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Most Primitive: 1,979thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 3,220thHighest Disposable Incomes: 7,605th
The Republic of
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Big brained monkeys

Population245 million

Animalbanana rat

The Republic of Big brained monkeys is a huge, cultured nation, renowned for its museums and concert halls, disturbing lack of elderly people, and national health service. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical population of 245 million Big brain monkeys are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The relatively small, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Industry, Law & Order, and Defense. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 13.1%.

The frighteningly efficient monkeysian economy, worth 25.5 trillion bananas a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Basket Weaving, and Uranium Mining. Average income is an impressive 104,204 bananas, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 371,802 per year while the poor average 20,996, a ratio of 17.7 to 1.

Hospitals are amongst the best-funded in the region, the police have been known to wiretap confessional boxes, eminent domain has been abolished, and citizens select which government department gets their income tax bananas each year. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Big brained monkeys's national animal is the banana rat, which can occasionally be seen sifting through garbage in the nation's cities.

Big brained monkeys is ranked 205,126th in the world and 347th in The Order of the Grey Wardens for Highest Average Tax Rates, with 13.09 Effective Tax Rate.

Most Primitive: 1,979thTop
Largest Basket Weaving Sector: 3,220thHighest Disposable Incomes: 7,605thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 12,840thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 13,592ndTop
Largest Manufacturing Sector: 16,060thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 19,675thMost Patriotic: 20,176thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 20,797thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 23,636thLargest Mining Sector: 23,697thLargest Retail Industry: 26,640thMost Efficient Economies: 27,244thMost Valuable International Artwork: 28,148th
Most Primitive: 3rd in the regionTop
Largest Basket Weaving Sector: 7th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 17th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 17th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 23rd in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 23rd in the regionTop
Nudest: 30th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 32nd in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 32nd in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 32nd in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 37th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 42nd in the regionMost Patriotic: 44th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 44th in the regionMost Armed: 44th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 44th in the region

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