Highest Wealthy Incomes: 116th Largest Soda Pop Sector: 526th Largest Insurance Industry: 614th
The Federation of
Compulsory Consumerist State
Revolution is not the right of the people but the duty.
Regional Influence
Superpower
Civil Rights
Excellent
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Unheard Of

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The Federation of Des-Bal is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Vincent Aldremi with an iron fist, and notable for its public floggings, strictly enforced bedtime, and spontaneously combusting cars. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 14.029 billion Des-Balians are rabid consumers, partly through choice and partly because the government tells them to and dissenters tend to vanish from their homes at night.

The minute, corrupt, pro-business, well-organized government, or what there is of one, prioritizes Defense, although Law & Order and Industry are also considered important, while Social Policy and Environment receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Des-Hagir. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Des-Balian economy, worth a remarkable 4,453 trillion Khuuls a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Soda Sales, Gambling, and Uranium Mining. Average income is an amazing 317,478 Khuuls, but there is a vast disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 2,768,626 per year while the poor average 5,641, a ratio of 490 to 1.

The national sporting identity is represented by a talking burger and a singing smartphone, discarded pennies litter the streets, pro-democracy protesters are shot on sight by state police, and the military is recruiting war criminals to join its weapons research teams. Crime is almost non-existent. Des-Bal's national animal is the Scorpion, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Capitalism.

Des-Bal is ranked 1,461st in the world and 1st in House of Five Leaves for Largest Furniture Restoration Industry, scoring 11,407.26 on the Spitz-Pollish Productivity Index.

Top
1%
Highest Wealthy Incomes: 116thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 526thLargest Insurance Industry: 614thFattest Citizens: 628thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 723rdLargest Retail Industry: 797thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 883rdHighest Average Incomes: 979thHighest Economic Output: 1,037thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1,039thLargest Gambling Industry: 1,087thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1,158thMost Efficient Economies: 1,215thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1,237thMost Avoided: 1,316thLargest Mining Sector: 1,344thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1,461stTop
5%
Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1,611thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1,615thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1,836thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 1,872ndMost Corrupt Governments: 1,997thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2,063rdMost Pro-Market: 2,089thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 3,138thMost Armed: 3,505thMost Secular: 3,913thRudest Citizens: 4,660thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 5,731stLargest Populations: 6,628thMost Extreme: 7,121stTop
10%
Largest Publishing Industry: 7,826thLargest Information Technology Sector: 9,135thLargest Black Market: 9,145thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 9,703rdMost Stationary: 9,724thMost Scientifically Advanced: 10,274thNudest: 11,566thMost Rebellious Youth: 12,562ndLargest Agricultural Sector: 12,814thMost Influential: 14,179th

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Des-Bal's influence in House of Five Leaves fell from "Dominator" to "Superpower".
  • : Des-Bal's influence in House of Five Leaves rose from "Superpower" to "Dominator".
  • : Des-Bal was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector.
  • : Des-Bal was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Corrupt Governments and the Top 5% for Largest Black Market.
  • : Des-Bal was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Largest Basket Weaving Sector.
  • : Des-Bal was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Extreme and the Top 10% for Most Advanced Law Enforcement.
  • : Following new legislation in Des-Bal, the military is recruiting war criminals to join its weapons research teams.
  • : Following new legislation in Des-Bal, pro-democracy protesters are shot on sight by state police.
  • : Following new legislation in Des-Bal, discarded pennies litter the streets.
  • : Following new legislation in Des-Bal, the national sporting identity is represented by a talking burger and a singing smartphone.

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