Highest Wealthy Incomes: 107th Largest Soda Pop Sector: 534th Largest Insurance Industry: 624th
The Federation of
Compulsory Consumerist State
Revolution is not the right of the people but the duty.
Regional Influence
Superpower
Civil Rights
Excellent
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Unheard Of

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The Federation of Des-Bal is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, ruled by Vincent Aldremi with an iron fist, and remarkable for its ubiquitous missile silos, public floggings, and suspicion of poets. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 15.217 billion Des-Balians are rabid consumers, partly through choice and partly because the government tells them to and dissenters tend to vanish from their homes at night.

The minute, corrupt, pro-business, well-organized government, or what there is of one, prioritizes Defense, with Law & Order and Industry also on the agenda, while Social Policy and Environment are ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Des-Hagir. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Des-Balian economy, worth a remarkable 4,831 trillion Khuuls a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Soda Sales, Gambling, and Uranium Mining. Average income is an amazing 317,478 Khuuls, but there is a vast disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 2,768,626 per year while the poor average 5,641, a ratio of 490 to 1.

The national sporting identity is represented by a talking burger and a singing smartphone, discarded pennies litter the streets, pro-democracy protesters are shot on sight by state police, and the military is recruiting war criminals to join its weapons research teams. Crime is almost non-existent. Des-Bal's national animal is the Scorpion, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Capitalism.

Des-Bal is ranked 157,815th in the world and 3rd in House of Five Leaves for Highest Foreign Aid Spending, scoring -15.81 on the Clooney Contribution Index.

Top
1%
Highest Wealthy Incomes: 107thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 534thLargest Insurance Industry: 624thFattest Citizens: 669thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 716thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 838thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 935thHighest Economic Output: 980thLargest Retail Industry: 1,020thHighest Average Incomes: 1,030thLargest Gambling Industry: 1,158thMost Efficient Economies: 1,185thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1,198thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1,303rdLargest Mining Sector: 1,358thMost Avoided: 1,360thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1,566thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1,571stTop
5%
Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1,636thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,950thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 2,046thMost Corrupt Governments: 2,232ndMost Pro-Market: 2,440thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 2,580thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 3,445thMost Armed: 3,640thMost Secular: 5,928thLargest Populations: 6,222ndLargest Cheese Export Sector: 6,930thRudest Citizens: 6,938thTop
10%
Largest Publishing Industry: 8,297thMost Stationary: 8,547thMost Extreme: 8,775thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 8,896thLargest Black Market: 9,243rdLargest Information Technology Sector: 12,154thMost Rebellious Youth: 12,213thMost Scientifically Advanced: 12,764thMost Influential: 13,247thLargest Agricultural Sector: 15,134thNudest: 15,342ndMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 15,934thLargest Governments: 16,229th

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Des-Bal was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Advanced Defense Forces.
  • : Des-Bal was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Extreme.
  • : Des-Bal was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Stationary.
  • : Des-Bal was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Extreme.
  • : Des-Bal was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Greatest Rich-Poor Divides.
  • : Des-Bal was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Stationary.
  • : Des-Bal was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Advanced Defense Forces and Largest Black Market.
  • : Des-Bal was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Politically Apathetic Citizens and Largest Pizza Delivery Sector, the Top 5% for Most Extreme and Largest Publishing Industry, and the Top 10% for Most Advanced Law Enforcement.
  • : Des-Bal was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Politically Apathetic Citizens.
  • : Des-Bal was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Largest Pizza Delivery Sector and the Top 5% for Largest Publishing Industry.

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