Largest Welfare Programs: 4,203rd Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 4,336th Most Extensive Civil Rights: 4,434th
The Rogue Nation of
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The Rogue Nation of Obsessed Knitters is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by Jane Marple with an even hand, and remarkable for its multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, complete lack of prisons, and absence of drug laws. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 12.438 billion Obsessed Knittersians enjoy extensive civil freedoms, particularly in social issues, while business tends to be more regulated.

The enormous, liberal government juggles the competing demands of Education, Welfare, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of East Friesian. The average income tax rate is 87.1%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The strong Obsessed Knittersian economy, worth 872 trillion purls a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is mostly made up of the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing. Average income is 70,139 purls, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.1 times as much as the poorest.

Obsessed Knitters's children are widely acknowledged as the most foul-mouthed in the region, students are wary of colorfully decorated new teachers with names like Professor Pipsqueak, the Supreme Court vehemently protects civil rights and the right to privacy, and graffiti graces every city's streets. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Obsessed Knitters's national animal is the amigurumi, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is a major religion.

Obsessed Knitters is ranked 19,078th in the world and 12th in New York for Nudest, with 211 Cheeks Per Square Mile.

Largest Welfare Programs: 4,203rdHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 4,336thMost Extensive Civil Rights: 4,434thHighest Drug Use: 5,715thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 6,577thMost Beautiful Environments: 6,941stMost Influential: 7,012thLargest Populations: 7,945thTop
Most Cheerful Citizens: 8,779thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 9,321stBest Weather: 9,328thMost Pacifist: 9,867thMost Stationary: 10,705thLongest Average Lifespans: 11,213thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 11,420thNicest Citizens: 12,024thHighest Economic Output: 12,103rdHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 12,264thMost Cultured: 12,559thHighest Average Tax Rates: 13,513thMost Advanced Public Education: 13,842ndMost Compassionate Citizens: 14,127thSmartest Citizens: 15,223rdMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 15,486thLargest Publishing Industry: 16,719th
Most Beautiful Environments: 1st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1st in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 1st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 1st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1st in the regionBest Weather: 1st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 1st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 2nd in the regionMost Cultured: 2nd in the regionMost Pacifist: 2nd in the regionMost Inclusive: 3rd in the regionMost Influential: 3rd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 3rd in the regionLargest Governments: 3rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 3rd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 3rd in the regionNicest Citizens: 3rd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 3rd in the regionTop
Lowest Crime Rates: 4th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 4th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 4th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 5th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 6th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 6th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 6th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 6th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Obsessed Knitters was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Publishing Industry.
  • : Obsessed Knitters was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Populations.
  • : Obsessed Knitters was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Extensive Public Healthcare and Smartest Citizens.
  • : Obsessed Knitters was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Compassionate Citizens.
  • : Obsessed Knitters's influence in New York fell from "Diplomat" to "Envoy".
  • : Obsessed Knitters's influence in New York rose from "Envoy" to "Diplomat".
  • : Obsessed Knitters was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Longest Average Lifespans.
  • : Obsessed Knitters was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Pacifist.
  • : Obsessed Knitters was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Nudest.
  • : Obsessed Knitters was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Populations.


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