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Most Patriotic: 1,103rdMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 2,843rdLowest Crime Rates: 3,171st
The Oppressed Peoples of
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Oh that this should be happening to us!
WA Delegate / Lower Slobbovia
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Lower Slobbovia

Population3.102 billion

LeaderKing Nogoodnik

CurrencyPlastic Rasbucknik
AnimalRussian Bear

The Oppressed Peoples of Lower Slobbovia is a massive, orderly nation, ruled by King Nogoodnik with an iron fist, and remarkable for its complete lack of prisons, free-roaming dinosaurs, and parental licensing program. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 3.102 billion Lower Slobbovians are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The large, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Slivovitz. The average income tax rate is 95.3%.

The frighteningly efficient Lower Slobbovian economy, worth 499 trillion Plastic Rasbuckniks a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Tourism, and Beef-Based Agriculture. Average income is an impressive 160,892 Plastic Rasbuckniks, with the richest citizens earning 6.4 times as much as the poorest.

People seem disproportionately distraught when told a museum has a phones-off policy, policemen regularly conduct midnight raids on closed donut shops to 'collect evidence', women mime their gynaecological symptoms with hand-puppets, and the statue in the Dubois Plaza has a solar panel for a hat. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Lower Slobbovia's national animal is the Russian Bear, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Lower Slobbovia is ranked 73,525th in the world and 3rd in The Embassy for Greatest Rich-Poor Divides, with 6.43 Rich To Poor Income Ratio.

Most Patriotic: 1,103rdTop
Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 2,843rdLowest Crime Rates: 3,171stMost Advanced Defense Forces: 4,963rdMost Corrupt Governments: 5,157thHighest Average Tax Rates: 5,309thLargest Agricultural Sector: 5,334thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 5,529thLargest Governments: 5,771stMost Advanced Public Transport: 6,111thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 6,724thMost Developed: 6,798thLongest Average Lifespans: 7,553rdHealthiest Citizens: 7,660thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 10,645thMost Advanced Public Education: 10,756thMost Beautiful Environments: 10,894thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 10,980thBest Weather: 11,087thSmartest Citizens: 11,900thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 12,460thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 12,574thMost Scientifically Advanced: 12,766thHighest Average Incomes: 12,770thLargest Welfare Programs: 13,399thTop
Most Authoritarian: 15,753rdMost Conservative: 15,901stMost World Assembly Endorsements: 16,371stLargest Manufacturing Sector: 18,647thLargest Information Technology Sector: 19,326thMost Influential: 24,880thMost Efficient Economies: 25,714thMost Subsidized Industry: 25,995th
Most Advanced Public Transport: 1st in the regionMost Conservative: 1st in the regionLargest Governments: 1st in the regionMost Influential: 1st in the regionMost Patriotic: 1st in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 1st in the region

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