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Fri, 22 Feb 2013 11:45:00 GMT | By Lisa Mahapatra, Business Insider
The most miserable places in the world

13. Kenya



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13. Kenya

Misery index score: 50.1
Inflation: 10.1%
Unemployment: 40%

Corruption and reliance on a few specific primary goods whose prices have remained low have been holding Kenya's economy back. Unemployment has historically been very high, and remains so. However, oil was discovered in Kenya in March 2012, which might help revive its sagging economy.

Source: CIA Factbook

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