Largest Black Market: 21st Most Advanced Defense Forces: 53rd Most Influential: 72nd
The Military Dictatorship of
Iron Fist Consumerists
There is no order without obedience.
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Civil Rights
Political Freedom
Unheard Of

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The Military Dictatorship of Higsantium is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Emperor Higs with an iron fist, and notable for its compulsory military service, avant-garde cinema, and zero percent divorce rate. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 20.547 billion Higsantiumians are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The relatively small, corrupt, well-organized government is effectively ruled by the Department of Defense, with Healthcare and Industry also on the agenda, while Social Policy and Welfare receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Higsantium City. The average income tax rate is 83.5%.

The frighteningly efficient Higsantiumian economy, worth a remarkable 9,899 trillion holy hand grenades a year, is broadly diversified and mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Arms Manufacturing, Information Technology, Uranium Mining, and Woodchip Exports. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an amazing 481,796 holy hand grenades, with the richest citizens earning 5.2 times as much as the poorest.

Higsantiumian athletes are close to breaking the 2 minute mile and the 16 meter long jump, people regularly disappear off the streets and all evidence of them is destroyed, political activists are routinely executed, and warfare increasingly resembles a video game. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, despite the fact that it is difficult to make it through a day without breaking one of the country's many laws. Higsantium's national animal is the vorpal bunny, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is The Cult of Higs.

Higsantium is ranked 24,779th in the world and 49th in Canada for Most Advanced Public Transport, scoring 2,961.21 on the Societal Mobility Rating.

Largest Black Market: 21stMost Advanced Defense Forces: 53rdMost Influential: 72ndLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 156thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 176thHighest Average Incomes: 180thHighest Economic Output: 228thLargest Information Technology Sector: 244thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 271stLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 335thLargest Mining Sector: 361stLargest Insurance Industry: 516thHighest Poor Incomes: 522ndMost Corrupt Governments: 632ndLargest Cheese Export Sector: 768thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 944thMost Scientifically Advanced: 1,077thLowest Crime Rates: 1,494thLargest Governments: 1,508thTop
Largest Agricultural Sector: 1,848thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1,859thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1,888thMost Efficient Economies: 2,083rdLargest Populations: 2,933rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3,223rdLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 4,502ndLargest Retail Industry: 4,604thSmartest Citizens: 5,440thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 5,960thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 6,860thMost Secular: 6,977thTop
Most Subsidized Industry: 7,842ndLargest Soda Pop Sector: 8,503rdLargest Gambling Industry: 8,929thMost Authoritarian: 10,183rdMost Stationary: 10,283rdLargest Publishing Industry: 10,413thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 10,617thHighest Drug Use: 14,139th
Most Advanced Defense Forces: 1st in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1st in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 1st in the regionLargest Black Market: 1st in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionTop
Highest Average Incomes: 2nd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 2nd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 2nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 2nd in the regionMost Authoritarian: 3rd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 4th in the regionMost Influential: 4th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 5th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 6th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 6th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 7th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 7th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 7th in the regionTop
Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 8th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 8th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 9th in the regionLargest Governments: 10th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 10th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 10th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 10th in the regionMost Conservative: 10th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 11th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 11th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 13th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Higsantium was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Highest Foreign Aid Spending.
  • : Higsantium's influence in Canada fell from "Dealmaker" to "Instigator".
  • : Higsantium endorsed West-side.
  • : Higsantium was endorsed by West-side.
  • : Higsantium was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Highest Average Tax Rates and Rudest Citizens.
  • : Higsantium was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Soda Pop Sector.
  • : Higsantium was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Subsidized Industry.
  • : Higsantium was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Lowest Crime Rates.
  • : Higsantium was endorsed by The Republic of Ketagalan.
  • : Higsantium was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Trout Fishing Sector and the Top 10% for Most Conservative and Highest Drug Use.


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