Most Efficient Economies: 55th Most Influential: 56th Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 57th
The Big Bull of
New York Times Democracy
10,000 Islands - the Island Paradise!
Bull Schmidt
Regional Influence
Vassal
Regional Reserve Chairman
Region
Civil Rights
Very Good
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Superb

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The Big Bull of Woonsocket is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, ruled by Bull Schmidt with a fair hand, and renowned for its anti-smoking policies, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and complete absence of social welfare. The hard-nosed, democratic, humorless population of 27.336 billion Woonsocketeers enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

The tiny, corrupt, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Industry, Law & Order, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Wooncow City. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Woonsocketian economy, worth an astonishing 11,914 trillion Moolahs a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Book Publishing industry, with major contributions from Uranium Mining, Information Technology, and Retail. Black market activity is frequent. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an amazing 435,851 Moolahs, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.1 times as much as the poorest.

Stoned tourists don't tend to remember much about their holidays here, government reports are now used to teach toddlers to read, former arms manufacturing CEOs are now delivering food for minimum wage, and only a minority of the population can actually vote at elections. Crime is totally unknown. Woonsocket's national animal is the Bull, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Bovinity.

Woonsocket is ranked 164,334th in the world and 1,428th in 10000 Islands for Highest Unexpected Death Rate, scoring 27.24 on the Bus Surprisal Index.

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Most Efficient Economies: 55thMost Influential: 56thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 57thLargest Retail Industry: 108thHighest Economic Output: 132ndLargest Mining Sector: 152ndLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 163rdSmartest Citizens: 183rdLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 214thHighest Poor Incomes: 225thLargest Publishing Industry: 252ndHighest Average Incomes: 275thRudest Citizens: 281stLowest Overall Tax Burden: 309thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 326thLargest Insurance Industry: 456thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 593rdNudest: 942ndLargest Populations: 982ndLargest Black Market: 1,161stSafest: 1,164thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1,220thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1,410thTop
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Most Avoided: 2,286thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 2,417thLargest Information Technology Sector: 2,458thMost Developed: 2,604thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 2,752ndMost Subsidized Industry: 2,921stLargest Governments: 3,118thHealthiest Citizens: 3,318thMost Scientifically Advanced: 3,528thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 3,606thHighest Drug Use: 4,839thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 4,880thLowest Crime Rates: 5,241stMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 5,933rdMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 7,757thLargest Agricultural Sector: 8,135thTop
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Most Advanced Public Transport: 9,085thMost Corrupt Governments: 10,862ndMost Stationary: 12,587thLongest Average Lifespans: 15,713thMost Rebellious Youth: 16,955th
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Largest Mining Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 2nd in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 3rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 3rd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 3rd in the regionRudest Citizens: 4th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 4th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 4th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 4th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 5th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 5th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 6th in the regionLargest Populations: 6th in the regionLargest Black Market: 8th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 8th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 9th in the regionNudest: 11th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 13th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 15th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 16th in the regionMost Avoided: 17th in the regionTop
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Safest: 20th in the regionMost Influential: 22nd in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 24th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 35th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 42nd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 45th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 47th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 54th in the regionLargest Governments: 59th in the regionMost Developed: 66th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 67th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 70th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 71st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 76th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 84th in the regionTop
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Most Corrupt Governments: 100th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 100th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 107th in the regionMost Stationary: 112th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 155th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Woonsocket, only a minority of the population can actually vote at elections.
  • : Following new legislation in Woonsocket, former arms manufacturing CEOs are now delivering food for minimum wage.
  • : Following new legislation in Woonsocket, government reports are now used to teach toddlers to read.
  • : Following new legislation in Woonsocket, stoned tourists don't tend to remember much about their holidays here.
  • : Following new legislation in Woonsocket, political talk shows often have children as guests whenever they need commentary on world religions.
  • : Following new legislation in Woonsocket, failed genetic experiments wreak havoc as they roam the countryside.
  • : Woonsocket was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Rebellious Youth.
  • : Following new legislation in Woonsocket, eerie glow-in-the-dark cornfields give farmlands an uncanny appearance.
  • : Following new legislation in Woonsocket, commuters often break into synchronised para-para dancing for no reason at all.
  • : Following new legislation in Woonsocket, relations with Dàguó have warmed from frosty to chilly.

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