The Poor Soul of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Standing guard
Regional Influence
Minnow
Civil Rights
Below Average
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Few

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The Poor Soul of Shooting Star is a massive, genial nation, ruled by Supreme Leader with an iron fist, and notable for its museums and concert halls, anti-smoking policies, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, hard-working, cynical, devout population of 4.801 billion Shooting Starians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The medium-sized, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Industry, Education, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Secret Base. The average income tax rate is 88.6%.

The frighteningly efficient Shooting Starian economy, worth a remarkable 1,025 trillion Seashells a year, is broadly diversified and dominated by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Automobile Manufacturing, Book Publishing, and Arms Manufacturing. Average income is an amazing 213,609 Seashells, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.3 times as much as the poorest.

Rumours have it that a secret police is responsible for the recent spate of missing persons, referenda are held for every conceivable government action, children are sent to either religious or secular schools, and the government pours millions of Seashells into rehabilitation programs annually. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Shooting Star's national animal is the Wisp, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Having Fun.

Shooting Star is ranked 5th in Commonwealth of Liberty and 2,401st in the world for Safest, scoring 1,495.728 on the Bubble-Rapp Safety Rating.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 14 days ago

  • 16 hours ago: Shooting Star was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Safest (last census: #1).
  • 5 days ago: Shooting Star was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Manufacturing Sector (last census: Top 5%).
  • 17 days ago: Shooting Star was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Politically Apathetic Citizens.
  • 25 days ago: Shooting Star was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Largest Welfare Programs (last census: Top 5%).
  • 32 days ago: Shooting Star was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Nicest Citizens (last census: Top 10%).
  • 33 days ago: Shooting Star was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Retail Industry (last census: Top 5%).
  • 33 days ago: Shooting Star was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Retail Industry (last census: Top 5%).
  • 38 days ago: Shooting Star changed its national faith to "Having Fun".
  • 38 days ago: Shooting Star was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Highest Average Tax Rates (last census: Top 5%).
  • 42 days ago: Shooting Star was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Fastest-Growing Economies (last census: Top 5%).

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