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Largest Gambling Industry: 13,305thLargest Insurance Industry: 15,793rdLargest Soda Pop Sector: 18,761st
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Sail Nation World News Service

Population103 million


The Community of Sail Nation World News Service is a very large, efficient nation, remarkable for its absence of drug laws. The hard-working, cynical population of 103 million Sail Nation World News Serviceans enjoy great individual freedoms in everything except elections, which, where they exist at all, are populist shams for a dictatorship government that has no intention of ever giving up power.

The tiny, liberal, pro-business government juggles the competing demands of Education, Law & Order, and Defense. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 7.7%.

The thriving Sail Nation World News Servicean economy, worth 6.08 trillion Newspapers a year, is led by the Gambling industry, with significant contributions from Door-to-door Insurance Sales, Soda Sales, and Basket Weaving. Average income is 59,022 Newspapers, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 208,922 per year while the poor average 12,039, a ratio of 17.4 to 1.

Crime is a problem, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. Sail Nation World News Service's national animal is the Dove, which can occasionally be seen dodging aircraft in the nation's cities.

Sail Nation World News Service is ranked 120,351st in the world and 3,582nd in the Rejected Realms for Rudest Citizens, with 47.6 Insults Per Minute.

Largest Gambling Industry: 13,305thLargest Insurance Industry: 15,793rdLargest Soda Pop Sector: 18,761st
Most Extensive Civil Rights: 315th in the regionTop
Most Pro-Market: 359th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 473rd in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 477th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 489th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 539th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 621st in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 652nd in the region

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