012 at 3:14 am

@eric………i hope u r 4m england or america,
listen 1st go 2 INDIA then upload this type comment…..
they are so good heart pple………….. this contry is developing by own self, not taking anybody’s help & wanting money also………..they are just wanting good relation with evry contry…….. :) :) for eric-bastard,fuck….

tommy March 31, 2012 at 3:16 am

u r absouletly rite

R.B, SAROJ May 2, 2009 at 6:49 am

India`s people very hard working & minded they are spread in various country most of them are engg./docter and good business diveloper.

sheldon May 4, 2009 at 8:14 pm

i am doing a project on poor countriaes and india is one of them so dont say that that poor ass country is rich so go root a farm amimal… Australia is the best dumbshits.

ramani September 8, 2009 at 2:01 am

hello…………… australia is not a country.its just a camp of few European people. its population is very much similar to that of a small Indian town . u should compare it with a indian town.Now india is the 4th largest economy in the world. without indian scientists, engineers NASA is dead. without indian doctors the whole world will be sick.now only the Indian brain drives the world.Australia is a village of wild & mannerless twoleged animals.India is a land having a great culture & civilisation of 10,000 years.when there was no creation of the rest of world at that time india was writing epics like ramayan & mahabharat. india had delivered the concept of ’0′ 2 the world.india is going 2 rule the 21st century. worlds 40% english speaking population lives in india. if there is no indian, there is no software what u r using very cheerfully.the whole wolrd is astonished 2 see how there is democracy in india inspite of 1.2 billion people.here the people from different religeon,community,language are staying united just like brothers. this is my india. mind it. jai ho!

jade November 3, 2009 at 8:18 pm

young man go to bed, i hope you get good grade your project, because if you don’t know indians are rich just that they are dirty people. i should know because i live with them.

but monetary wise,they are rich. have you ever in your poor life gave a woman a huge amount of money?that should be in your wildest dreams. just shut the f**@ up.

stanky November 30, 2009 at 9:48 am

Second Highest Population -India
Largest country in top five – India
Around 20-25 religion and Largest Democracy -India

Have your country all this things.
so don’t fu-ke here small country like.

LOL February 21, 2010 at 6:30 am

To Ramani, India maybe the 4th largest economy in the world but in what comparison does India have with Australia with liveability and economy?

Australia has a population of 22million people compared to India which is in the billion mark (of course you will out do us on the economy section because of your population)

Australia is booming with mining & natural resources. We hold 22% of the worlds uranium, our natural gas is about to boom with china signing a deal worth billions maybe trillions of dollars, the US, Asian and European countries have labelled us as the emerging “Energy Superpower” after the middle east. An average Australian owns either a 3 or 5 bedroom house or apartment.

Australia is a multi-cultural society, our government looks after us with excellent health care, housing, high income, job opportunities and our major top cities are one of the most liveable & best cities in the world. Where’s India on the list? oh sorry you dont qualify.

Compared to India, your people are living near garbage bins, your streets are littered with gargbage left, right and centre, your government fails to look after you and your own people, your murder and crime rates are higher, your government is one of the most corrupt in the world, your people are paid shit compared to an Australian. Indians come to Australia to study because Indian universities are crap. I have a alot of Indian friends who thinks India is a shit country and they now call Australia home and most of them live in a 5 bedroom house with a swimming pool and beautiful weather.

Oh and by the way, all Indians sound like fucking chickens “PACKOCK” because your English and Grammar sucks.

Alz February 21, 2010 at 11:13 am

OMG Australia, and rich hahaha. A couples of 10 – 20 Indians bank accounts in India = THE GDP OF AUSTRALIA PER ANNUM.
Ye, sure there are poor people, but the rich Indians, ahemm….can literally buy your continent if theY WANT TO. Who wants to buy an effin graveyard, HUH.

Swiss Bank accounts of Indians top the charts with the highest black money in the world. Its all coz of the TAX.
Many slumdogs in india have swissbank accounts to prevent tax on incomes, they look poor, but the fact is…..*cough*. Do some research, ull know.

And Aussies STFU, You guys hardly have any rich guys, all effing middle class mofos, even the indians there are middle class. I can bet india has more than 10million millionares, in US$ not in Rupees LOL. Its OBVIOUS.

And check out wikipedias richest people in the world list, NOT A SINGLE AUSTRALIAN, ITS SO EMBARRASSING FOR YOU GUYS.
I can find 22 million Indians that are richer than any australian….22 mill is ur population if your dumb enough not to know.
Peace
-American-Indian
I love Da US more than india btw, but Aus, _|_NO.

Have a shower Indians February 27, 2010 at 11:19 pm

Alz, What is your argumentative topic being the 4th largest economy in the world? what problems have you solved regarding the state of your country? have you helped any of your people, especially the dividing culture of the rich and poor within your society?

Australia was built by many cultures and it’s highly regarded by many countries.

Indians have no answers on here what so ever but, give topics like, “We are the 4th largest economy in the world”, “Our ancient structures are the best in the world” blah blah blah blah blah.

Indians, were do you come in the ranks of the following:

1) Liveability 2)Health Care 3)Infrastructure 4)Quality of Life 5)Cost of Living 6)Safety and Risk 7)Leisure &? Culture 8)Environment 9)Climate

I can guarantee you that India doesn’t come near the top 10. So, before you chicken talkers start clucking away, fix your country, help your people, have shower and fix your so called democratic society first before you start bagging other countries out.

Don’t forget to fix your english and grammar before typing any comments on here because most of you dirty stinking Indians dont’ make any sense.

Oh and by the way, Australians will always kick your ass on any sport whether it’ll be in Commonwealth Games, Olympic Games and Cricket.

Didn’t Australia refuse to sell Uranium to India last year because you chicken talkers refuse to sign the Nuclear treaty??? thats right you can’t be trusted.

Australian cities will always do better than any Indian Cities. HAHAHAHAHA

ash March 1, 2010 at 10:56 am

i dont know why sheldon was asked to do some project on india and she thinks just to know few thinks about india would make her project go complete and whole world start thinking that yes what ever info she got it is the right picture of india .hahahhahaha.
hey you obese ass girl wake up and let me give you some update regarding your country .
i think she doesnt know the fact that virgin airlines/ holden/ qantas and even pie makers at one point in 2009 didnt have $$$ to pay off salaries .
How do sluts and pimps make some money ?

Hard working indians paying their taxes so that sluts/pimps in australia gets funds from govt to buy their bread .

How does other ass holes save their money ?

people to save money on their utilities bill show on papers that they are seperated from their partner. and they dont have money to feed their kids . so govt grant them rebates and discounts on their bills …..

what else you wanna know about your country sheldon.
Fortunately i am also doing a project on Australia and i know what your brother and sister do here, so next time if there is another word from your side related to india then ill have pages to write.

Take care

Australian fool July 4, 2010 at 3:52 pm

Australia aka redneck nation is a prison camp where British pigs and prisoners are sent. Soon there is going to be a riot. I should better get out of this shithole called SHIT-ralia.

True Indian January 17, 2011 at 12:35 pm

Just count how many comments support INDIA, more than 80% indians commented here, we fight for our pride, not like ur countries not even ur fellows turned up to comment n support ur own country, chak de india…

Whitebuster January 24, 2011 at 2:16 pm

Australia, a country ? It is a place full of descendants of convicts. It is slowly being taken over by intelligent people from other countries.

I HAD A SHOWER DID U? February 21, 2011 at 1:03 am

To tell you the truth…. Australia is no.1,,,, well better than India. I dont even know why they put the commonwealth games in that dump! LOL well… Is India really gonna overtake the US as the strongest economy… well maybe in a thousand years. Chinas gonna get their first. You Indians wish u were as strong as China and had the living conditions of AUS!

Dharru August 17, 2009 at 3:45 am

hay, you people who calls india poor.
for your kind information we are the 12th
largest economy in the world.
in top 100 richeis we have almost 30 of them.

we have the 4th largest army in the world.

IndianMukesh October 11, 2009 at 12:06 pm

Hello, Dharru,
Yaar I’m also Indian and I want to correction ur stmt that we are not 4th largest army but we are 2nd largest army in the world.

TJ February 1, 2010 at 4:59 am

dude 3rd largest
even am an indian

K March 5, 2010 at 8:50 pm

HI Jade,

I thought in India women give men money instead. what they call it? DOWRY, yea, some men kill women when the women’s family couldnt efford to place the pledge. NO? :) :)

sk indian March 28, 2010 at 11:02 am

dude we r 2nd largest army in the world.

Ghaz April 13, 2010 at 12:11 pm

learn how to spell and then we’ll talk so typical and expected from an Indian!!

True Indian January 17, 2011 at 12:32 pm

no buddy its 2nd largest army in the world nxt to china…

maria laura October 10, 2009 at 2:44 pm

yes thats true you can find india anywhere in this world because they cannot stay their own country because they dont have. so they go out from their country hoping they can find good life.

sk indian March 28, 2010 at 10:51 am

hey no country is perfect , we have 2 make it perfect.

Honey September 14, 2010 at 2:52 pm

Same as how your ancestors left their country to come to United states…. can I say u dont have a country also…… because America is full of diversity…. u guys need to stop being ignorent and wake up…. go back to Ireland… Italy.. france or whatever u are from… aww u probably dont know where……. sadddddddddd

Hey you american pride November 13, 2009 at 3:56 am

Your country cannot take any country in the world. They may take some countries, but not others .

sheldon May 4, 2009 at 8:11 pm

you are a stupid indian fuck that likes to eat shit and bangs all of your family… by the way Australia is way better then stupis ass indi.

hindu June 5, 2009 at 8:10 am

fuck u sheldon we are mutherfucker indian who mke overseas women mom and fuck them

dirtyass September 8, 2009 at 5:03 pm

indian boys are rapists!!!! you all are criminals ha ha ha

shakeel khan lovesindia November 30, 2009 at 1:46 pm

If india is poor country than why did British people came to india? India was a richest country in the world, we had kohinoor diamond, the british army stole it,whatever we had was stole by british government, Still you said wer are poor, ask your ancestor who we are, At the time of Mughal rule India was the super power, no one can dare to attack India at that time.
If British govt would not have came, then india is the super power in all fields. There would be no poverty, there would be no chance to any one abuses to us. InshaAllah once again India will be super power and india can rich its glory once again InshAllah.

Singaporeboi December 12, 2009 at 9:09 pm

Hey shakeel khan lovesindia, don’t be stupid. The British invaded India last time becaused they are rich, not-well prepared army and has low-defence. The British took advantage of that and they invaded India easily. India wasn’t ready for invasions last time. They were stupid. Rich, but careless. That’s why British invaded India

K March 5, 2010 at 8:56 pm

IF I am not wrong, it is the other way around sir, foriegn men are doing that to your women and leaving large amount of Bastards in India. isnt that a known fact happening to your housemaid women working in the middle east?

nisha March 5, 2011 at 9:41 am

Mr. singaporeboi..!! aren’t you confused a lil. once u say that britishers did not invade india because of our richness and at the same time u are saying that india was rich but careless about it’s treasure. please dude..atleast confirm what you actually want to say..

ramani September 8, 2009 at 1:31 am

kkkk

Proud to b Indian September 10, 2009 at 2:33 pm

LOOKS AT YOUR NAME MR. IT’S SHOWING YOUR PERSONALITY ITSELF

Indian October 21, 2009 at 2:33 am

Hey u aussies are such big ass holes,that u people just know about ur little world. U don’t know any thing about food and commented on indian food,wat do u have in australia some few dishes, which u don’t even know how to make. How can u comment on indian food. Do u know most of ur chefs come to india for cooking training. Khana banana ata nae bat kar rhe hai khane he

nisha March 5, 2011 at 9:44 am

you are right Mr. Indian. BANDAR KYA JAANE ADRAK KA SWAAD…

parveen December 2, 2009 at 5:39 am

fuck of u all freaks who r saying bad abt india , jst look at ur self do u all know ur father”s name, u fckin son s of bitches bloody hell n u talking abt indian, u r real poor people who dont hve ur fathers name evan i think u dont know ur moms name,

nisha March 5, 2011 at 11:42 am

you are right praveen. even there moms can not tell their father’s name…haha

jes December 11, 2009 at 10:23 pm

fucking asshole how much money u have in ur pocket people in india working as labourer should have more money in their pocket and by the way i have seen how old cars (1960 model) are running in austrailia…kangaroo
do u know ur own language. ask ur dead grandma what means kangaroo if not i will tell u ask me u son of a bitch

Garnier Jen December 17, 2009 at 12:22 pm

India is a country of Ugliest people and poor hygiene.. i agree with the write ups below.. thats the real truth..

ritesh February 3, 2010 at 3:43 pm

DEAR GARNIER JEN …PLEASE CHECK OUT THE LIST OF MISS WORLD WINNERS !!
INDIA AND VENEZUALA SHARE 5 EACH MISS WORLD TITLES {HIGHEST EVER }
SO PLZ STOP SHITTING OVER THAT INDIANS ARE UGLY ! INDIA FILM INDUSTRY POSESSES TOP MOST BEAUTIES !!
AND WAT U KNOW ABOUT HGIENE OF WE PEOPLE..??

what's happen January 8, 2011 at 12:22 pm

I disagree, I think that India have the most beautiful people. It is not nice to be critical of others. I live in the US, which is a beautiful country. Let us not be found acting other than ourselves. Remember God made us all, there is no big “I” and little “you”. We may have difference of opinions, but we don’t have to be so harsh to one another.
If you are educated like you see, than act like it. Educated people don’t talk foolish talk.

Bill Alex May 8, 2009 at 7:13 am

I love those country you are talking about so in that case I will for somebody who about this 10 country to put the country in order who is the country that first and second……

Thank you

Don Shinora July 29, 2009 at 1:42 am

Ok Guys as far as concern you are true about India is not the richest country in the world cause of lack of responsibility and etc etc
however it is amaze that this country is still running without system. Don’t you guys see that the system is changing and I am sure that youngster in India are coming up fast and not sticking up with their race caste and all shitty stuff. I have really seen lots of changes in India Guys. I am not saying cause i favoring them , I am telling you the truth. Before I use to underestimate India , well right now I admire them cause some youngster are coming up with brilliant ideas and innovating themselves towards there goals the have the largest working population in the world. All of them are qualify doctors scientist psychologist astronauts. Half of NASA workers are Indians guys.

sanakr.t August 13, 2009 at 4:35 pm

ya i agree with but we r seen lot of beggars in my country .this is frustration of india.then how to developing
is it wright or wrong.

Proud to b Indian September 10, 2009 at 2:12 pm

Yeah, India is the top software producer in the world. we proud to b Indians.
Good work!! Dine

axasd October 21, 2009 at 4:01 am

h…dine ur sort of right…..india produces software alot….but their “after sales service ” is worst…

Asshole November 8, 2009 at 1:55 am

Don’t brag about your country, others are better countries than yours! For example, Singapore gained independence in 1965 or 1964 or whatever in the 60s. Since gaining independence and have lack of natural resources, like water. Singapore does not have any oil reserve and miraclly, Minister Mentor of Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, ( Oldest politician and the longest-serving minister in the world ) and his group of party transformed Singapore into a global hub. Singapore is currently hosting the APEC Summit 2009.

ritesh February 10, 2010 at 7:08 am

little population ,little area !
what will you find easy ..
1.arranging items on your table
2.managing the whole town .
singapore is a small country ..thats really not a big deal if u claim singapore to be better than other countries !
india and china are the worlds largest populations ..!
see how they are running their country ! sometimes its difficult to find singapore on the atlas !

aditya June 13, 2011 at 11:30 pm

correct i’m agree with ritesh , singapore is a small and weak country.

Ca June 9, 2010 at 6:47 am

For your kind info do you know why Singapore developed so fast…..it’s because they followed a typical communist model….Newspapers were controlled,no body could go against the govt etc ….after these steps obviously a country is bound to develop…that’s how even UAE or even china developed

But in india we didn’t follow this and we gave our public freedom and though we could nt be rich we certainly hav a lot if freedom nd we are very happy

Defender of India July 31, 2011 at 1:29 am

Stupid Singaporeans! You think you are very great! Let me remind you that you are all Buddhists and Buddhism originated in India, so that means Indians are superior to you because you have converted to our religion. So shut up and get rid of your arrogance!!!!!!!!!

Singaporeboi December 12, 2009 at 9:30 pm

Hey Roman, have you been to Singapore, or Asia??? ( Includes stopovers )

kenneth January 22, 2010 at 10:47 pm

alrite bitches ,indian ,australian and butt head singaporian.Firstly yes india as a country is rich and if ur talking about the poor ,its true there are rich ,middle class and poor people,its a fact and cant be denied.Now australia is a country of convcts and murderers ,criminals were sent there and confined to what was then called a GOD FORSAKEN island.And yup dont be proud of that shit .probably ur grandparents were confined there for raping,robbing or even killing someone think about it.And finally to fucking singaporian .I have been to that fucked up country ,the only thing u have a good infrastructure ,loads of lady boy who according to u make 50000$ sleeping around .May be ur parents sleep around too when they tuck u in bed .No wonder their salary combined is huge .And u country is one of the smallest countries in the world .Ur sisters or girls act fucking rich ,but actually downing a torn bra or panty.YELLOW sking fungus mother fuckers .Ask me how i know that ,becoz u motherfuckers come over here to canada and act like us .Have u seen ur flat faced ,stinky breath,button eyes in the mirror.I bet my dick looks better than ur face and ur whole fucking country .And yes ask ur fucking people not to come to canada.I think indians and australians are better ,than a fucking MALAY .My country CANADA may not be the top 10 richest in the world but we belong to the G7 and india belongs to the G20.I have a lot of indian friends here and they’re cool.Not like u stuck up asians .I WOULD LOVE TO ASSOSIATE myself with an indian ,rather look at a butt head asian (that includes ur flat face singaporian .) send u mother here ,probably after 9 months u’ll have a baby sister or brother .

ermias February 18, 2010 at 5:06 am

you are right to some extent that India showed a great progress at momment but if we see over all India is omongest the poorest country. India has a lot of natural resources but the poulation of India is very huge of that the GDP`s of the country is not sutisfied to all Indians. India has a great potential to be amongest the richest countries. besides this India has very great educated human resources.

me November 14, 2010 at 11:02 am

that doesn,t make sense

Preeti Giri December 17, 2010 at 6:26 am

yes dine u are right india supply best software engineers to world wide…………….INDIA is largest software producing country…………

JohnMatt January 24, 2011 at 2:15 am

India is also the largest cow urine drinking population in the world.

Amitosh January 29, 2011 at 4:30 pm

I am from a country that used to be India and I love the country too

rohan January 31, 2011 at 10:57 am

YES, u r right india is largest software producing country and moreover india is religious,violence and last but not the least democratic………….SO, yell freely VANDE MATRAMMMMMMMMMM

Ankith February 26, 2011 at 7:41 am

yaaa i also proud 2 be an indian. in top 10 software companies in world, there r 4 companies of india

omkar February 27, 2011 at 6:19 am

bharat mata ki jai
vande matram

ritcchi April 17, 2011 at 7:23 am

hay thankyu so much i hv proud on u,,,???dina

Devon July 21, 2011 at 1:35 pm

Richness of a nation can only be evaluated by how many of its population is content with how much of the basics they can afford to live comfortably. If you have been to the cities in India, you will note hundreds of thousands of homeless people living off the streets and begging for money at every street corner. With a population of well over 1 billion people, India is the second most populous nation in the world. According to UN-HABITAT, India is home to 63% of all slum dwellers in South Asia. This amounts to 170 million people, 17% of the world’s slum dwellers. India’s per capita income, although rising, rank’s it 124th in the world. This low per capita income is one factor that marks the sharp divide between India’s wealthiest and poorest citizens. Approximately 35 percent of India’s 260 million people (a group almost equal to the entire population of the United States) still earns $1 or less a day. And according to the United Nations, 70 million people earn less than $2 a day.

mona July 23, 2011 at 11:00 am

In India no body fix somebody’s problem. Mukesh ambani can be richest in the world but he do not care. If you want to get out of slum you find ways.
If possible indian’s try to run out from India and settle whereever they can. They keep on missing india and will generate other India wherever they are. I am in Califronia it is like india but will not go back. I don’t want to die in nursing home here and cannot go home so I don’t know what to do.

mona July 23, 2011 at 10:53 am

Whatever cloth you buy from India and wash it it will loose color and will spoil other cloths too. Sooo fact is if you buy from India wash it separate or don’t buy . Indian’s you find in whole world why? usually people don’t like to leave their country.

jas August 22, 2011 at 11:21 am

get lost mona u gotta chance to move or you opted goin california…first tell this

Ajith HK August 28, 2011 at 2:40 am

No way man..U may google it up..Its India.!! India is largest producer of Software Enginners(Comp.Science Eng)..Thn how come ur Ireland…Stop kidding man!!

unar September 2, 2011 at 10:16 am

indiansr are worlds number 1
liars
picpoketers
they steal things
indian ki ma ki……………….

SOMAN October 5, 2011 at 12:40 pm

HEY SORRY DUDE CHECK IT AGAIN THEN SOMEONE HAD BEATEN YOU GUYS HAHAHAHAH

Chris October 22, 2011 at 5:08 am

Yeah, bt the software is pirate..so it doenst count

hanesh April 10, 2009 at 3:27 am

hey man this is a wrong statement because India is the world’s largest computer making country

sbongile June 2, 2009 at 5:08 am

hey man! you should know one thing, everything is oil, even computers are made of oil, if you do not have oil in your country you should dig deeper. thanks

Bett June 26, 2009 at 9:09 am

But still they are poor,why do u find Indians scattered all over the countries in the whole, because their country is poor and not condusive,u cant leave a gud place n go to poor countries like africa

Proud to b Indian September 10, 2009 at 2:27 pm

Mr. Bett for your kind information we are hardworking Indian that’s why you can find our brother in every part of the world. As concerned about our country our country is not poor country we are devolving country and we proud to be Indian. Yes we’ve some area where our country is lacking but it doesn’t mean that anybody can abuse us. That’s our problems and we gonna solve them. And mr. so I am giving some facts about India just goes thru them and then save your own but… by reading them…

India never invaded any country in her last 100000 years of history.
When many cultures were only nomadic forest dwellers over 5000 years ago, Indians established Harappan culture in Sindhu Valley (Indus Valley Civilization)
The name ‘India’ is derived from the River Indus, the valleys around which were the home of the early settlers. The Aryan worshippers referred to the river Indus as the Sindhu.
The Persian invaders converted it into Hindu. The name ‘Hindustan’ combines Sindhu and Hindu and thus refers to the land of the Hindus.
Chess was invented in India.
Algebra, Trigonometry and Calculus are studies, which originated in India.
The ‘Place Value System’ and the ‘Decimal System’ were developed in India in 100 B.C.
The World’s First Granite Temple is the Brihadeswara Temple at Tanjavur, Tamil Nadu. The shikhara of the temple is made from a single 80-tonne piece of granite. This magnificent temple was built in just five years, (between 1004 AD and 1009 AD) during the reign of Rajaraja Chola.
India is the largest democracy in the world, the 6th largest Country in the world, and one of the most ancient civilizations.
The game of Snakes & Ladders was created by the 13th century poet saint Gyandev. It was originally called ‘Mokshapat’. The ladders in the game represented virtues and the snakes indicated vices. The game was played with cowrie shells and dices. In time, the game underwent several modifications, but its meaning remained the same, i.e. good deeds take people to heaven and evil to a cycle of re-births.
The world’s highest cricket ground is in Chail, Himachal Pradesh. Built in 1893 after leveling a hilltop, this cricket pitch is 2444 meters above sea level.
India has the largest number of Post Offices in the world.
The largest employer in the world is the Indian Railways, employing over a million people.
The world’s first university was established in Takshila in 700 BC. More than 10,500 students from all over the world studied more than 60 subjects. The University of Nalanda built in the 4th century was one of the greatest achievements of ancient India in the field of education.
Ayurveda is the earliest school of medicine known to mankind. The Father of Medicine, Charaka, consolidated Ayurveda 2500 years ago.
India was one of the richest countries till the time of British rule in the early 17th Century. Christopher Columbus, attracted by India’s wealth, had come looking for a sea route to India when he discovered America by mistake.
The Art of Navigation & Navigating was born in the river Sindh over 6000 years ago. The very word Navigation is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘NAVGATIH’. The word navy is also derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Nou’.
Bhaskaracharya rightly calculated the time taken by the earth to orbit the Sun hundreds of years before the astronomer Smart. According to his calculation, the time taken by the Earth to orbit the Sun was 365.258756484 days.
The value of “pi” was first calculated by the Indian Mathematician Budhayana, and he explained the concept of what is known as the Pythagorean Theorem. He discovered this in the 6th century, long before the European mathematicians.
Algebra, Trigonometry and Calculus also originated in India.Quadratic Equations were used by Sridharacharya in the 11th century. The largest numbers the Greeks and the Romans used were 106 whereas Hindus used numbers as big as 10*53 (i.e. 10 to the power of 53) with specific names as early as 5000 B.C.during the Vedic period.Even today, the largest used number is Terra: 10*12(10 to the power of 12).
Until 1896, India was the only source of diamonds in the world
(Source: Gemological Institute of America).
The Baily Bridge is the highest bridge in the world. It is located in the Ladakh valley between the Dras and Suru rivers in the Himalayan mountains. It was built by the Indian Army in August 1982.
Sushruta is regarded as the Father of Surgery. Over2600 years ago Sushrata & his team conducted complicated surgeries like cataract, artificial limbs, cesareans, fractures, urinary stones, plastic surgery and brain surgeries.
Usage of anaesthesia was well known in ancient Indian medicine. Detailed knowledge of anatomy, embryology, digestion, metabolism,physiology, etiology, genetics and immunity is also found in many ancient Indian texts.
India exports software to 90 countries.
The four religions born in India – Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism, are followed by 25% of the world’s population.
Jainism and Buddhism were founded in India in 600 B.C. and 500 B.C. respectively.
Islam is India’s and the world’s second largest religion.
There are 300,000 active mosques in India, more than in any other country, including the Muslim world.
The oldest European church and synagogue in India are in the city of Cochin. They were built in 1503 and 1568 respectively.
Jews and Christians have lived continuously in India since 200 B.C. and 52 A.D. respectively
The largest religious building in the world is Angkor Wat, a Hindu Temple in Cambodia built at the end of the 11th century.
The Vishnu Temple in the city of Tirupathi built in the 10th century, is the world’s largest religious pilgrimage destination. Larger than either Rome or Mecca, an average of 30,000 visitors donate $6 million (US) to the temple everyday.
Sikhism originated in the Holy city of Amritsar in Punjab. Famous for housing the Golden Temple, the city was founded in 1577.
Varanasi, also known as Benaras, was called “the Ancient City” when Lord Buddha visited it in 500 B.C., and is the oldest, continuously inhabited city in the world today.
India provides safety for more than 300,000 refugees originally from Sri Lanka, Tibet, Bhutan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, who escaped to flee religious and political persecution.
His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists, runs his government in exile from Dharmashala in northern India.
Martial Arts were first created in India, and later spread to Asia by Buddhist missionaries.
Yoga has its origins in India and has existed for over 5,000 years.

SO WE ARE PROUD TO BE INDIAN

Roman September 11, 2009 at 1:44 pm

Thanks! I read it all and I am happy to say that I learned a lot of new things about India and the world :)

kate November 29, 2009 at 7:37 pm

ummm… could you please like not write so much

jade November 3, 2009 at 8:29 pm

you are a сукасын. you are an ignorant fool if you are thinking that africa is poor? you should infact ask about your lineage, because fools like you don’t know were they come from. am proud to be an african. but you,destituted. IDIOT

To: Jade November 8, 2009 at 7:13 pm

Hey you , Jade, you are rich…Rich… And I know it… Cuz Africans that own cars and computers with Internet connection are F*cking rich . But, if you would change your whole money to American Currency/Singapore’s currency, I bet you wouldn;t be rich anymore. If you buy a $300,000 house in Singapore, you’ll get about 120 square feet house with 3 or 4 bedrooms, 1 living room, a kitchen and a toilet. Britney’s Spears mansion, a $7.5 million dollars mansion,35,000 square feet, is equivilant to a 8,000 square feet house in SIngapore. So Jade, you can be a rich in Africa, a bit rich in America, but no rich in Singapore. If you go to SIngapore, you want to go back to Africa cuz here is expensive.( + 7% GST ) For us it’s cheap cuz we are already used to it. An extra large pizza from Pizza Hut will cost $50 Singapore Dollars. And here, we have lots of kind of people, the Chinese( not from China ), the Malay( Not Malaysians ) , the Indians( Not from India ), Westerners, ( They are Singaporeans )some Filipino workers, Indonesian workers, Indian national workers, Middle-east workers, Chinese national workers and about 40% of foreigner workers here are from USA, Europe,Canada, UK ( excluding Ireland ) Australia/NZ. If you visit Singapore, you’ll find a lot of type of people. The main Languages here are : English, Chinese, Malay, Tamil, Arabic. So Jade, don’t think of living or working in Singapore. Most crimes here are not from Singaporeans, but foreigners from Philippines, Indonesia, China, Hong Kong, Africa ( Drug smuggling ) and lastly, Malaysia. Indian nationals rarely commit crimes here, but the thing is, they like to stop in the middle of the way blocking others! DONE

Hey Roman November 16, 2009 at 5:43 am

What is tat brown-thingy on your head. It looks like Mickey Mouse’s ears except its brown. If you replied, please email me cuz my comments here usually dont get replies

Weteyes November 21, 2011 at 5:32 am

Buddha was born in nepal… Dont say that buddhism was originated from india… Before british invasion there was no india.. There were to many little kingdom…. Try to learn some more history.

Anyway indian sucks… Real india is not like what u see in bollywood movies. Real indian dont know the dress up sense and ugliest beside miss world and their bollywood actors.

jes December 11, 2009 at 10:26 pm

we have a saying dont touch garbage let it stay in one corner and throw the frangnance all arround same is with americans and indians american stays in one corner and indians are all arround the world educating son of bitches.

ritesh February 10, 2010 at 7:01 am

dude ..in india we call this as brain drain ..!! brainy indians go abroad to help the dumbs there ..!! got dat !!
who says indians are poor ?? we are carrying worlds 2nd largest population ..so you guys expect we all as billionaires !! cut that crap !go to wiki and search the list of billionaires ..see how many of them are indians .and this too within 62 years of glorious independence ! and guys boasting about america ! thats too small in 250 years !!

Ghaz April 13, 2010 at 12:18 pm

too bad half the population dies everyday of starvation or diseases!!!LOL!!!

To: Hanesh November 8, 2009 at 7:21 pm

It doesn’t mean it is the richest. It only counts the average citizen of the country earns, right Roman?

jes December 12, 2009 at 9:55 pm

whoever replied as to:jade he doesnt even know what singapur means and talking about singapur currency and by the way do u know how many fathers u have coz so many languages are spoken their and so many kind of people live their. and if u start to do currency exchanging go to bahreen and i hope if u sell ur house u will be able to pay one day and night rent of 5 star hotels bill. man stop comparing about currency conversion talk about how much facilities u can get with one day earnings and i know how old cars are running in singapur and how people get drunk and fall on the roads and fight wiht each other and i think ur the one of those guys.

Singaporeboi December 13, 2009 at 11:26 pm

HAHAHAHA stupid jes. Old cars in Singapore??? You’re kiddin’. If you go to Singapore, don’t be surprised if you see ferraris, lambos, BMW, Mercedes, Porshe or any kind of super cars near a shopping mall or at the carpark of a neighbourhood place. 10% of the population of Singapore are millionaires! Stupid Jes. I think you’re a black Indian as you pronounce Singapore as Singapur. That’s what Indians call Singapore – Singapur. Both my mum and my dad drives a Mercedes while my brother drives a BMW 750i. My sister shares the same car as my mum. I’m the youngest in my family. I can’t drive yet as I’m not at the right age yet. Go fuck yourself, black Indian who is currently using the name ”Jes”.

Singaporeboi December 13, 2009 at 11:28 pm

BTW, Singapore means Lion City. Singa means lion and pore means city. It’s was founded by a British guy named Raffles and named after an Indonesian.

nisha March 5, 2011 at 10:01 am

hey you asshole Singaporeboi…don’t you have any other job..?? if you are not at the right age better go and study to find a good job. otherwise you would become unemployed and poor after the retirement of your dad….hahahaha.. and you are criticizing on black indians, what will do if your face gets damaged after a road accident?? would you really like yourself after being ugly.

nisha March 5, 2011 at 10:03 am

better don’t laugh at GOD’s creation.

ella rivera April 17, 2009 at 12:23 am

eve though your country makes computer,,,it doesnt say that it’s the richest…are you dreaming???

To: Jade November 8, 2009 at 7:18 pm

A Toyota Corolla Altis in Singapore cost $60,000. Very expensive. Talk about buying houses in Singapore.

jes December 12, 2009 at 10:02 pm

then what if toyota corolla altis cost $60,000 in singapore it could be more for u not for every one in this world. their are people in africa those u can buy half of ur city in singapore. and what is singapore in the world no news on the international news channel i had have heard about u guys execpt gang rape of girl and kids shooting in the class coz the girl he like doesnt like him. talk about the big countries in the world of whom u hear everyday. talk about america england india china poland german russia. what is singapore nothing anyway i like to visit singapore, wow i still remember those shops witht the girls to choose which one u want to fuck and no restriction what ever u want them to do they will do 4 u.. i miss that i wana visit again singapore.

Singaporeboi December 13, 2009 at 6:51 am

Hahahaha???? Some africans can buy half the city of Singapore???? You gotta be kiddin’ me Jes. Just let Roman settle this matter and see if africans can buy half the city of Singapore.

Singaporeboi December 13, 2009 at 6:53 am

Stupid Jes. Singapore don’t even sell guns, idiot. At least our skin are not like yours, African.

jes December 14, 2009 at 2:21 am

where u live singaporeboi, and tht name singapur i said coz i know some of indian pronouncations . and if u really know where this singa word came from i think u will be genius but im sure u dont know………….its a sanskirt word in other way its also called sinh or singh and by the way im not indian and not american, im canadian i have background of america and my grandfather is indian i have visited almost all of asian countries and know maybe more than u ok so go and fuck ur slef and if u cant tell me i can come their to fuck u coz it really doesnt matter to me to come their everyday to fuck u and come back to canada to sleep………by the way ur mother is very nice lady and she folds very nice napkins….tell her hi from my side…

Singaporeboi December 14, 2009 at 11:14 pm

Go to Clarke Quay and see for yourself! Full of lambos and ferraris. By the way, my mum’s from America while my dad from canada. They purposely make me Singaporean and they are planning to be a Singapore citizen soon…

Singaporeboi December 14, 2009 at 11:28 pm

bEHAHAHAHA!!!!! Singapore’s ”Hummers” are very cheap. It can even kill you! Only a few dollars… Change the ”U” to ”A”. ”Hammer”…

fuck u August 9, 2010 at 8:50 am

a tsunami come and ur country is gone

Human Being February 13, 2011 at 1:07 pm

There’s this wonderful info given about your country’s name as “founded by a British guy named Raffles and named after an Indonesian.”
Even the name of your country is given birth by ppl frm many countries. I don’t know how many countries’ ppl gave birth to u :D hahahah

Parsi at top February 13, 2012 at 5:06 pm

You said Ur mom and sister drivn Merc.. But dont forget that I am the one diving both of them. Hey boy, this is not a right spot for you. Go to your school 2mro. Shut dow the computer & Get a life you creep. I been to your tiny singapore, and before on day trip, your country finished. Are you proudy about this small piece of shit??!! Lol. If a war scene comes, you had to kiss indians black ass for a help or support. Nobody in Asia will help you other than India. China waiting for a cance to tear you apart. If all chines coming to your country and piss, it will be piss flood and your contry will be no more. Such a samll thing!!! better do something creative other than discussing a point which you already knows its fake and fabricated. Good luck

jes December 14, 2009 at 2:30 am

what, really ! u have ferraries amd lambo, by the way how many 2-3 or 5 in all country hey dont make everybody fool i have been to singapore and i know how good looking cars are on the roads……….

Singaporeboi December 14, 2009 at 11:33 pm

Name the places you visited in Singapore, Jes

Asshole Indians November 8, 2009 at 6:42 pm

Hey Roman, I want to speak to you in Singlish first.

Eh, dis one the list is counted by the average salary in a month or year ah??? Or just the richest people? I ”bo faham”* ah!
*bo = Don’t ( In Chinese )
*faham= Understand ( In Malay )

jes December 13, 2009 at 8:24 am

hey u stupid Singaporeboi what if they dont sell gun they do black market and specially ur judges like Wu Xiaoqing are mafia in the white shirt, taking bribes from indians and chinese mafia. assholes u guys use ur power at wrong place………and for ur confirmation im an american not an african . singapore is just a shit hole of the world nothing more if u think of singapore u just think o cheap electronic things and prostitutes nothing else if their is something special please let me know i know their is nothing u asshole……

Singaporeboi December 13, 2009 at 11:11 pm

I know your a black guy living in america.

Singaporeboi December 13, 2009 at 11:15 pm

Shut up black jes you’re not american! You argued with AmericanPride so you’re not American. You’re a black African.

Dare to face the indians November 30, 2010 at 9:56 am

ur name is shows that u r a racist…If we r assholes u r the ass from it

Dr wilfred Ayomide December 10, 2009 at 2:32 am

i will like you to add me to your yahoo list so that will can talk better.Thanks

Sean Quinn December 11, 2009 at 5:02 pm

Hey you said Ireland having the largest marker of computer software in the world ruins the article. I happen to be Irish and my I.C.T knowledge is away above average so please don’t say things about my country that your not sure about perhaps the U.S, Japan and China has more powerful computer software than Ireland but i happen to know for a fact that Ireland is the most advanced country in Europe.

Unknown April 17, 2010 at 8:06 am

Wooow lots of arguments i believe many of the opinions are right India do know a lot about computer software but they are NOT the riches country many of their people live in slums and by the garbage.

US is not the greatest and the riches country of all and if their army was so great how come the can’t even defeat on man or at least find him it shows that their army is so pathetic. They are not the kindest country and I’m sure that what they have donated to other countries has helped them in many ways. They show how evil they can when they are blowing up houses and killing families of small children and babies and that is a fact u cannot deny. If you don’t believe it (this is to mr american pride) then look it up i’m sure you will find something.

Indians so not copy everything i mean look at america and how they steal other people’s cultures such as kill bill i mean is karate and such fighting skill from america from US NO, the have US rappers and rnb singers which originated from BLACK PEOPLE.

well that’s what i think

mehdi August 17, 2011 at 3:02 am

iran have the bigest sources of hydrocarbons in world(oil+gas)

robert saint amour May 25, 2008 at 2:22 pm

this is the most ridiculous list i’ve ever seen

the usa with 45 million people without medicare is among the poorest nations on the planet, both morally and financially

Roman May 26, 2008 at 1:47 am

I agree with you Robert – the US has got to have one of the worse medicare in the planet. I’ve lived most of my life in Europe – and about a year in the US. When it comes to medical aid I’d choose Europe any time!
But speaking financially – Having everyone sign up for a medical insurance is a great way of pumping money into the economy. Too bad that in my opinion people’s health is not something you can play with!

Jake July 15, 2009 at 10:16 pm

well stay in europe then. keep paying taxes so your arab and african invaders can free health care.

john June 16, 2011 at 5:17 pm

oh ya u americans not only give money to pakistani’s to help them but to instigate terrorism ..but b careful americans u don’t know what our pakistani and afganisthan neighbours are capable of …U might say that u can invade pakistan in two but after that the very survival of u will be in great danger china and all other muslim counties support them bow to us or v’ll make u .

Medicare November 8, 2009 at 6:53 pm

How bout’ Singapore??? When a patient leaves the clinic, the patient won’t leave with empty hands, the patient will leave with medicines – Yes, medicines in the clinic. It usually cost $20+ ( Singapore Dollars, $15 if changed into US currency) If you go to the clinic, don’t expect it to be cheap! – Singapore is one of the most expensive cities/countries in the world!

Hey Roman November 8, 2009 at 7:30 pm

I’m proud to be a Singaporean. 8.5% of the population of Singapore are millionaires! The highest percentage in the world!!!!!

john June 16, 2011 at 5:21 pm

what u hav a population of whooping hundred members about which 50 are from other countries …

being Indian~ProudMatter! August 28, 2011 at 2:53 am

So wat.???Singapore is an DUMB city.!! Even Bangalore(K’taka) is better thn singapore.!!

GR November 22, 2008 at 2:48 pm

You have no idea what you are talking about and you know nothing about the principals of a capitalist society.

Roman November 23, 2008 at 12:55 am

Thanks for clarifying this! You are the smartest and the best and you always know what you are talking about!

us fuck the rest June 22, 2009 at 7:42 pm

fuck you, you dome ass piece of shit you dont know what the fuck you are talking about, the US will whip all of europes ass in a couple of days as well as the rest of the world
so go fuck yourself and your piece of shit dome ass eurpoe that is probalby goin to get itself in another world war and then come crying to us AMERICANS to help their weak asses
so get the hel out o fthe US we dont want your dome ass motherfuckers in our country

CanadianMan September 1, 2009 at 5:54 pm

Your very retarded. USA couldn’t whip out all of Europe without a shitload of countries attacking them. USA relies on Nukes. Nukes create danger to the ecosystem. you live in a ecosystem if it’s removed you die faster. Canada doesn’t need USA’s help either. USA beginning the largest in debt make’s it the poorest. notify that USA isn’t the greatest it has nice Regions & People. But your Goverment is a pile of coporate bullshit. Privatized Healhcare isn’t the way to go. Make it better for you. log off and make yourself a responsible american. We don’t need people like you in the world. If you wanted to do something get money and buy countries like what you did with Alaska instead of taking it away from Mexico in 1847.

Sincerely,
Cody Freson.

WandiniBoricua June 18, 2010 at 4:15 pm

In total agreement with Canadian Man….to think I was born is US territory, but most Americans are in denial or they won’t ACCEPT truth. We live in Babylon. Our Government sucks brass balls, like anyone in power, at the end of the day comes down to GREED.

Politicians promise the world and never deliver, go figure. The sufferers are the people. We have good and bad every where and I don’t like to generalize but when you hear the ignorant–don’t you just want to bitch slap them?

us fuck the rest June 22, 2009 at 7:47 pm

and what the fuck are you
a fucking guy or a fagatass girl seriously r u a fucking bisexual or transvesti ro something
hahah bitch as thats why u hatin on the US

NICOLE July 6, 2009 at 4:34 pm

OMG!!!!!!! pull ur head out of your ****!!!! your language is discraceful!! you sound like you have no idea what you are talking about!!!! and sound like an idiot!!! im sure the us is great, but like all countries has a severe degree of poverty!!!! weather it is medicare, food or water!! no country is perfect!!! u are an embarrasment to yours!!!!! your president would be horrified at what you are writing!!! give it up!

james December 5, 2010 at 10:17 pm

i am an american and yes we do have idiots like some people on here 99% are nice, but like most countries it is that 1% most of the time that runs our countries makes it hard on everyone else i think it is them 1% that have greed that makes me want to leave this nation.

Ofentse May 8, 2009 at 6:43 am

I agree with you Robert that america is the poorest in terms of the morality and as for the australians’ comments, it just shows how inconsiderate you are to another human-being’s economic or social standing. If ‘australia’ is so much better than India their citizens wouldn’t conduct themselves as you do. Economics doesn’t determine how great a country is the people do…by the sound of things it would be advisable for everyone to visit india because of the passion and politeness Dine and Hanesh show.

Hey Indians November 9, 2009 at 4:45 am

You stupid Indian. Dine and Hanesh are not polite, asshole

monuji March 8, 2010 at 7:30 am

how dare u to say that indians are stupid . if u will meet me then i will clear u that who is stupid u or indians

kamran August 7, 2010 at 3:31 pm

hey f***** , you are stupid …not us,..hw dare u mother f*****….

Gobind dubey March 7, 2012 at 1:55 am

Its not a simple matter for it you can’t abbuse to anyone if yo do as than its clear that you have lost your mind

mark May 26, 2008 at 6:41 am

This list is based on GDp per capita which is a measurable amount, the fact speak for themselved. So, to call this list ridiculous is like calling the fortune 500 list ridiculous. If it just IS, you cannot call it ridiculous!

Roman May 26, 2008 at 8:07 am

GDP per capita is indeed a measurable amount – I haven’t made this list up. If I did, I’d probably put Estonia (that’s where I live) in number 1 spot :twisted:

Phebee September 25, 2008 at 10:26 am

baker May 26, 2008 at 11:10 pm

Abu Dhabi is the capital of the UAE

Roman May 27, 2008 at 2:10 am

Thanks for the comment Baker! I mistakenly assumed that when Dubai is the largest city of UAE, it should also be the capital!
Thanks for letting me know!

Jacob January 29, 2009 at 10:29 pm

Thats like saying Portland oregon is Oregons capital……

Musa July 7, 2009 at 7:49 am

Dubai isnt the larcest citi in the uae sharjah is

Stephen June 8, 2008 at 3:04 pm

i no

nadia May 27, 2008 at 8:47 am

Qatar actually kicked in to the #1 spot with approximately $81,200 :)

Roman May 27, 2008 at 9:02 am

It actually depends on who’s statistics you believe. According to IMF (International Monetary Fund) Qatar is #1, according to the World Bank and CIA World Factbook – it’s #2.
This list is made from information obtained from the CIA World Factbook.
One thing is sure however – Qatar is rich :twisted:

wasile petre June 10, 2010 at 8:53 am

Nice looking chicks in Qatar , all in minis and high heels !

Blobby November 27, 2010 at 3:59 am

Oh get a life
how pathetic can you get! idiot!
You’re talking about an Arab Muslim city not european or indian how low can you fall.

Nathan May 30, 2008 at 11:36 pm

What about Vatican City? It’s considered to be its own country. I wonder how much the pope makes?

Roman May 31, 2008 at 1:30 pm

Vatican has a national income of about 250 million USD/year.
However I think that they hold a majority of their financial assets offshore.
The pope is in a sense the richest person in the world – he can pretty much do whatever he wants for free. He has churches all over the world that in a sense belong to him.

Blobby November 27, 2010 at 4:04 am

Churches belong to God
not a measly human being which half the world has doubts on

Smith June 1, 2008 at 4:19 am

Do my eyes deceive me, or is England not on this list?
If the latter then the CIA World Fact-book need to revaluate their facts -seriously.

Roman June 1, 2008 at 1:16 pm

Smith, your eyes are not deceiving you – England is not in the list. In fact, there are several lists out there and England is not in the top ten in any of them…

IKILLU April 28, 2009 at 12:17 pm

I know where you live. MWHAHAhAHAHAHA!!!!! IM GOING TO FiND YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

IKILLU April 28, 2009 at 12:19 pm

wow, this guys on crak! RUN LIKE HEEELL!!!OR BEETHOVEN!!!

IKILLU April 28, 2009 at 12:20 pm

England looks like a large decaying turd from close up… just to let u know

john June 16, 2011 at 5:35 pm

don’t be deceived because they calculate own wealth not those which are stolen from india etc…

dude June 1, 2008 at 8:03 am

oil account to only a small percentage of UAE overall economy. it is not considered to be oil rich.

sir jorge June 2, 2008 at 6:47 pm

this is a surprising list indeed.

Roman June 2, 2008 at 7:06 pm

What’s so surprising sir jorge?

kamran August 7, 2010 at 3:35 pm

are u a problematic man…u dont have any work??haa… u can only comment on others post without any reason…. shut ur mouth always… a** h****

idk March 4, 2012 at 9:06 pm

dude u put an extra star :)

Elin June 2, 2008 at 9:11 pm

Luxembourg isnt that rich in reality as on paper though, the reason is that there’s ALOT of people who live in other countries work in Luxembourg, and just drive over the border and work there. As they live in other countries they’re forced to tax to the country they actually live in.

So there’s alot more people contributing to the GDP then there’s actually living there. Reality is if you ytavel there is that it’s a country just like France and nothing else really, your not going to find bus drivers who take in 80.000$ a year. If you go to Norway though, you’ll find that most people actually earn atleast 55.000$. Huge diffrence.

Roman June 3, 2008 at 11:06 am

Elin, I have also been to Luxembourg for at least 5 times in the past few years since a member of my family works there for the EU.
I agree, that it is very similar to France but numbers are numbers! Luxembourg is rich :)

Ghandi April 17, 2010 at 7:01 pm

No Luxembourg is so rich because the contry works as a safe haven for rich people who want to ignore paying tax!!

Stephen June 8, 2008 at 3:02 pm

Hay Im 12! But this list makes alot of sence to me. Norway is rich from oil. Yet the gas is 11 dollers a gallon! lolololol!!!

Silo December 27, 2008 at 11:29 pm

nop Mr steph, you got the wrong information, Am Norwegian and in Norway we buy a liter of gas at 13 kroner, so if its a gallon its 39 kroner which is almost 7 us dollars, to make sure check the prices on the internet..Norway is not an industrialized country, but we have a lot of gas, fish, n some companies which build ships…But with a small population of about 4,7 million people,, Norway is a small country n is not that known…But one of the richest!!

johhnno February 6, 2009 at 7:56 am

Norway is a good country, you may earn a lot but earning $55K there is like somoene earning $25k in France. that is me factoring cost of living.

wasile petre June 10, 2010 at 8:58 am

Don’t tell them man! you’ll get millions of indians and pakis coming to Norway now..

Kim August 22, 2010 at 7:44 pm

“Don’t tell them man! you’ll get millions of indians and pakis coming to Norway now..”

Too late their already here, loundering money at fast food joints and leeching of our wealth.
Just like the kikes driving the new world order wants it. Most Norwegians are dossile, ignorant and obliviuos to this. The ones who speak up are labeled racist. The new world order has arrived. We are slowly becoming a basterdized people here. Immigrants get $50.000 when getting their citizenship. Fuck immigrants, fuck the NWO and the kikes who are destroying the beauty of our different races and people in the world.

harjit March 31, 2012 at 10:06 am

the peoples runs towards,the thieves, who stole their minerals, the richness that was gifted by god to them,check ur economy and sources of ur economy then u will start believes in go

Mc Funkay J Dog June 8, 2008 at 3:08 pm

Norway rocks!!!!! Woo Hoo!! Norway!!!!

Stephen June 8, 2008 at 3:10 pm

Why are gas prices that high in norway? Roman, Your smart, Do you no why?

Roman June 8, 2008 at 3:45 pm

Norway is a country with extremely high salaries. If you look at how much they get paid vs how much they spend for gas then it doesn’t look so bad!
Norway also has extremely high taxes – they make up most of the gas prices!

Maresz September 8, 2008 at 2:30 pm

Hi

in fact the Norwegians made a conscious decision in the 60s to keep domestic energy prices on par with the globally prevailing price level. Thus recognising that whats in the ground is not really @free@ unlike the arabs and latin americans seem to think.
Thanks to this decision, together with ptting a large part of their oil income in reserves, they are not waisting energy and have managed to avoid dutch disease, when the rest of the economy disintegrates because everything goes to the oil sector.
IMHO NOrway is the tru richest country in the world – their national oil fund has over 50t dollars per capita, no budget deficit, no government debt, high and rleatively uniform income for most people, 2% unemployment… When oil and brains meet…

Stephen June 18, 2008 at 4:24 pm

So gas being 11 dollers a gallon in Norway, the people there dont really care about the price? Its also kind of strange concidering their country is one of the countries with the the most oil in Europe!

Roman June 18, 2008 at 10:43 pm

Yes, its a bit strange that the country with a lot of oil has one of the highest gas prices in Europe.
Another reason why this is happening is that Norway is very keen on saving the environment. High taxes on gas makes it possible to give back to the environment to lessen the effects from pollution which are inevitable when using gas.

Silo December 29, 2008 at 12:28 pm

Don’t let these people feed u wrong information, we don’t buy a gallon of gas at 11 dollars….check for your self, we buy it at almost 7 dollars, and 11

kate November 29, 2009 at 7:33 pm

us is the best!!!!!

margaret August 25, 2010 at 9:51 pm

please i am very poor girl so please i will like you to help me
please anyway i am in my final year examination so please i will like you to use this details to send me the amount of the fees please anyway i dont have id card so try to use my brother details now ok as you can send it as onlione now
Name:Nathaniel Takyi
Country:Ghana
City:Kumasi
Bank:Western union money transfer
Zip code:00233
please after you have send it please send the information through my mail now okay thank you for everything please the amount is not much is only400$
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Stephen June 29, 2008 at 8:35 pm

Thats why Norway is a great country!It cares more about the important stuf! Not bad stuf like blowing up places.

shaila July 2, 2008 at 3:20 am

OWERN BUFFET IS THE RICHEST PERSON IN THE WORLD.AND HE IS FROM AMERICA.

shlila shut up plz September 13, 2008 at 7:47 am

lol… those rulers of the arab gulf have way more than your friend buffet..
that no one knows about..

john chrysller December 24, 2008 at 4:56 am

yah! but hows rich if will not happy!!!!!

George July 4, 2008 at 1:59 am

Hey Roman, I just graduated university with a business degree. I live in vancouver canada. Where can i work to make lots of money. Vancouver doesn’t pay recent grads very well and i want to buy a condo here. the only way to do that is to make money. How can i make a lot of money in a foriegn country and come back home and live modestly without worrying about paying the bills.

Roman July 4, 2008 at 6:52 am

George!
It depends what you are good in and what you would like to do with your life!
For instance I like marketing and personal finance so I started this website where I write about things related to money and finance and my plane is to also make some money with ads!
So it pretty much depends on what you set your mind to!

Wapangapo December 27, 2008 at 11:58 pm

True that!!

danial khaling July 6, 2008 at 1:04 am

Hi
I don’t see many welathy economies in the list .
Britian contributes a lot of money to many third world countries It has got to be wealthy as a member of G8 But it is nowhere in the list. China is emerging as the fastest growing economy and probably the seond wealthiest in GDP But why is china not in the top ten welathy list. I am surprised.And also India is not in the list.

Roman July 6, 2008 at 4:43 am

Danial!
In terms of total wealth you are probably correct – Britain, China and India are very rich. That’s because they are large countries with a lot of people.
GDP per capita however measures “how rich a country is” by taking all the money a countries economy produces and divides it by the number of people living in that country. This way you will get a somewhat honest picture how much extra wealth a person living in that country produces.

China and India have a lot of money but when you divide it between more than 1 billion people living in these countries you will not have much left. In fact in the list China is 30 and India 126th. Britain is in the 20th place!

If you would just look how much a country makes without taking into account the amount of people living there China would be the 4th largest economy in the world, UK the 5th and India 12th.
The more people live in a country the greater potential for a larger economy!

Silo December 27, 2008 at 11:37 pm

nice and straight forward answer!

sambhu tuladhar July 6, 2008 at 1:08 am

If I ever get a holiday I am going to Luxembourg and work there in the bank if I could fine a job there. The Bus drivers may not take $80000 home but there may be people taking millions and some may be taking less then 50000. GDP is total income divided by the population.As simple as that.

Roman July 6, 2008 at 4:43 am

A member of my family actually works in Luxembourg and I can tell you this – they do indeed get paid really good over there!

K March 5, 2010 at 9:11 pm

Hi ROman,
Something struck me and want to hear your view, Why do you think those Arab nations are always on the Richest list but never on any lists of The happiest or the best walfare? do you know where their money go to?

Roman March 7, 2010 at 7:48 am

I am pretty sure that it is because the Arab countries have huge inequalities among the people – there is a small number of ultra rich billionaires who can do whatever they want and then there are a lot of people who have to spend their days in poverty.
So on average the countries are rich but there are large populations of unhappy and poor people living there!

PEER SHA April 8, 2010 at 4:54 pm

Roman you are wrong, I have been to Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman. All these countries are super rich and they are all spreading their wealth to the population, building infrastructures, etc… In fact, the west Middle East is under construction and don’t 1/4 of skyscrapers in the world are found in Middle East. People are very happy, kind and well educated. Poverty is becoming rare but I am talking only about those Arab countries with immense resources. See by yourself.

However, Arabs that don’t have resources are poor and sometimes corrupt like in a part of Europe, the western is developed and eastern developing.

Blobby November 27, 2010 at 4:15 am

LOL
this answer just made your knowledge fall a long way down now all the comments of yours i read earlier could are starting to look . . .

Maria July 14, 2008 at 1:57 am

Hi,

I am Diana from Sweden but currently I work in Qatar in the education city. It is completely true that Qatar is one of the richest countries in the world. If you come to Qatar, you will see most of Qatari people wear Gucci, Versace and Luis Vuitton wherever you go. Moreover, the place where I live, each house has at least two modern cars and it is normal there. In deed Qatari people are the kindest people I’ve ever seen in my life. They are so helpful. If I had to choose between Sweden and Qatar to spend the rest of my life in, I would choose Qatar.

Roman July 14, 2008 at 2:31 pm

Nice to get some comments from people actually living in some of the richest countries in the world!

Shawn May 14, 2011 at 10:49 am

Hey myself shawn and I wanna make Maria My frnd, Will U

Maria July 14, 2008 at 2:04 am

Sorry. I wrote my daughter’s name while she was talking to me.

Steven July 15, 2008 at 4:50 pm

I really shocked when i saw Luxemberg in the 1st place.It is a great name for that country

Stephen July 22, 2008 at 4:34 pm

Roman, how did you no that India was in 126th! ive been wanting to look at a long orderd list of the richist countries in order since I was 9!

Roman July 23, 2008 at 3:57 pm
M.Kashif Malik July 27, 2008 at 11:33 am

I just want to know that how much a person can get hourly in sweden as it is the neighbouring country of norway which is nominated a rich country by you.And also tell me which country is best to live england or sweden? in any way..i,e: more wages,living expenses,studies etc.. Thanks

Roman July 31, 2008 at 6:54 am

How much you can make hourly in Sweden is entirely up to what kind of work you are doing and how good you are at it.
According to statistics the average pay in Sweden is about 13 Euros an hour (20 dollars).

If you can’t speak Swedish then England is a better country for you to live – because you already speak English!
People in Sweden generally speak English, but it is very difficult to get a good job if you do not speak Swedish!

M.Kashif Malik July 27, 2008 at 11:40 am

I am surprised you didn’t you spoke about Germany in the rich countries…..? I think it is more rich than England….

Roman July 31, 2008 at 6:48 am

Yes, Germany is a very rich country but in terms of how much an average person generates wealth it does not make the top 10. It is in the 21st place while England(which was also absent from the list) is number 20.
The problem with Germany is that east Germany which used to be a communist country during the Cold War era is a lot poorer than the west part of the country. That brings their average down a bit.

Anders July 29, 2008 at 12:09 am

The link on Norway goes to Luxemburg. You should be shamed of your self :P

- Norwayman

Roman July 29, 2008 at 4:01 am

Lol, thanks for letting me know – It’s fixed now!
Funny that about 50 000 people have read this post and you are the first to notice :)

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from the university of nigeria nssuka
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who that can be, able to support my school

again i, have an assignement in united state, as oil engineer.
but since then i, am unsuccessfule, in looking for a” pesone
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Dear as, you can see I,am a”lady of no. father non mother, non relation but I,trying to achieved in life, so please I,would like you to help me untill i, finshed, my bs degree.. from the university of Nigeria; thank you for your support i,am greatfule
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wasile petre June 10, 2010 at 9:07 am

i love sending money to Nigeria , what’s your address ?

angel January 5, 2011 at 4:12 am

hi its me angel wana b your friend. am 21 years old , i lost my parents when m kid . plz is there anybody who can help me for my education .m very helpless plz anybody help me.i don wana giv up so plz help me

angel January 5, 2011 at 4:23 am

blessing nweze i think your luck n my luck almost same ; just sis neva giv up. i hope someone is here who can help us .. lo v u.

M.Kashif Malik July 29, 2008 at 4:46 am

hey roman i am still waiting for your reply!!!!

Roman July 31, 2008 at 6:44 am

I was on a trip to Moldova and Ukraine and didn’t have too much access to internet over there!
Anyhow I am answering your questions right know!

kashif July 31, 2008 at 6:47 am

what about morocco in the richest countries?

Roman July 31, 2008 at 6:59 am

It seems that Morocco isn’t really that rich of a country – it is 121st on the list.

Felicia Antwi December 20, 2008 at 8:36 am

i want friend so i will be happy to hear from u again. Thank you.

Proud to b Indian September 10, 2009 at 2:44 pm

Hi Roman, I am a true indian who loves my country and whole world.But i am disapointed with the language that people are using for any country’s pride or people. So can you help me to live people their own life and should let other live thier own life.

Srish March 6, 2010 at 10:59 am

We rea hospitable from our root. I respect every culture but I believe more than everything HUMANITY. Whatever the comments hoeever I will say that dont spoil your behaviour! Be polite & Whole U niverse is one & about black & white people I respect everybody. Money is important but a good human being cant become with the money.

kashif July 31, 2008 at 6:54 am

Thanks i am waiting for you answer.It’s good that there is someone who can provide me some helpful information.Sweden is also a richest country and pay some healthy wages like luxembourg..isn’t it?

Roman July 31, 2008 at 7:01 am

You can see my answer to your question under your original comment!

kashif July 31, 2008 at 7:04 am

can i have your Email address so that i can speak to you?
I just want to get some assistance from you..

Kind regards

kashif July 31, 2008 at 7:15 am

yes i can,t speak swedish but i have to go to sweden for my studies and i also want to do some job with my studies…So now let me know whether i would get any job easily or not?

Evil August 26, 2008 at 11:57 am

HEY MAN, WATCHA BEEN BLABBING ABOUT RICHEST COUNTRIES…WITHOUT NIGERIA BEEN ON THE LIST UHHH????

Roman August 26, 2008 at 1:40 pm

You’re right. Nigeria probably makes a lot of money from scamming people but it is actually the 150th rich country in the world.
In other words – it’s one of the poorest countries!

justice September 7, 2009 at 6:06 pm

Roman,u thought us how to scamm money from dump ass,ask d queen of england when she came to nigeria in d 60s,if she didnt see alot of natural resource like gold,oil,coco.. am ashame of u white boy bcos u are a racist and refuse to say d truth. Is only greedy people that get scam,do u no what dis people from ur place want to do with some of d nigerians? steal from us also… YOUR little penny doesnt make nigeria rich,is already rich and bless with kind and honest people and for information mr tourist go to nigeria and alot of ur people living happy and rich.. u hating u and make more reseach about nigeria and africa as a whole… there is scam every where in d world,mostly ur people.,eg madoxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.

Roman September 8, 2009 at 2:04 am

This is your country! Don’t let scammers get away with dealing your natural resources!
They are yours and all the money should benefit your people!

Blobby November 27, 2010 at 3:44 am

@ justice
do you realise nigeria is todays most corrupt country in the world i wonder why

Proud to b Indian September 10, 2009 at 2:46 pm

What’s about India?

Roman September 11, 2009 at 1:49 pm

India is the 136th richest country of the world!

stanky December 3, 2009 at 9:55 am

Have You Brain Problem or You Illitrate.
India stand in 12th postion Not 136th.OK

If you have Brain Problem .I am a Brain Doctor.

garima bhatia June 14, 2010 at 6:32 am

u r nt that smart .
how u pretend.
better u know ur self first than let others know about them.

fasona April 17, 2010 at 1:35 pm

whatdo you talking about,nigeria is the one of lagest country in the world, a lady from england was arrested for scamming at china,she claim nigerian,nigeria don’t have white,just like poeples from other african country claiming nigeria.they all liar.

Alexander T September 5, 2008 at 5:20 pm

i dont give a **** adout those countries denmark is more rich then anyone of thise countries and that i sure!

Silo December 27, 2008 at 11:43 pm

Denmark is not richer than Norway….norsk heheheh

jimmy May 17, 2011 at 3:18 pm

Denmark is richer than Alex Jimmy, Alex Jimmy has bigger ballz than all you fags that live there in America only cause i like Mexican Sauce.

j sashie September 12, 2008 at 5:35 am

can anybody recognize kenya it is one of the developed countires in the world as well!!!!!!!!!

sambhu tuladhar September 12, 2008 at 12:15 pm

Kenya, Nigeria, India, China, Libya, Singapoer , malaysia all are
> among the wealthy nations now. The rich men’s club members are
> growing. This is good.
> The wealth is now spreading and this is a good signal

Mike September 13, 2008 at 7:52 am

How come saudi arabia isnt on there!!!
i think saudi arabia is one of the richest countries in the world.. according to their people!!!

OTTO. S S September 14, 2008 at 12:53 pm

How come Russia is not among the first 10 when it has alot of riches and it is world widely known and popular!!

Roman October 2, 2008 at 4:58 pm

Russia is the 52nd richest country :)
It has a lot of resources but it also has a lot of people. On average the people in Russia are not rich.

dazeo September 14, 2008 at 11:54 pm

What about the little country of Brunie?

alan October 1, 2008 at 1:48 pm

hey man, if theres a corruption, difference between poor and rich and all that stuff in Equatorial Africa, it cannot be the richest country in the world…hahahahhahahaha…my goooood

Roman October 2, 2008 at 4:53 pm

Actually it can.
Imagine that you are living in the same house with Bill Gates. You have only 2 dollars but Bill has 100 billion dollars.
On average you would both have 50 billion and 1 dollar…
So anything is possible statistically :evil:

motokoto March 8, 2009 at 2:21 pm

thanks roman for giving lot of information ! i read all comments !please, richest, all over the world like luxumberg, help me i am the poorest among all of you in list .you can help me by sending lot of money!!!

SECRET November 21, 2009 at 5:44 am

HOW ABOUT THE PHILIPINES IF IM NOT MISTAKEN PHP. IS THE 2ND POOREST COUNTRY… TSK TSK
ALL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS THERE MUST HELP EACH OTHER SO THAT THIER ECONOMY WILL IMPROVE… PHILIPINES IS STILLA DEVELOPING COUNTRY RIGHT?????

alan October 3, 2008 at 11:54 am

hey come on man, you have paradoxly accept my point of view…I think you dont quite understand the word richest, wealthiest, most developed…in my opinion whether the country is rich, wealthy and well developed can be measured by HDI (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_Human_Development_Index) and let see where is your Equatorial Guinea ;) No, really, I dont want to take offense on your web, you did a good job, this ranking is also on every website I have been to..but all I want to say that, this ranking has nothing to do with richest, wealthiest, most developed countries.

P.S.: I know, how to calculate the average, but what you said about the house and Bill Gates, thats the thing I want to point out here..that when you have in one house a few billionaires pulling the average up, that does not mean that the whole house is rich, thats the first thing…the second thing is that just by GDP per capita you cannot measure the richness, prosperity and the level of development of the country.

Roman October 3, 2008 at 2:01 pm

I agree with you that this list does not contain the most developed countries in the world. This list contains the richest countries in the world and these 2 things don’t have to be the same. You can have a developed country that is not very rich and vice versa.
That is exactly the case with Equatorial Guinea – on average it is a very rich country but it is only the 127th highly developed country in the world.

Wapangapo December 27, 2008 at 11:52 pm

Roman i’v been seein ya comments, n i can tell that u smart, cuz u approach matters wit facts, unlike some people they say things according to their emotions …..Am from Kenya, n i know that Kenya is not a rich country, but we shudnt just believe everything we see on TV, nop!!

alan October 4, 2008 at 6:26 pm

ok, but then we have to define the word “rich”, because for me, rich means also wealthy and developed, and of course the gap between poor and rich must not be so large..

roster October 15, 2008 at 1:21 pm

india is very rich than all countries they have lot money in every indians

Prof. Yinka Adenuga October 17, 2008 at 2:20 am

I would like to vividly make it know to you that Nigeria is the world richest country, if you doubt this kindly find your way to Nigeria and see for yourself….

Roman October 17, 2008 at 6:48 am

I doubt it a bit, but someday I hope to visit all the countries in the world and find out for myself!

Search & Destroy November 13, 2009 at 6:07 pm

Roman German,
For your Information the highest growing scam nation is not even Nigeria do your homeworks and get updated people scam people so shut up and watch your words i wont allow you insult my country, I think you white skin heads need to grow up and stop hating your socalled list ommitted Nigeria,Equitorial Guinea,Qatar,India, in the top ten this is bullscrap.
Nigerians third world as you call them learn IT, Indians produce software and Americans and the whole world use it now clear the air dummie.
Talk sense boy people do shits and put all blames on Africa. trace your lineage your dad would tell you you once fed on spiders for breakfast and hunted the jungle naked.

Additionals in case you don’t Nigeria produce the highest workforce,they are hard working,brainy,educated and accomodating we got tons of foreigners and Investors all over,we dont hate. Dont read books and draw some spoof analysis of what you never knew and wont know else you get physical facts.Get a better definition of a scammer and you would fall as one so shut if don’t know Ask
I love Nigeria and am proudly African. Visit Nigeria and be convinced.
Check out the list of Oil richest Country in the World and place Nigeria. Good Night!!

Arch Angel
Search and Destroy Evil

mr.educated May 12, 2010 at 2:36 am

i lived in nigeria for 13 years in ilupeju lagos and i think except victoria island all other places are not developed :)

John October 22, 2008 at 6:02 am

How current is this list?

Roman October 22, 2008 at 8:07 am

John, as you can see from the date – the list is from May 28.
The data that this list is based on is acquiered on the same date.
So the list is a bit less than half a year old – so it’s pretty up to date!

RAVIKANT October 28, 2008 at 3:24 pm

WHERE IS INDIA……………….I LOVE MY INDIA………….YE MERA INDIA………..

Roman October 28, 2008 at 3:29 pm

Last time I checked India is in Asia.
:lol:
But to be a bit more honest the reason why India is not in this list is because you have a lot of people in your country.
India is a rich country but when you divide all the money between everybody in India – everyone will only have a little bit.
This TOP 10 Rich countries of the world list represents the countries with the most money per person.

Ricky November 11, 2009 at 2:57 pm

Hi! roman for your kind information here’s the list of top 20 richest country

1. United States – 11,711,830

2. Japan – 4,622,771

3. Germany – 2,740,551

4. China – 2,228,862

5. United Kingdom – 2,124,385

6. France – 2,046,646

7. Italy – 1,677,834

8. Spain – 1,039,927

9. Canada – 977,968

10. Brazil – 603,973

11. India – 691,163

12. South Korea – 679,674

13. Mexico – 676,497

14. Russian Federation –

15. Australia – 637,327

16. Netherlands – 578,979

17. Switzerland – 357,542

18. Belgium – 352,312

19. Turkey – 302,786

20. Sweden – 346,412

Shaun November 23, 2009 at 9:35 am

Hi – Norway, the UK & Europe

This list is what its all about. – How much money a country has. I’ve got two Degrees in Geography and Economics and in truth all of this stuff about GDp is bollocks. People dont actually have that porportion of the countries money to spend… it would be like saying an 80 year old with £2, ooo,ooo is richer than an 20 year old man because in theory he has more money to spend is each of the remainig years of his life! So when you say how rich a country is ity should be judged by how much money thay have in total.

Also I’m shocked by the ‘smugness’ of many to find that the UK is outside of the top ten when you look at GDP. As I’ve said IT IS the 5th richest in the world in terms of ACTUAL WEALTH not GDP. London and the UK is the financail centre of the world, hence why it has been so effected by the current economic downturn, We have had the strongest currency for decades and will do once agian after this global credit crunch.

Also the UK is part of Europe – In fact it’s the second richest country in Europe after Germany and slightly richer than France. The UK, along with France, Germany and the richer countries of Europe all contribute into a pot and receive less money back as this pot is alloctaed to the poorer countries. I’m sick and tired of norweigians going on about how much oil and shit they’ve got… They won’t join Europe because they know that they’ll have to distribute some of their wealth to the poorer European countries. Norway is happy to be part of the EC (EEA) so it can enjoy free trade and all of the other benefits of the EU but not actually put anything into it. Rather selfish if you ask me. I love the idea of the EU to bring peace and prosperity to the whole of Europe and ignorrant selfish countries like Norway and reaping the benefits of a scheme and putting nothing in! So as for Norway is so good with its oil reserves and helps the environment etc… what about helping the other countries of Europe like the other rich countries of Europe are doing.

As to say that Norway has no National/Government debt and rub it in the UK’s face is distgusting. In the last 12 months we have spent a lot in an attemot to stimulate our economy. However, the main reason for our debt was WWII! We were part of the victourious allies and helped many European countries re-occupy their own countries after thay had fallen to the Germans. We got in debt helping them to rebuild their countries and I think people forget that sometimes. Also, countries like Switzerland benefited from a lot from Nazi gold and bank deposits from deceased Jews. So all of you Neutral countries who go on about how we shouldnt go to war and UK is so bad etc…. Evil Prevails when good men stand by and do nothing!

In addition, the UK and Germany are some of the biggest donors of cash to third world countries and togther with France and Spain put a lot of resources into other functionable and vital organisatoins such as NATO and the UN.

joey February 10, 2011 at 4:02 pm

First of all, if you are implying that norway stayed neutral during ww2, you are wrong.
second, Norway gives an average of 1.06% of their GDP to charity, which is alot more than USA and Germany combined. so you cant really call norway selvfish in any way.
Third, norway also suffered economic losses after ww2. The government decided that rebuilding the country was top priority. this was before the they found oil, so they had to consider themselves first.

kate November 29, 2009 at 7:35 pm

the united states is the best!!!!! every other place is just overated like india

Tom December 8, 2009 at 1:52 pm

Foolish American!!!!!!!

garima bhatia June 14, 2010 at 6:25 am

good to see how much u lv ur cntry bt its bad to dominate other pple and cntries . every place has its own importance

saks June 6, 2010 at 5:09 pm

thats wrong check luxemberg

sergio fajilan November 17, 2010 at 10:26 pm

why,,south korea is richest than,,,/, mexico ,,,,,the income of mexico is larger than/,,,,,,s. korea????????

odufade olusiji January 26, 2011 at 2:34 am

i am a man of vision on this planet earth,Geography was my best subject in secondary school.but now no money to further my education.and my dream land to study and work is Germany. because i refuse to be poor again.

Sam May 15, 2011 at 7:20 pm

Your list is bullshit, and America sucks

This is the real list

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_GDP_(PPP)_per_capita

And In 2011 Luxembourg is still the richest country in the world.

Go back to school idiot…

Marian Rivera December 3, 2009 at 1:09 pm

I strongly agree that INDIA is a poor country, i watched different kinds of documentaries tackled about the hunger, over populated, pollution and mismanaged politics.. honestly, ive been there for only 1 day to give some help for the less fortunate.. i find that people eating from garbage.. and the smell of indians.. WTF.. it makes me vomit.. Im sorry.. Im honest person and that the info about INDIA when ive been there (i dont want to go back).

Based on Pulse Asia Survey..

Indians is the most Ugliest people in Asia aside from their poor hygiene.

Thats All
-American

Zetti December 8, 2009 at 5:45 pm

you are so ignorant. Y0U are the ugliest person in the world so don’t talk. Y0U probably got some disease and look retarted.

Mercenary December 11, 2009 at 4:16 am

I don’t know which country you belong to but your country either had failed to impart any culture to you or your are just too hideous of person to pursue it. I just think when your helping those less fortunate people around the global your only patronizing them. I wonder how much good looks helps when it comes to being a beautiful person with kind heart. Your message just establishes the fact that your mind is too swallow & dirty even though you come from affluent & clean country.

Julina Magtanggol December 17, 2009 at 12:12 pm

Im also from india, lets face it my fellow indians.. most of the companies in our county are came from america because the american companies pay a cheaper salary on our employer, they tried to build their companies to help us.. i believe that our country is poor. Lets face it. Thanks marian, i agree with your comment.

cat and mane January 22, 2010 at 11:41 am

she’s from the philippines for sure. know why? the name she used, user’s name rather is the name of philippines’ famous actress. i know them because im from philippines. we can speak english well unlike other asians, just stating the fact. though, i love my country, i can say (in my opinion) my country’s one of the poor countries in asia.

Nick February 27, 2010 at 10:55 pm

Agreed! I believe its because Indians are the most selfish people in the world. Explains why they don’t wear deodorant and don’t care how bad they smell.

They may have come up with the idea of the Pythagorean theorem but no one will give them credit because they didn’t share it with anyone. The guy that came up with it probably tried to make a profit of it but failed.

When arguing with Indians they always bring up ancient facts that makes their country great. No Indian here has yet explained why so many people are starving and homeless. I’ve met Indians that blame their government for all the countries problems. Or blame the British for stealing their diamonds. But today’s economies are not based on diamonds, its based on productivity.

I’ve never heard of an Indian charity. Do they exist? Are there any efforts to teach the homeless useful skills?

So Indians, take some fucking responsibility and improve your “democratic” country instead of infesting the internet with your shitty disrespectful English.

ccbngfjbg nfcnvvgf March 19, 2010 at 7:38 pm

oh my god, u r such a selfish person. it is true that indians were richer before the british came. it was one of the most richest country. and if there blaming their government, it is right. i mean, wat is the government doing about three quarters of india diving into poverty. the indians take so much responsibility, they protest, they take care of their children. no wonder india has such a great population. nobody dies that fast, which means the indians that are in poverty take care of them selves. they r so not selfish, u r. im not indian but if i was them, i’d say and do the same thing

yo yo yash April 5, 2010 at 3:33 pm

BTW NICK AN INDIAN IS THE 4TH AND 5TH RICHEST MAN IN THE WORLD WITH OVER 100 CHARITIES. THEIR NAMES ARE AMBANI AND MITTAL

BIDISHA May 24, 2010 at 11:24 am

listen nick indians dont buy deodorant o know why because they take regular bath and not like you all taking bath after almost 1 week and then when you stand beside an indian the foul smell from your body is put as a blame that “INDIANS” dont use deodorant

yeah we came up with the pythagoras theorem which is known all over the world how come you dont know this ?And in the history you can see that even the discovery of zero was in india which is now referred as a greek invention.who told you that the guy came up with it did not make any profit indians always dont take money as profit the thing he gained was respect and not a single guy came up with it some people together did it .
Obviously at the time of arguments people will bring ancient things because thats their pride
suppose you are a teacher and when you will become old if someone asks you to introduce yourself for once wont you say that you used to be a teacher i think you will say that i am now a old man who a with a spectacle also cant read.Indians can proudly speak about there golden victories as well as their defeat.india is facing starvation because of its population but people have to blame someone for it (its not indian nature its human nature)so they blame the government.its truth that british has stolen maximum property .In your country whatever you are seeing or getting maximum of it is the fruitful result of ancient property of the country .And india has faced this loss only in the nineteenth century wait it will recover and i believe that one day it will not only become the richest but also the most prosperous country.productivity is quite good in india so dont comment about it.
you never heard of an indian charity then i must say your knowledge is very poor india gave so much money and support at the time of iraq war same at, the time of bangladesh war and also gave much money even when pakistan was in trouble thats why the name indian subcontinent suits it the best
indians have much responsibility and can improve its democratic condition on its own since its not like you cant mind their own business busy talking bad about others.and dont talk about language and respect because both does not suit you .In india there are 114 languages so they know better what is language and in english dictionary there are some words that are not english but indians made it and some are derived frrom sanskrit the language which is originated in india

rajiv September 22, 2010 at 5:30 am

hey nick when you are talking about skills then i want to tell you that British government make up his mind that they send their workers to India for modern training in the field of information and technology. so if India is not capable for anything then when why British government taking these type of steps.

john June 16, 2011 at 6:13 pm

recently v gave 320 bn to african country d name i’m not sure ..plz don’t call us selfish coz v r a peace loving country even v condemned the attack on libya ,if v had powers v wud hav stopped it , and ugly excuse me its nature and i might say d same abt ur country .and regarding poverty stated ya i have to go only partially we are stuck by traditions but a whole lot of us have surpassed it ,think wen a million is in poverty wat wud u do ??

RAJ November 24, 2011 at 7:52 pm

HELLO NICK,
Well first of all let me tell u why people in INDIA does not use deodorants out here its cuz they take bath daily..
U STINK
Well, fortune companies out here have established 1000s of sites because of the multi tasking talent that was found in INDIANS &, greatness about INDIANS is that the hospitality n rich culture & yes people out here are courteous to run charities. I wish u could have learnt some decent English so that ur qualified for blogging & its known fact that BRITS took a hell lot of treasure from INDIA

Aryan June 28, 2010 at 1:34 am

Marian Rivera. A.K.A. beaner.

mexicann

Gaurav September 26, 2010 at 8:19 am

Marian dear,are you sure those slums are from India,since I have recently discovered slums in USA which Discovery channel has failed to discover.Vow!!! what a discovery!!!! Jai ho America!!!!

yo mama October 31, 2011 at 10:19 pm

You are a Rivera so don’t call yourself American. Go back where you came from fence jumper.

stanky December 4, 2009 at 5:15 am

hoooo

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_GDP_%28nominal%29

check out where is Egypt and Where is India…

Batista December 17, 2009 at 12:16 pm

The hell we care.. Jai Ho!

Naveen Kumar January 2, 2010 at 3:15 pm

hey… u guys…. n fuckers who said that india is ugly….
india is the best… it is….. hard to believe but…it is…

jus wait and watch….

Thalia August 16, 2010 at 3:35 pm

Just look in the mirror and you will believe that indians are the ugliest breed oF mankind.. ^ ^

Dinesh September 26, 2010 at 5:36 am

Thalia,ugly looking people and breeds exist in all countries in world today.

john adenola December 10, 2009 at 8:06 pm

are you sure”
that list”hehehe”

khim August 4, 2010 at 2:40 am

bulshit

john chrysller December 24, 2008 at 5:01 am

philippines is also rich country!
in the nature!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
so nxt time include it!in the top 10 richest
nature!!!!!!!!hehehehehe!!!!!!

Dingdong Dantes - Australian December 3, 2009 at 1:13 pm

Yeah, Philippines is the best based on their nature.. I miss BORACAY ISLAND in the Philippines.. whew

Jaya Ramsey December 17, 2009 at 12:19 pm

i also love Boracay Island.. I love Philippines. Hope to get back this January..

Maricar Reyes December 17, 2009 at 1:01 pm

I want to go back to the Philippines… I like the hospitable Filipinos..

dave March 3, 2010 at 4:17 am

yeah! i Really agree Philippines is also one of the 10 richest country. Not only in nature but also in traditions they have and Philippines became rich of the people live there, they are LOVING, FRIENDLY and so on… name it people live there they have it ALL..

Roxy January 16, 2010 at 11:32 pm

yeah, i also love philippines…
might not be rich in money, but were rich in natures gift..:)
and mis those happy pipol…

solomon November 2, 2008 at 7:35 am

i dont think its the richest but for my opinion it is LUXEMBOURG.

UAE March 13, 2009 at 5:45 pm

UAE in the richest in the world of 2009 this website has been updated in 2000.

indian January 3, 2011 at 9:31 am

if we see in poltical way india is the richest

salim November 7, 2008 at 2:00 pm

what about australia

Roman November 7, 2008 at 2:57 pm

What about Australia?

john November 9, 2008 at 2:46 am

what number is New Zealand on the list?

Roman November 9, 2008 at 9:20 am

New Zealand is number 35

Empire December 17, 2009 at 12:53 pm

You know what Roman, i noticed that your ugly when i tried to zoom your photo.. it looks like a barking bulldog.. LOL.. just kidding.. peace men my fellow..

Kike December 17, 2009 at 12:55 pm

I agree with your comment, i cant stop laughing!… LOL

jhovani November 11, 2008 at 7:01 pm

where is jamaica.

john chrysller December 24, 2008 at 5:06 am

jamica country is more marijuana!
it is not allowed in the philp!!!!!!

tee December 17, 2009 at 9:20 am

Jamaica is where your mother, sisters, nieces and daughters fuck and suck cocks

Mel Tiangco December 23, 2009 at 12:03 pm

Jamaica is the poorest country..
Jamaica is where the ugliest people lived..
Jamaica is the ugliest breed of mankind…

BarocD December 30, 2009 at 1:53 am

Jamaica is only poor because the rich countries keep it poor. They feed off of it and give nothing back. About all of the comments?

America is a rich and powerful nation and yes, it would destroy any country it needed to IF it needed to. It also has the largest economy but the largest spending problem.

India is also very rich but not per capita, the government uses most of the money on infrastructure. It then can develop a better economy. There are many slums though but also many beautiful areas. Its military is numerous yes but not the best equipped and numbers do not always make a difference. It. also only has around 50 nukes compared to Russia’s 5,200.

Singapore is very rich per capita and has an extremely fast growing economy but it is like India and many people see little of that money.

Canada is only slightly rich and has been surpassed by many counties in recent years but we have a good quality of life and the full backing of both NATO and China in almost any issue we have.
Oh and to some people… Pakistan is ruled by
Taliban who should all go die in a hole… And also India did not discover the value of Pi or the Pythagorean theorum… That was Pythagorus of Greece. Which is why it is called the Pythagoreas Theorum… And diamonds were available every for almost ever… Not just India, they were being exported by the load from Brazil throughout the 1700′s. Make sure you do some research before you try and post idiot.

Manmohan February 12, 2010 at 2:00 am

Hey Excuse me Mr proud to be Indian…i know india provides shelter to numbers of refugess from the neighbouring countries but mistakes yourself not by mentioning the name of Bhutan.Bhutan is small country but looks spacious for its small pupolation..and yeah like the urgument

Hong May 1, 2010 at 12:42 am

People seriously need to do some more research…

Roman, you’re probably laughing at all these comments on your blog. LOL!

cwa February 20, 2012 at 8:46 am

hey dick head go and do your own research……Pythagoreas was in indian okie…..didnt you know that???

Calcuttan August 28, 2010 at 8:26 am

to,tee…Do you even know how to respect yourselves or your family(provided if u have any) for if you had known u wouldnt have said such bullshit!u say all these for u dont have any self respect!get it…eunuch!

tee December 17, 2009 at 9:31 am

marian your sister n mother are in kingston (jamaica) right now sucking dick,… o yeah, n your little daughter too

Regine Velasco August 16, 2010 at 3:43 pm

@tee
just accept it.. i know you are jamaican, and i know that you are ugly.. and i know that you are guilty!!! hahaha! UGLY!!!

Calcuttan August 28, 2010 at 8:30 am

god…where do come from!?are u even aware of the etiquettes of speaking ,for u are no better than illiterate savages!

Tambok Pepe December 17, 2009 at 12:58 pm

I agree.. it makes me laugh when i saw their face… their dark color… big nose.. dirty skin.. bad hygiene.. OMG..

LOL

Rosalinda December 17, 2009 at 1:04 pm

That’s the real truth.. i believe that jamicans are the ugliest breed.. so sad..

rabsha May 2, 2010 at 8:57 am

you stupid rosalinda , i think that your country is the most hideous country.stupid ass i am gonna kick your ass if i know you jerk

Rosalinda August 16, 2010 at 3:39 pm

@ RABSHA (ugly name) – just look at the mirror and i will prove to you that jamaicans like you is the ugliest people in the world! LOL!

Believe me..

How can you face the problem if the problem is your face? :D

merpin January 27, 2011 at 6:33 am

hahahah true true

truth February 11, 2011 at 3:23 am

India was the best country in the past. that is a fact. India has given so much to the world in every field be it science,mathematics,arts,culture,yoga,ayurveda and the list goes on. i admit that india has not done much in the case of absolutely USELESS innovations,on which the west claims they are the best. for eg, they made engine, due to which the human race in in grave danger due to the increasing pollution. they made industries which pollute our planet.they made tv due to which people are getting obese and getting diseases and getting more and more monotonous, because in their every movie, the characters behave in same manner. they do not know to behave other way, they do not know that there are infinite possibilities in the universe.
they made video games due to which our children are getting retarded(i think most of the youths in US have personality disorder).

due to their disgusting ‘innovations’ , we are getting more and more separated from the nature and wasting our life.we are getting away from the reality.
for me India was,is and will be best. but if you compare a country like Pakistan with US,UK, Europe i think Pakistan is better. at least there people are not fake,robotic,overacting,and boasting about their pathetic ‘innovations’. they are only misguided by their obsolete religion. at least they are living simple lifestyle and not wasting the resources of OUR planet.
even Iraq is better.

look at these pathetic robots, the medical system which they have invented can not even cure a common cold.and they still waste billions in making colleges where the students will study ‘medicine’ and then they will loot money from the patients for giving them useless medicine which can only extend their life a little bit. rather than curing it only makes life worse due to the side effects of their medicine.

see their ‘innovations; it shows their knowledge, it shows their culture, it shows their understanding of life.

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