by Max Barry

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Lowest Overall Tax Burden: 7,902ndHighest Disposable Incomes: 14,388thFattest Citizens: 17,979th
The Free Land of
Compulsory Consumerist State
Gain Freedom Through Work
Civil Rights
Very Good
Political Freedom

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New Walvis Bay

Population1.254 billion


The Free Land of New Walvis Bay is a massive, efficient nation, notable for its barren, inhospitable landscape, compulsory military service, and complete absence of social welfare. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical population of 1.254 billion New Walvis Bayians 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 tiny, pro-business government prioritizes Defense, with Law & Order, Education, and Industry also on the agenda, while Spirituality and International Aid are ignored. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 5.5%.

The thriving New Walvis Bayian economy, worth 93.6 trillion francs a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Gambling, and Woodchip Exports. Average income is 74,669 francs, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 256,174 per year while the poor average 15,974, a ratio of 16.0 to 1.

Surveillance cameras are banned, a large-scale revitalization of the education system is underway, male med students learning female anatomy do so with their eyes tightly closed, and genetic researchers have been expelled. Crime is a problem, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. New Walvis Bay's national animal is the lion, which can occasionally be seen sifting through garbage in the nation's cities.

New Walvis Bay is ranked 194,838th in the world and 10th in United Alliances for Most Rebellious Youth, scoring -8 on the Stark-Dean Displacement Index.

Lowest Overall Tax Burden: 7,902ndTop
Highest Disposable Incomes: 14,388thFattest Citizens: 17,979thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 20,757thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 21,552ndLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 21,701stLargest Insurance Industry: 22,585thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 23,684th
Highest Wealthy Incomes: 1st in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1st in the regionMost Pro-Market: 1st in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1st in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 1st in the region

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