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Most Income Equality: 3,911th
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Our Flag Means Death Stans

Population78 million


The Republic of Our Flag Means Death Stans is a large, environmentally stunning nation, renowned for its state-planned economy, punitive income tax rates, and stringent health and safety legislation. The quiet, industrious population of 78 million Our Flag Means Death Stansians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The large, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Welfare, Law & Order, and Education. The average income tax rate is 54.2%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The basket case Our Flag Means Death Stansian economy, worth 638 billion marks 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 a slick, highly efficient black market in Basket Weaving, Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Furniture Restoration. 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 8,189 marks, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

UFO sightings are listed daily in the morning news, college students make ends meet by selling their kidneys, tourists from around the world come to visit the country's famous rainforests, and same-sex marriages are increasingly common. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Our Flag Means Death Stans's national animal is the dog, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Our Flag Means Death Stans is ranked 3,911th in the world and 15th in Refugia for Most Income Equality, scoring 96.25 on the Marx-Engels Emancipation Scale.

Most Income Equality: 3,911th
Most Income Equality: 15th in the regionTop
Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 23rd in the region

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