by Max Barry

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Most Income Equality: 79th Largest Populations: 3,707th Most Extreme: 8,139th
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Rodeo Girl

Population20.619 billion


The Queen's State of Rodeo Girl is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, renowned for its restrictive gun laws, devotion to social welfare, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, democratic population of 20.619 billion Rodeo Girlians 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 enormous, moralistic, socially-minded, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Education, and Welfare. The average income tax rate is 71.4%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but stagnant Rodeo Girlian economy, worth 77.6 trillion betales a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is mostly comprised of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, although the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is 3,764 betales, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

An underground movement of cigarette smokers has sprung up in response to a government ban, families are only permitted to have one child, the mining industry has taken a hit from tighter environmental regulations, and otherwise healthy people are being sent to internment camps because they have VODAIS. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Rodeo Girl's national animal is the deer, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Rodeo Girl is ranked 106,035th in the world and 806th in Ancient Lands for Most Scientifically Advanced, scoring 45.83 on the Kurzweil Singularity Index.

Most Income Equality: 79thTop
Largest Populations: 3,707thMost Extreme: 8,139thTop
Most Conservative: 10,860thLeast Corrupt Governments: 12,038thMost Politically Free: 13,981stSafest: 16,952nd
Safest: 5th in the regionMost Income Equality: 7th in the regionMost Pacifist: 11th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 13th in the regionTop
Most Conservative: 29th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 44th in the regionLargest Governments: 49th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 50th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 55th in the regionTop
Most Authoritarian: 80th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 84th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 85th in the regionMost Inclusive: 90th in the region

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