Fattest Citizens: 37th Most Avoided: 40th Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 41st
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Herdmaster Grel
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The Herd of Blogh is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Herdmaster Grel with an even hand, and remarkable for its sprawling nuclear power plants, keen interest in outer space, and suspicion of poets. The hard-nosed, hard-working, humorless, devout population of 21.999 billion Blogh enjoy some of the most opulent lifestyles in the region, unless they are unemployed or working-class, in which case they are variously starving to death or crippled by easily preventable diseases.

There is no government in the normal sense of the word; however, a small group of community-minded, corrupt, liberal, pro-business individuals is effectively ruled by the Department of Industry, with Environment and Social Policy not funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Bloghopoli. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Blogh economy, worth an astonishing 10,874 trillion Binks a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Gambling, Automobile Manufacturing, and Uranium Mining. Average income is an amazing 494,318 Binks, but there is a large disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 2,285,936 per year while the poor average 64,488, a ratio of 35.4 to 1.

Census workers are having a hard time figuring out who is actually living in Blogh after the ban on emigration was lifted, the government's suicide hotline now redirects callers to local tax lawyers, major corporations receive tax breaks for no apparent reason, and books are so highly regarded in Blogh that libraries are often revered as holy shrines. Crime is all-pervasive, probably because of the absence of a police force. Blogh's national animal is the Paleoscincus, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Holy Circle of Blogh.

Blogh is ranked 188,149th in the world and 4,815th in Balder for Most Primitive, scoring -290.98 on the Scary Big Number Scale.

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Fattest Citizens: 37thMost Avoided: 40thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 41stLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 45thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 47thLargest Gambling Industry: 66thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 69thLargest Insurance Industry: 75thMost Armed: 97thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 97thRudest Citizens: 118thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 126thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 145thLargest Retail Industry: 146thHighest Average Incomes: 154thHighest Economic Output: 154thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 159thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 167thHighest Crime Rates: 172ndLargest Mining Sector: 177thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 207thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 258thMost Efficient Economies: 338thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 497thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 544thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 739thMost Ignorant Citizens: 1,301stTop
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Largest Populations: 2,217thLargest Agricultural Sector: 2,684thMost Corrupt Governments: 2,695thMost Devout: 3,660thLargest Information Technology Sector: 3,868thLargest Black Market: 4,107thMost Extensive Civil Rights: 5,182ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 6,163rdNudest: 7,428thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 8,594thLargest Publishing Industry: 8,969thTop
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Most Influential: 15,722ndMost Pro-Market: 19,215th
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Largest Gambling Industry: 1st in the regionFattest Citizens: 1st in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1st in the regionMost Armed: 1st in the regionRudest Citizens: 1st in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 1st in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1st in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 2nd in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 2nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 2nd in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 3rd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 3rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 3rd in the regionMost Avoided: 3rd in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 3rd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 4th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 4th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 4th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 7th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 10th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 11th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 16th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 25th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 27th in the regionLargest Populations: 49th in the regionTop
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Most Ignorant Citizens: 72nd in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 83rd in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 98th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 103rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 133rd in the regionMost Devout: 144th in the regionMost Influential: 177th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 202nd in the regionLargest Black Market: 219th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 235th in the regionTop
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Nudest: 331st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 341st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 365th in the regionMost Pro-Market: 437th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Blogh was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Highest Poor Incomes.
  • : Blogh was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Publishing Industry and Nudest.
  • : Following new legislation in Blogh, books are so highly regarded in Blogh that libraries are often revered as holy shrines.
  • : Following new legislation in Blogh, major corporations receive tax breaks for no apparent reason.
  • : Following new legislation in Blogh, the government's suicide hotline now redirects callers to local tax lawyers.
  • : Following new legislation in Blogh, census workers are having a hard time figuring out who is actually living in Blogh after the ban on emigration was lifted.
  • : Following new legislation in Blogh, the Blogh Tourism Bureau has described the abolition of coastal defences as a "kick to the groyne".
  • : Following new legislation in Blogh, human tissue is grown in vats as a delicacy as well as for transplants.
  • : Following new legislation in Blogh, police escort anti-abortion activists to free speech cages if they try to express their views.
  • : Blogh was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Nudest.

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