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Nudest: 1,136thMost Armed: 3,710thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 6,270th
The United Commonwealth of
Democratic Socialists
They have the present, but we have the future
Anthony Edi
Influence
Handshaker
Region
Civil Rights
Below Average
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Some

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Ausinia

Population4.228 billion

CapitalMeridian
LeaderAnthony Edi
FaithAtheism

CurrencyAusinian Dollar
AnimalRed Fox

The United Commonwealth of Ausinia is a massive, cultured nation, ruled by Anthony Edi with an even hand, and remarkable for its state-planned economy, irreverence towards religion, and absence of drug laws. The hard-nosed, humorless population of 4.228 billion Ausinians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The large, corrupt, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Meridian. The average income tax rate is 79.6%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Ausinian economy, worth 579 trillion Ausinian Dollars a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a large, well-organized, broadly diversified black market in Arms Manufacturing, Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Tourism. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an impressive 137,046 Ausinian Dollars, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Prenuptial contracts have replaced diamond rings in marriage proposals, only 'organics' are permitted to be citizens, a faint smell of body odour can be detected at several miles' distance from the National Science Park, and there's sophisticated talk of revolution within the ever-expanding mining colonies. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Ausinia's national animal is the Red Fox, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Atheism.

Ausinia is ranked 69,171st in the world and 11th in Regionless for Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector, scoring 2,254.39 on the Henry Ford Productivity Index.

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Nudest: 1,136thTop
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Most Armed: 3,710thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 6,270thHighest Poor Incomes: 6,293rdLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 7,382ndLargest Black Market: 8,209thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 9,742ndMost Inclusive: 10,143rdLargest Publishing Industry: 10,216thTop
10%
Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 14,235thHighest Average Tax Rates: 14,263rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 14,535thMost Advanced Public Education: 14,593rdLargest Governments: 14,724thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 15,171stMost Valuable International Artwork: 15,308thMost Scientifically Advanced: 16,031stLowest Crime Rates: 16,266thHighest Average Incomes: 16,706thSmartest Citizens: 16,724thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 18,462ndLargest Cheese Export Sector: 18,517thLargest Information Technology Sector: 18,674thMost Corrupt Governments: 18,862ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 18,923rdMost Beautiful Environments: 19,279thMost Income Equality: 19,519thMost Subsidized Industry: 20,065thMost Secular: 20,121stHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 20,815th
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Nudest: 1st in the regionTop
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Largest Black Market: 3rd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3rd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Ausinia's influence in Regionless rose from "Truckler" to "Handshaker".
  • : Ausinia voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Ban on Forced Blood Sports".
  • : Ausinia was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Publishing Industry.
  • : Following new legislation in Ausinia, there's sophisticated talk of revolution within the ever-expanding mining colonies.
  • : Ausinia voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Military Identification Tag Act"".
  • : Following new legislation in Ausinia, a faint smell of body odour can be detected at several miles' distance from the National Science Park.
  • : Ausinia voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Fair Arbitration Act".
  • : Ausinia endorsed The Federation of Tadreodal.
  • : Ausinia endorsed The Democratic Technocracy of Scientific Omniscience.
  • : Ausinia voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Standards On Police Accountability".

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Endorsements Received: 3 » Australian rePublic, Denev-Kaitos, and Scientific Omniscience.

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