The Rogue Nation of
Left-Leaning College State
Knit one Purl one
Regional Influence
Duckspeaker
Region
Civil Rights
World Benchmark
Economy
Strong
Political Freedom
Very Good

Overview People Government Economy Trend Analysis

The Rogue Nation of Obsessed Knitters is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, ruled by Jane Marple with an even hand, and notable for its museums and concert halls, restrictive gun laws, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 11.462 billion Obsessed Knittersians enjoy extensive civil freedoms, particularly in social issues, while business tends to be more regulated.

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, liberal morass — 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 87.7%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The strong Obsessed Knittersian economy, worth 799 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 69,730 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 59th in New York and 138,233rd in the world for Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector, scoring -5 on the Charon Conveyancy Index.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Obsessed Knitters was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Subsidized Industry.
  • : Obsessed Knitters fell out of the regional Top 10% for Most Compassionate Citizens.
  • : Obsessed Knitters fell out of the regional Top 10% for Most Popular Tourist Destinations.
  • : Obsessed Knitters was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Public Sector.
  • : Obsessed Knitters fell out of the regional Top 10% for Most Subsidized Industry.
  • : Obsessed Knitters was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Happiest Citizens (last census: Top 5%).
  • : Obsessed Knitters was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Longest Average Lifespans (last census: Top 5%).
  • : Obsessed Knitters was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Influential (last census: Top 10%).
  • : Obsessed Knitters was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Safest.
  • : Obsessed Knitters's influence in New York fell from "Envoy" to "Duckspeaker".

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