Least Corrupt Governments: 2,857th Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 3,068th Most Rebellious Youth: 3,931st
The Federation of
Left-wing Utopia
Through strife or victory, with compassion and unity.
Regional Influence
Instigator
Region
Civil Rights
Superb
Economy
Very Strong
Political Freedom
Excellent

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The Federation of Woodstead is a colossal, genial nation, ruled by Guardian Directorate with a fair hand, and notable for its national health service, complete lack of prisons, and daily referendums. The compassionate, democratic population of 9.309 billion Woodsteasians are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, socially-minded morass — juggles the competing demands of Environment, Education, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Woldland. The average income tax rate is 85.8%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The very strong Woodsteadian economy, worth 605 trillion Woodsteasian Credits a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity. The industrial sector, which is extremely specialized, is mostly made up of the Book Publishing industry, with significant contributions from Retail. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 65,046 Woodsteasian Credits, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

W-SPAN viewership drops as MPs act their age, the nation's politicians are acknowledged as the most polite in the region to the dismay of comedians everywhere, royalist is the most offensive slur in the Woodsteadian language, and political parties are banned from advertising and receiving private donations. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Woodstead's national animal is the Red Deer, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Woodstead is ranked 62,387th in the world and 17th in Astyria for Lowest Crime Rates, with 66.55 Law-abiding Acts Per Hour.

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Least Corrupt Governments: 2,857thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 3,068thMost Rebellious Youth: 3,931stMost Beautiful Environments: 4,589thBest Weather: 4,656thMost Influential: 5,534thMost Stationary: 6,441stLongest Average Lifespans: 6,963rdLargest Welfare Programs: 7,874thTop
10%
Safest: 9,126thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 9,428thMost Advanced Public Transport: 10,263rdHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 10,626thMost Cultured: 12,183rdMost Advanced Public Education: 12,458thMost Pacifist: 12,503rdLargest Populations: 13,211thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 13,902ndMost Income Equality: 14,003rdHighest Average Tax Rates: 14,474thNicest Citizens: 15,206thMost Compassionate Citizens: 15,280thMost Subsidized Industry: 16,513th
Top
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Most Income Equality: 1st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1st in the regionTop
10%
Least Corrupt Governments: 2nd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 2nd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 2nd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Woodstead was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Subsidized Industry.
  • : Woodstead was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Welfare Programs and the Top 10% for Most Income Equality, Most Compassionate Citizens, and Nicest Citizens.
  • : Following new legislation in Woodstead, political parties are banned from advertising and receiving private donations.
  • : Following new legislation in Woodstead, royalist is the most offensive slur in the Woodsteadian language.
  • : Following new legislation in Woodstead, the nation's politicians are acknowledged as the most polite in the region to the dismay of comedians everywhere.
  • : Woodstead was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Highest Average Tax Rates.
  • : Following new legislation in Woodstead, W-SPAN viewership drops as MPs act their age.
  • : Following new legislation in Woodstead, fewer people are bathing as citizens must show ration stamps before they can turn on their faucets.
  • : Woodstead voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Digital Network Defense".
  • : Following new legislation in Woodstead, criminals and college students are taking an interest in the government's new weed-killing program.

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