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Highest Wealthy Incomes: 759thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 823rdLargest Insurance Industry: 924th
The Slightly Skewed Theocracy of
Corporate Bordello
Together, we can build paradise!
Influence
Superpower
Founder
Region
Civil Rights
Good
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
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Ramth-Hess

Population8.524 billion

CapitalEteria-Haagen
LeaderAvarich Ilyich Uvanov
FaithRoman Catholicism

Currencyflucken
Animalhummingbird

The Slightly Skewed Theocracy of Ramth-Hess is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by Avarich Ilyich Uvanov with a fair hand, and remarkable for its multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, free-roaming dinosaurs, and suspicion of poets. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic, humorless population of 8.524 billion Ramth-Hessians are effectively ruled by a group of massive corporations, who run for political office and provide their well-off citizens with world-class goods and services. Their poorer citizens, however, are mostly starving to death while being urged to go out and get real jobs. The populace has reasonably extensive civil rights, although these are mostly aimed at allowing them to buy whatever they like.

The tiny, corrupt, pro-business government is primarily concerned with Defense, with Law & Order, Industry, and Education also on the agenda, while Welfare and Social Policy receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Eteria-Haagen. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 3.7%.

The frighteningly efficient Ramth-Hessian economy, worth a remarkable 1,882 trillion fluckens a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Retail, and Uranium Mining. Average income is an amazing 220,825 fluckens, but there is a vast disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 1,837,468 per year while the poor average 5,273, a ratio of 348 to 1.

Politicians always seem to take two steps forward then three steps back, pandemics are over and done with by the time it takes to pass the nation's stringent border security, everybody's got wood thanks to Avarich Ilyich Uvanov, and court verdicts are predictable to within a hundredth of a percentage point. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Ramth-Hess's national animal is the hummingbird, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Roman Catholicism.

Ramth-Hess is ranked 188,004th in the world and 1st in Lyricia for Longest Average Lifespans, with 62.38 Years.

Top
1%
Highest Wealthy Incomes: 759thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 823rdLargest Insurance Industry: 924thRudest Citizens: 1,235thHighest Disposable Incomes: 1,514thTop
5%
Most Avoided: 2,208thMost Armed: 2,245thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 2,261stLargest Retail Industry: 2,779thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 2,827thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 3,102ndFattest Citizens: 3,220thLargest Mining Sector: 3,323rdLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 3,438thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 3,965thHighest Average Incomes: 4,843rdLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 5,110thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 5,170thMost Scientifically Advanced: 6,010thMost Efficient Economies: 6,096thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 6,871stHighest Economic Output: 7,938thMost Corrupt Governments: 8,388thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 8,447thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 8,565thLargest Gambling Industry: 8,812thLargest Information Technology Sector: 9,425thTop
10%
Most Valuable International Artwork: 14,022ndMost Pro-Market: 16,218thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 16,735thSmartest Citizens: 17,224thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 19,603rdLargest Governments: 20,547th

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Ramth-Hess was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Armed and the Top 10% for Most Subsidized Industry.
  • : Ramth-Hess's influence in Lyricia rose from "Power" to "Superpower".
  • : Ramth-Hess was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Highest Unexpected Death Rate.
  • : Ramth-Hess was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Highest Drug Use.
  • : Ramth-Hess was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Highest Drug Use.
  • : Ramth-Hess was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Developed.
  • : Ramth-Hess was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most World Assembly Endorsements.
  • : Ramth-Hess was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Lowest Overall Tax Burden and Most Avoided.
  • : Ramth-Hess was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Armed.
  • : Ramth-Hess was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Subsidized Industry and Nudest.

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