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Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 10,951stHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 21,376thMost Cheerful Citizens: 27,334th
The Animals of
Authoritarian Democracy
Together or not at all.
Influence
Apprentice
Region
Civil Rights
Rare
Economy
Good
Political Freedom
Very Good

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Farthing Wood

Population11.083 billion

Currencysilver
Animalfox

The Animals of Farthing Wood is a gargantuan, safe nation, renowned for its daily referendums, state-planned economy, and pith helmet sales. The democratic, devout population of 11.083 billion Farthing Woodians are prohibited from doing almost everything except voting, which they do timidly and conservatively.

The medium-sized, moralistic government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Spirituality. The average income tax rate is 44.5%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The Farthing Woodian economy, worth 666 trillion silvers 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 slick, highly efficient, broadly diversified black market in Information Technology, Uranium Mining, Arms Manufacturing, and Woodchip Exports. 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 60,130 silvers, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.6 times as much as the poorest.

The working classes live and die on the fields of the farming communes, glamping Farthing Woodians won't sleep in a tent that doesn't include a Jacuzzi, members of the government all have oddly similar anecdotes about their childhoods, and people are careful to avoid hyperbolising that they'd "rather die" than support Leader. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Farthing Wood's national animal is the fox.

Farthing Wood is ranked 153,351st in the world and 72nd in Middle Earth for Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector, scoring 448.62 on the Henry Ford Productivity Index.

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Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 10,951stTop
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Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 21,376thMost Cheerful Citizens: 27,334thMost Influential: 27,530th
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Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 5th in the regionTop
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Most Patriotic: 7th in the regionBest Weather: 13th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Farthing Wood was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Influential.
  • : Farthing Wood was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Cheerful Citizens.
  • : Farthing Wood's influence in Middle Earth rose from "Squire" to "Apprentice".
  • : Farthing Wood resigned from the World Assembly.
  • : Farthing Wood endorsed The Elven Realm of March of Maedhros.
  • : Farthing Wood was admitted to the World Assembly.
  • : Farthing Wood applied to join the World Assembly.
  • : Following new legislation in Farthing Wood, people are careful to avoid hyperbolising that they'd "rather die" than support Leader.
  • : Following new legislation in Farthing Wood, members of the government all have oddly similar anecdotes about their childhoods.
  • : Following new legislation in Farthing Wood, glamping Farthing Woodians won't sleep in a tent that doesn't include a Jacuzzi.

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