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Most Authoritarian: 12,416thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 17,454thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 21,072nd
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North Pacific Spy Agent 17

Population12.591 billion

CurrencyShiny Green Things
AnimalBlack Bear

The Protectorate of North Pacific Spy Agent 17 is a gargantuan, orderly nation, notable for its zero percent divorce rate, soft-spoken computers, and irreverence towards religion. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 12.591 billion North Pacific Spy Agent 17ians 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 large, socially-minded, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Defense, and Industry. The average income tax rate is 45.2%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The large but underdeveloped North Pacific Spy Agent 17ian economy, worth 456 trillion Shiny Green Things a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is broadly diversified, is led by the Automobile Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Tourism, and Book Publishing. Average income is 36,263 Shiny Green Things, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

College students make ends meet by selling their kidneys, the entire retail industry has been replaced by online delivery services, senior citizens can usually be found doing heavy manual labour, and in a fit of passion Leader has shredded thirty years' worth of petitions. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. North Pacific Spy Agent 17's national animal is the Black Bear, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

North Pacific Spy Agent 17 is ranked 120,748th in the world and 4,671st in Lazarus for Largest Publishing Industry, scoring 1,570.38 on the Bella Potter Productivity e-Index.

Most Authoritarian: 12,416thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 17,454thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 21,072ndLargest Populations: 22,586thMost Stationary: 23,450thMost Influential: 24,081st
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