Most Primitive: 4,899th Most Extreme: 4,993rd Most Pro-Market: 5,114th
The Empire of
Corporate Police State
Only The Powerful Potato Shall Survive
Regional Influence
Shoeshiner
Region
Civil Rights
Unheard Of
Economy
Very Strong
Political Freedom
Outlawed

Overview People Government Economy Rank Trend

The Empire of Volanowsh is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by Emperor Loctar with an iron fist, and renowned for its frequent executions, zero percent divorce rate, and complete lack of public education. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 8.953 billion Volanowshians are ruled with an iron fist by the corrupt, dictatorship government, which oppresses anyone who isn't on the board of a Fortune 500 company. Large corporations tend to be above the law, and use their financial clout to gain ever-increasing government benefits at the expense of the poor and unemployed.

The tiny, corrupt, moralistic, pro-business, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Spirituality. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Mordor. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 6.1%.

The very strong Volanowshian economy, worth 648 trillion Bloods a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Gambling, Uranium Mining, and Retail. Average income is 72,461 Bloods, but there is a large disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 300,631 per year while the poor average 11,446, a ratio of 26.3 to 1.

Corporations cut costs by taking away safety-features on their products, Mr Happy's Funland has just been named Volanowsh's new capital, Emperor Loctar has been self-declared as the Most Supreme Magnificent Overlord of Everything You Ever Saw, and Emperor Loctar is the self-declared God of all Volanowsh. Crime, especially youth-related, is relatively low, thanks to a well-funded police force. Volanowsh's national animal is the Basilisk, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Loctarian.

Volanowsh is ranked 143,790th in the world and 115th in Geopolity for Highest Drug Use, scoring 28.8 on the Pineapple Fondness Rating.

Top
5%
Most Primitive: 4,899thMost Extreme: 4,993rdMost Pro-Market: 5,114thMost Ignorant Citizens: 6,187thFattest Citizens: 7,446thLargest Mining Sector: 7,490thLargest Gambling Industry: 8,395thTop
10%
Most Avoided: 9,096thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 9,774thLargest Insurance Industry: 10,142ndGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 10,188thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 10,763rdMost Conservative: 11,705thLargest Populations: 13,605thLargest Retail Industry: 14,302ndHighest Economic Output: 16,047thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 17,370th
Top
5%
Most Primitive: 2nd in the regionMost Pro-Market: 3rd in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 3rd in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 3rd in the regionFattest Citizens: 4th in the regionMost Extreme: 4th in the regionLargest Populations: 5th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 6th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 6th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 7th in the regionTop
10%
Largest Insurance Industry: 8th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 8th in the regionMost Avoided: 9th in the regionMost Conservative: 11th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 11th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 12th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 13th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Volanowsh was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Avoided.
  • : Volanowsh was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Highest Unexpected Death Rate and the Top 10% for Most Corrupt Governments.
  • : Volanowsh was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Highest Economic Output.
  • : Volanowsh was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Pro-Market, Largest Gambling Industry, Most Avoided, Fattest Citizens, and Largest Mining Sector.
  • : Volanowsh was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Shortest Average Lifespan (last census: Top 10%).
  • : Volanowsh was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Conservative (last census: Top 5%).
  • : Volanowsh was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Fattest Citizens.
  • : Volanowsh's influence in Geopolity rose from "Sprat" to "Shoeshiner".
  • : Volanowsh was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Primitive (last census: #1).
  • : Volanowsh was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Greatest Rich-Poor Divides (last census: #1).

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