Most Influential: 151st Largest Basket Weaving Sector: 499th Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 641st
The Commonwealth of
Capitalist Paradise
God, Farmstock and my Right
Regional Influence
Apprentice
Region
Civil Rights
Average
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Average

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The Commonwealth of South Cowland is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Ken with an even hand, and renowned for its barren, inhospitable landscape, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and ubiquitous missile silos. The hard-nosed, hard-working, humorless population of 13.34 billion South Cowlandians are either ruled by a sleek, efficient government or a conglomerate of multinational corporations; it's difficult to tell which.

The relatively small, corrupt, pro-business government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Cow City. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 5.4%.

The frighteningly efficient South Cowlandian economy, worth a remarkable 3,900 trillion Pounds a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Book Publishing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Arms Manufacturing, and Woodchip Exports. Average income is an amazing 292,358 Pounds, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 966,659 per year while the poor average 66,099, a ratio of 14.6 to 1.

The new 'Things We Stole From Other Countries' exhibition at the National Museum of Antiquities is a hit, small businesses are gobbled up almost daily by corporate giants, commuters often break into synchronised para-para dancing for no reason at all, and NationStates staff are easily recognizable by their gold-plated mansions. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. South Cowland's national animal is the fox, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

South Cowland is ranked 1,897th in the world and 17th in Europe for Most Stationary, with 2,150.66529024 Days.

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Most Influential: 151stLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 499thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 641stLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 806thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 944thLargest Insurance Industry: 1,069thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,158thLargest Publishing Industry: 1,165thHighest Average Incomes: 1,223rdHighest Economic Output: 1,452ndTop
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Smartest Citizens: 1,798thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1,838thLargest Retail Industry: 1,882ndMost Stationary: 1,897thMost Efficient Economies: 2,095thRudest Citizens: 2,128thSafest: 2,342ndLargest Mining Sector: 2,441stMost Cultured: 3,378thMost Scientifically Advanced: 3,429thHealthiest Citizens: 3,732ndLargest Information Technology Sector: 3,886thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 4,201stHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 4,745thLowest Crime Rates: 4,769thMost Secular: 4,791stMost Developed: 5,651stLargest Governments: 6,042ndLowest Overall Tax Burden: 6,775thLargest Agricultural Sector: 7,458thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 7,565thLargest Populations: 7,642ndTop
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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 7,993rdLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 9,495thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 10,133rdMost Pro-Market: 11,062ndMost Advanced Defense Forces: 12,385thLargest Gambling Industry: 12,457thLargest Black Market: 13,708thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 14,129thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 14,412thMost Advanced Public Education: 15,592nd
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Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 9th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 9th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 10th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 11th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 12th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 13th in the regionRudest Citizens: 15th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 15th in the regionMost Stationary: 17th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 18th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 20th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 23rd in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 26th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 27th in the regionMost Influential: 27th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 30th in the regionMost Pro-Market: 32nd in the regionSafest: 38th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 40th in the regionTop
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Largest Populations: 42nd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 44th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 45th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 45th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 47th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 48th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 50th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 50th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 54th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 56th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 58th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 59th in the regionLargest Black Market: 59th in the regionMost Cultured: 61st in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 62nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 70th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 71st in the regionLargest Governments: 74th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 80th in the regionMost Secular: 82nd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 83rd in the region

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