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Rudest Citizens: 24thMost Rebellious Youth: 53rdMost Armed: 71st
The Glorious Empire of
Anarchy
LOOK! THE PANTS ARE BURNING RED!
Influence
Apprentice
Region
Civil Rights
Frightening
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Corrupted

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Burning Pants

Population13.373 billion

Capitaladventure
LeaderThe King of Braves
FaithThe Oath Sworn Through Courage

CurrencyG-Stone
AnimalFighting Mechanoid

The Glorious Empire of Burning Pants is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by The King of Braves with a fair hand, and notable for its flagrant waste-dumping, infamous sell-swords, and suspicion of poets. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic, humorless population of 13.373 billion Burner of Pants live in a state of perpetual fear, as a complete breakdown of social order has led to the rise of order through biker gangs.

There is no government in the normal sense of the word; however, a small group of community-minded, corrupt, liberal, pro-business, outspoken individuals juggles the competing demands of Education, Industry, and Social Policy. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of adventure. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Pants-Burner economy, worth a remarkable 4,266 trillion G-Stones a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Retail, and Uranium Mining. Average income is an amazing 319,067 G-Stones, but there is a vast disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 2,187,049 per year while the poor average 16,720, a ratio of 130 to 1.

A popular Pants-Burner saying is 'wishing upon a fallen jet engine', the government has cut its subsidies for all special interest groups, The King of Braves's peyote-induced "let's all just be friends" speech is trending world-wide, and the latest "must-have" uPhone is 1/4 mm thinner than last year's uPhone. Crime, especially youth-related, is so common that it is unusual to encounter someone following the law, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Burning Pants's national animal is the Fighting Mechanoid, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is The Oath Sworn Through Courage.

Burning Pants is ranked 208,315th in the world and 7,669th in Lazarus for Least Corrupt Governments, with 3.36 Percentage Of Bribes Refused.

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Rudest Citizens: 24thMost Rebellious Youth: 53rdMost Armed: 71stHighest Crime Rates: 73rdHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 154thMost Avoided: 199thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 216thFattest Citizens: 244thLargest Retail Industry: 352ndHighest Wealthy Incomes: 492ndHighest Disposable Incomes: 547thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 598thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 632ndLargest Manufacturing Sector: 746thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 855thMost Scientifically Advanced: 897thLargest Gambling Industry: 966thLargest Information Technology Sector: 973rdMost Corrupt Governments: 1,022ndMost Secular: 1,090thLargest Mining Sector: 1,272ndHighest Drug Use: 1,304thMost Extensive Civil Rights: 1,309thMost Extreme: 1,368thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1,390thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 1,593rdHighest Average Incomes: 1,608thMost Politically Free: 1,632ndLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1,661stMost Valuable International Artwork: 1,786thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1,881stMost Pro-Market: 2,054thTop
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Most Influential: 2,161stHighest Economic Output: 2,342ndMost World Assembly Endorsements: 2,698thSmartest Citizens: 2,818thLargest Insurance Industry: 3,573rdMost Efficient Economies: 5,839thLargest Publishing Industry: 7,203rdNudest: 8,457thTop
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Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 11,486thLargest Black Market: 11,998thMost Inclusive: 12,418thLargest Populations: 16,849th
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Rudest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 2nd in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 2nd in the regionMost Armed: 2nd in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 5th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 5th in the regionMost Avoided: 5th in the regionMost Extreme: 7th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 7th in the regionFattest Citizens: 7th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 8th in the regionMost Politically Free: 10th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 12th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 25th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 27th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 29th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 33rd in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 33rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 35th in the regionMost Influential: 35th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 35th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 37th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 40th in the regionMost Secular: 41st in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 45th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 48th in the regionMost Pro-Market: 49th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 53rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 68th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 70th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 73rd in the regionTop
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Largest Soda Pop Sector: 83rd in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 87th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 98th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 110th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 133rd in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 199th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 296th in the regionNudest: 309th in the regionTop
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Most Stationary: 395th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 401st in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 522nd in the regionLargest Populations: 533rd in the regionMost Inclusive: 655th in the regionLargest Black Market: 658th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Burning Pants, the latest "must-have" uPhone is 1/4 mm thinner than last year's uPhone.
  • : Following new legislation in Burning Pants, The King of Braves's peyote-induced "let's all just be friends" speech is trending world-wide.
  • : Following new legislation in Burning Pants, the government has cut its subsidies for all special interest groups.
  • : Burning Pants was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Greatest Rich-Poor Divides and the Top 5% for Most Pro-Market.
  • : Following new legislation in Burning Pants, a popular Pants-Burner saying is 'wishing upon a fallen jet engine'.
  • : Following new legislation in Burning Pants, the government is a law unto itself.
  • : Following new legislation in Burning Pants, orthopaedics patients often have a bounce in their step.
  • : Following new legislation in Burning Pants, the jackhammer is considered a tool of artistic criticism.
  • : Following new legislation in Burning Pants, the nation's atlases tend to go out of date every few weeks.
  • : Following new legislation in Burning Pants, The King of Braves's webseries about the alleged hauntings of adventure generates millions of views.

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