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Healthiest Citizens: 2nd Most Developed: 10th Best Weather: 11th
The Republic of
Democratic Socialists
Kiasi, Kiabor, and most importantly... Kiasu!
Influence
Apprentice
Civil Rights
Good
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Good

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Kiasu-ism

Population26.656 billion

LeaderLord Vulcan

CurrencyPeanut
AnimalHomo Kiasu

The Republic of Kiasu-ism is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Lord Vulcan with an even hand, and remarkable for its compulsory military service, zero percent divorce rate, and public floggings. The compassionate, cheerful population of 26.656 billion Kiasu-langs are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The minute government, or what there is of one, prioritizes Education, although Environment, Healthcare, and Administration are also considered important, while Spirituality and Welfare aren't funded at all. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Kiasu-lang economy, worth a remarkable 8,943 trillion Peanuts a year, is quite specialized and mostly made up of the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Trout Farming, and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an amazing 335,496 Peanuts, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The breathalyser pledge is a traditional part of marriages in Kiasu-ism, a girl's success in life is often linked to her performance in beauty pageants, builders across Kiasu-ism are blocked up with orders for new public loos, and historical commemorations regularly devolve into militaristic jingoism. Crime is totally unknown. Kiasu-ism's national animal is the Homo Kiasu, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Kiasu-ism is ranked 151,306th in the world and 6,272nd in the South Pacific for Largest Gambling Industry, scoring -22.77 on the Kelly Criterion Productivity Index.

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Healthiest Citizens: 2ndMost Developed: 10thBest Weather: 11thLongest Average Lifespans: 18thLeast Corrupt Governments: 28thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 44thMost Cheerful Citizens: 60thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 72ndMost Beautiful Environments: 78thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 96thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 145thSafest: 158thMost Cultured: 294thHighest Economic Output: 365thMost Scientifically Advanced: 372ndLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 387thMost Inclusive: 390thHighest Disposable Incomes: 433rdNicest Citizens: 435thHighest Poor Incomes: 441stMost Stationary: 492ndLowest Overall Tax Burden: 516thSmartest Citizens: 595thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 667thLargest Information Technology Sector: 774thMost Pacifist: 793rdHighest Average Incomes: 952ndMost Influential: 1,096thMost Secular: 1,288thTop
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Most Efficient Economies: 1,575thMost Compassionate Citizens: 1,778thLargest Populations: 2,005thLowest Crime Rates: 3,117thLargest Publishing Industry: 3,247thMost Rebellious Youth: 3,975thTop
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Highest Wealthy Incomes: 7,703rd
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Most Developed: 1st in the regionBest Weather: 1st in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 1st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 1st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 1st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1st in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 3rd in the regionSafest: 3rd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4th in the regionMost Stationary: 4th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 4th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 6th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 6th in the regionMost Cultured: 10th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 12th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 12th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 12th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 13th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 13th in the regionLargest Populations: 14th in the regionNicest Citizens: 15th in the regionMost Inclusive: 16th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 16th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 19th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 23rd in the regionMost Pacifist: 26th in the regionMost Influential: 29th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 32nd in the regionMost Secular: 40th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 53rd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 54th in the regionTop
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Largest Publishing Industry: 80th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 81st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 95th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 191st in the regionTop
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Nudest: 405th in the regionLargest Governments: 421st in the regionLargest Black Market: 454th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 550th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Kiasu-ism, historical commemorations regularly devolve into militaristic jingoism.
  • : Following new legislation in Kiasu-ism, builders across Kiasu-ism are blocked up with orders for new public loos.
  • : Following new legislation in Kiasu-ism, a girl's success in life is often linked to her performance in beauty pageants.
  • : Following new legislation in Kiasu-ism, the breathalyser pledge is a traditional part of marriages in Kiasu-ism.
  • : Kiasu-ism endorsed The Republic of Kalogiros.
  • : Kiasu-ism was endorsed by The Republic of Kalogiros.
  • : Following new legislation in Kiasu-ism, it's normal to start working life with crippling financial debt.
  • : Following new legislation in Kiasu-ism, the government has declared that too much democracy gets in the way of sensible leadership.
  • : Following new legislation in Kiasu-ism, one tree's worth of paperwork accompanies each imported log of timber.
  • : Following new legislation in Kiasu-ism, thousands of former welfare recipients are in a revolutionary uproar as the rest of society is enjoying a hefty tax break.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 146 » Fudgetopia, Darakin, Bergenu, Soem, Curlyhoward, Chubrubs, Cape Adare, Ancient Slobovia, The Bloodguard, Bear Connors Paradiso, Tsunamy, Theorin, Sanden, Drugged Monkeys, Seliyan progressive Islands, Extremely Democratic People, Great Scapula, Pamela And Hepatitis, The United Expanse, Quiescent, Farengeto, Kringalia, Sandaoguo, The Two Jerseys, Belschaft, The Derpy Democratic Republic Of Herp, Pencil Sharpeners 2, Bonaugure, Lambdaland, Japanese Federal Republic, FreeFishers, Esu19, Gymnostan, Karatengisa, Pax Dracon, Dylar, Tyflugian, Land Without Shrimp, Transtemporal Shifts, The Solar System Scope, GI-Land, Akiponesia, Saganye, Luddinlande, Khazaraistan, Aschenburg, Nettunia, Techganet, Nomads of runterra, Abarri, and 96 others.Erinor, PEPEP, Trinennie, Sween-flu Quarantine Zone, Poopisiya, Auphelia, Goverwal, Aster-Lilou, Shiemetzu, Imperial Isaac, Moreana, Avoux, Midand, Melcalcia, New Talowa, United Faith Warriors, Vulprecio, The Black Cats, UnitedStatesofMrloong, Poregasin, PlanetBob, Great Vritannia, Flaksis, Centristvill, Linguiniland, Iristead, Sufrington, Concrete Slab, Noveos, Si-topia, Stoinia, Ozymandialand, Sacaruela, Esfalsa, Jehenna, Ratioprudentia, SHISU, Cloudflyer, Aidenfieeld, Nowa Europa, Antieon, PussBag, Blahblah2017, Seldon and the Psychohistorians, The United Helios republic, Bawkie, Stalvarctic, Outer Utonixick Gollinican, Libenero, Little Pontanja, Outcasted Survivors, Apeiron Dominus, Tsvetania, Arktisk Lupus, Nakayo, Factorim, Corteilla Paschika, Fiorina Furya, Hanskarr, Beepee, Jaxon, Ilutheria, Farelonia, Liberimery, South Caleblan, Hanguk-Nippon, Villorpestan, Rebel-topia, United Stanstans, Propugnaculum, Sozoteki, Solkaina, Jahlal, Tim Stark, Friedmantowne, Compassionate Living, Aywhyou, Aumeltopia, Penciland, Westoc Kinness, Native Inhabitants of Antarctica, Wyatonians, Vincent Field, Freedwanda, Lotadia, Utondara, Khazadine, The naked people, Monhak, Kobehia, Larenien, Outer Serbeckja, The Sakhalinsk Empire, Idiopola, United States of Vietnam mirror, and Kalogiros.

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