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Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 223rdHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 6,386thMost Secular: 8,685th
The Citizen's District of
Tyranny by Majority
A co-operative community
Influence
Envoy
Chief Satellite State
Region
Civil Rights
Some
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Excessive

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Petworth

Population822 million

Leaderthe citizenry

Currencywashington
Animalsummercat

The Citizen's District of Petworth is a huge, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by the citizenry with a fair hand, and renowned for its keen interest in outer space, soft-spoken computers, and avant-garde cinema. The compassionate, democratic population of 822 million Petworthians enjoy great social freedoms and frequent elections, where the majority of the populace regularly votes to increase its benefits at the expense of various hapless minorities.

The medium-sized, outspoken government is primarily concerned with Industry, with Environment, Education, and Welfare also on the agenda, while Defense and Spirituality aren't funded at all. The average income tax rate is 41.7%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Petworthish economy, worth 60.2 trillion washingtons a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is led by the Trout Farming industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Information Technology. Average income is 73,253 washingtons, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

International television adverts praise the nation as a worker's paradise, Petworthish police have to pay out of their own pockets for bulletproof vests, citizens cannot change their light bulbs without approval from an international committee, and mandatory updates on software drivers often bring life to a halt. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Petworth's national animal is the summercat, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Petworth is ranked 201,032nd in the world and 2nd in Dexter for Fattest Citizens, with 8.68 Obesity Rate.

Top
1%
Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 223rdTop
5%
Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 6,386thMost Secular: 8,685thMost Cheerful Citizens: 9,076thMost Pacifist: 9,780thSafest: 10,504thMost Subsidized Industry: 10,965thTop
10%
Best Weather: 15,189thMost Politically Free: 17,847thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 19,471stMost Beautiful Environments: 20,545thNicest Citizens: 21,304thLargest Publishing Industry: 21,555thMost Developed: 23,644th

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Petworth, mandatory updates on software drivers often bring life to a halt.
  • : Following new legislation in Petworth, citizens cannot change their light bulbs without approval from an international committee.
  • : Following new legislation in Petworth, Petworthish police have to pay out of their own pockets for bulletproof vests.
  • : Following new legislation in Petworth, international television adverts praise the nation as a worker's paradise.
  • : Following new legislation in Petworth, teams of painters are converting road signs from horse lengths to kilometers.
  • : Petworth's influence in Dexter rose from "Duckspeaker" to "Envoy".
  • : Following new legislation in Petworth, television executives are interested in turning The citizenry's zany home life into a sitcom.
  • : Petworth was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Developed.
  • : Petworth changed its national leader to "the citizenry".
  • : Following new legislation in Petworth, The citizenry has just been declared ruler of Petworth in an international press conference.

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