by Max Barry

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Largest Retail Industry: 77thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 145thMost Efficient Economies: 147th
The Scarlet Symphony of
Father Knows Best State
Kill the mutant, burn the heretic, purge the unclean.
Civil Rights
Very Good
Political Freedom

Overview Policies People Government Economy Rank Trend Cards


Population15.575 billion

CapitalSingu1arity City

CurrencyReally Round Pebble
Animalflying hippo

The Scarlet Symphony of Singu1arity is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, ruled by Leader with an iron fist, and notable for its unlimited-speed roads, infamous sell-swords, and otherworldly petting zoo. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 15.575 billion Singu1arityians are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The relatively small, corrupt government prioritizes Industry, although Law & Order, Defense, and Education are also considered important, while Spirituality and Environment aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Singu1arity City. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Singu1arityian economy, worth a remarkable 6,672 trillion Really Round Pebbles a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Retail, Arms Manufacturing, and Woodchip Exports. Black market activity is frequent. Average income is an amazing 428,438 Really Round Pebbles, with the richest citizens earning 8.4 times as much as the poorest.

S-SPAN viewership drops as MPs act their age, a murderous reputation can revitalise a flagging celebrity career, the nation leads the Rejected Realms in per capita stalking, and the fattest folk in Singu1arity look to be the happiest ones. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Singu1arity's national animal is the flying hippo, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Singu1arity is ranked 8,856th in the world and 225th in the Rejected Realms for Longest Average Lifespans, with 91.64 years.

Largest Retail Industry: 77thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 145thMost Efficient Economies: 147thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 154thHighest Disposable Incomes: 189thMost Scientifically Advanced: 249thMost Secular: 265thMost Avoided: 343rdLargest Cheese Export Sector: 366thRudest Citizens: 429thMost Corrupt Governments: 445thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 478thLargest Mining Sector: 542ndHighest Average Incomes: 618thLargest Information Technology Sector: 668thMost Subsidized Industry: 681stSmartest Citizens: 1,123rdLargest Agricultural Sector: 1,225thHighest Economic Output: 1,226thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1,541stLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,548thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1,897thLargest Governments: 1,973rdTop
Lowest Crime Rates: 2,585thMost Developed: 2,637thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 2,989thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 4,019thLargest Black Market: 4,907thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 5,430thMost Influential: 5,505thMost Patriotic: 5,596thHighest Poor Incomes: 5,834thFattest Citizens: 6,290thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 6,686thLongest Average Lifespans: 8,856thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 9,355thTop
Most Advanced Defense Forces: 11,490thMost Advanced Public Education: 15,775thLargest Populations: 16,122ndLargest Publishing Industry: 16,541st
Most Efficient Economies: 4th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 6th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 8th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 9th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 9th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 10th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 11th in the regionRudest Citizens: 16th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 17th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 19th in the regionMost Secular: 19th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 20th in the regionMost Avoided: 21st in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 22nd in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 25th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 29th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 36th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 37th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 41st in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 44th in the regionTop
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 50th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 56th in the regionLargest Governments: 59th in the regionMost Influential: 64th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 67th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 74th in the regionMost Developed: 74th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 83rd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 106th in the regionMost Patriotic: 135th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 170th in the regionFattest Citizens: 178th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 225th in the regionTop
Largest Populations: 291st in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 326th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 329th in the regionLargest Black Market: 332nd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 351st in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 361st in the regionMost Stationary: 415th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 440th in the regionNudest: 441st in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 453rd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Singu1arity, the fattest folk in Singu1arity look to be the happiest ones.
  • : Following new legislation in Singu1arity, the nation leads the Rejected Realms in per capita stalking.
  • : Following new legislation in Singu1arity, a murderous reputation can revitalise a flagging celebrity career.
  • : Following new legislation in Singu1arity, S-SPAN viewership drops as MPs act their age.
  • : Following new legislation in Singu1arity, Leader's webseries about the alleged hauntings of Singu1arity City generates millions of views.
  • : Following new legislation in Singu1arity, soldiers on first dates introduce themselves only by their ranks and serial numbers.
  • : Following new legislation in Singu1arity, unemployed youngsters trained to kill are being released en masse into society.
  • : Singu1arity was endorsed by The Democratic Republic of Aadarsh Land.
  • : Following new legislation in Singu1arity, buses are widely regarded as the safest way to travel.
  • : Following new legislation in Singu1arity, fewer people are bathing as citizens must show ration stamps before they can turn on their faucets.


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