Most Developed: 145th Most Influential: 179th Most Stationary: 259th
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The Trenchant Order of The Voltarum is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by Leita O'Shea with a fair hand, and remarkable for its keen interest in outer space, restrictive gun laws, and devotion to social welfare. The hard-nosed, democratic population of 27.028 billion Voltaru love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.

The enormous, socially-minded, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Law & Order, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Ohm. The average income tax rate is 99.8%.

The frighteningly efficient Voltaru economy, worth a remarkable 5,166 trillion volts 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 led by the Book Publishing industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Uranium Mining, and Arms Manufacturing. Average income is an impressive 191,142 volts, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

All new "spies" are fifteen-year-old acne-ridden kids on computers, the government extracts trade concessions from poor nations in exchange for humanitarian aid, the state auctions off combat drones to fund war reparations, and almost all of The Voltarum's water is piped into the country from abroad for exorbitant prices. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Voltarum's national animal is the electric sloth, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

The Voltarum is ranked 356th in the world and 4th in Antarctica for Longest Average Lifespans, with 93.17 Years.

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Most Developed: 145thMost Influential: 179thMost Stationary: 259thSafest: 276thMost Efficient Economies: 296thMost Secular: 343rdLongest Average Lifespans: 356thMost Beautiful Environments: 363rdBest Weather: 380thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 429thMost Advanced Public Education: 473rdHealthiest Citizens: 473rdMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 582ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 606thHighest Average Tax Rates: 640thLargest Governments: 734thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 772ndMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 773rdSmartest Citizens: 776thLargest Populations: 777thHighest Economic Output: 786thLowest Crime Rates: 841stHighest Poor Incomes: 863rdHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1,518thTop
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Largest Welfare Programs: 2,008thMost Cultured: 2,421stMost Advanced Defense Forces: 2,531stLargest Publishing Industry: 3,635thLargest Mining Sector: 4,296thMost Scientifically Advanced: 4,659thMost Subsidized Industry: 4,773rdHighest Average Incomes: 4,786thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 4,845thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 5,395thTop
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Rudest Citizens: 9,369thMost Politically Free: 9,908thMost Income Equality: 11,778thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 14,354thMost Rebellious Youth: 15,635thMost Inclusive: 17,046th
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Most Stationary: 1st in the regionMost Developed: 1st in the regionMost Influential: 1st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 2nd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 3rd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 3rd in the regionBest Weather: 3rd in the regionSafest: 3rd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 4th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 4th in the regionMost Cultured: 4th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 4th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 4th in the regionMost Secular: 4th in the regionTop
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Most Beautiful Environments: 5th in the regionMost Politically Free: 5th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 5th in the regionLargest Governments: 5th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 5th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 5th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 5th in the regionMost Income Equality: 6th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 6th in the regionLargest Populations: 6th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 6th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 8th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 8th in the region

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