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Highest Poor Incomes: 772ndLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 818thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 910th
The Dictatorship of
Corrupt Dictatorship
Unity, Discipline, Work
Joshua Winter
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

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Joshua Winter

Population1.928 billion

LeaderJoshua Winter
FaithOur leader our God


The Dictatorship of Joshua Winter is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by Joshua Winter with an iron fist, and remarkable for its strictly enforced bedtime, complete lack of prisons, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 1.928 billion Joshua Winterians are ruled with an iron fist by the dictatorship government, which ensures that no-one outside the party gets too rich. In their personal lives, however, citizens are relatively unoppressed; it remains to be seen whether this is because the government genuinely cares about its people, or if it hasn't gotten around to stamping out civil rights yet.

The medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government is primarily concerned with Defense, although Education, Administration, and Law & Order are also considered important, while Spirituality receives no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Levita. The average income tax rate is 96.2%.

The frighteningly efficient Joshua Winterian economy, worth 575 trillion kronor 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 an enormous, deeply entrenched, broadly diversified black market in Arms Manufacturing, Information Technology, Uranium Mining, and Retail. 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 amazing 298,556 kronor, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Terrorist videos start by thanking their sponsors, you gots to be part of the Party to get in to the party, raver DJ XStacy holds multiple medical degrees in chillaxing, and children are disappointed to learn that cavemen never had a yabba-dabba-doo time riding dinosaurs to work. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Joshua Winter's national animal is the penguin, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to heavy metals seepage into national waterways, and its national religion is Our leader our God.

Joshua Winter is ranked 2,612th in the world and 1st in Thaecia for Largest Mining Sector, scoring 15,231.93 on the Blue Sky Asbestos Index.

Highest Poor Incomes: 772ndLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 818thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 910thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1,135thMost Armed: 1,454thTop
Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1,914thHighest Average Incomes: 1,963rdMost Corrupt Governments: 2,203rdMost Valuable International Artwork: 2,211thLargest Mining Sector: 2,612thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 3,220thLargest Governments: 3,240thMost Scientifically Advanced: 3,247thLargest Black Market: 3,310thMost Secular: 3,388thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 3,451stHighest Average Tax Rates: 3,492ndLargest Information Technology Sector: 3,496thLowest Crime Rates: 3,791stNudest: 4,014thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 4,122ndLargest Insurance Industry: 4,184thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 4,509thFattest Citizens: 4,687thMost Subsidized Industry: 4,945thMost Influential: 5,053rdMost Advanced Public Transport: 5,621stMost Efficient Economies: 5,672ndMost Developed: 5,732ndMost Advanced Public Education: 5,808thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 7,852ndSmartest Citizens: 8,246thTop
Largest Retail Industry: 10,068thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 10,096thLargest Welfare Programs: 10,354thMost Avoided: 10,595thMost Inclusive: 10,708thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 11,929thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 15,161stLongest Average Lifespans: 16,396thMost Authoritarian: 17,424th
Largest Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1st in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Armed: 1st in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 1st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 1st in the regionLargest Black Market: 1st in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 2nd in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 2nd in the regionFattest Citizens: 2nd in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 3rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 3rd in the regionTop
Largest Insurance Industry: 4th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 5th in the regionLargest Governments: 5th in the regionNudest: 5th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 5th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 6th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 7th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 8th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 8th in the regionMost Avoided: 8th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 9th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 11th in the regionMost Secular: 11th in the regionMost Developed: 11th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 12th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 13th in the regionTop
Most Authoritarian: 16th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 16th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 18th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 21st in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 21st in the regionHighest Drug Use: 23rd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 29th in the regionMost Inclusive: 29th in the regionMost Stationary: 30th in the region

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