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Most Primitive: 503rdMost Ignorant Citizens: 1,192ndMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1,713th
The Haunted Homestead of
Libertarian Police State
Welcome... to the Darkest Dungeon
Influence
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Civil Rights
Superb
Economy
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Political Freedom
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Swag Chief Bubba Estate

Population5.309 billion

Capitalthat venerable house
Leaderthe Heir
Faiththe Faith

Currencygold coin
Animalsavage Swine

The Haunted Homestead of Swag Chief Bubba Estate is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by the Heir with an iron fist, and remarkable for its barren, inhospitable landscape, compulsory military service, and ban on automobiles. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless, devout population of 5.309 billion heroes and mercenaries are proud of their wide-ranging civil freedoms, and those who aren't tend to be dragged off the streets by men in dark suits and hustled into cars with tinted windows.

The medium-sized, corrupt, liberal, well-organized government is dominated by the Department of Defense, although Industry, Administration, and Education are also considered important, while Welfare and International Aid receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of that venerable house. The average income tax rate is 61.7%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Swag Chief Bubba Estatean economy, worth 971 trillion gold coins a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is an enormous, deeply entrenched, fairly diversified black market in Arms Manufacturing, Uranium Mining, Gambling, and Woodchip Exports. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an impressive 183,055 gold coins, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.3 times as much as the poorest.

The working classes live and die on the fields of the farming communes, the country's famous rainforests are being bulldozed by the mining industry, fancy dress parties are raided by military police for new recruits, and an increasingly villainous series of sports coaches are demanding the national mascot's true identity. Crime is pervasive, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. Swag Chief Bubba Estate's national animal is the savage Swine, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is the Faith.

Swag Chief Bubba Estate is ranked 191,750th in the world and 1,047th in 10000 Islands for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring -31.26 on the Hayek Index.

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Most Primitive: 503rdMost Ignorant Citizens: 1,192ndMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1,713thLargest Gambling Industry: 1,855thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1,883rdLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2,053rdMost Influential: 2,209thTop
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Largest Mining Sector: 2,360thHighest Crime Rates: 2,489thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 2,602ndMost Devout: 2,759thLargest Black Market: 2,834thMost Avoided: 2,937thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 3,339thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3,427thFattest Citizens: 3,537thMost Armed: 3,779thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 5,883rdHighest Poor Incomes: 7,239thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 7,563rdHighest Average Incomes: 8,032ndMost Corrupt Governments: 9,162ndTop
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Largest Retail Industry: 12,777thMost Subsidized Industry: 13,880thHighest Drug Use: 14,874thHighest Disposable Incomes: 15,046thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 16,766thHighest Economic Output: 17,614thLargest Governments: 20,472ndMost Efficient Economies: 20,829th
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Most Primitive: 6th in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 10th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 15th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 19th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 19th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 20th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 21st in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 24th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 30th in the regionLargest Black Market: 30th in the regionMost Devout: 31st in the regionHighest Drug Use: 31st in the regionMost Avoided: 32nd in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 43rd in the regionMost Armed: 49th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 51st in the regionFattest Citizens: 56th in the regionTop
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Most Corrupt Governments: 77th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 78th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 100th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 103rd in the regionMost Influential: 109th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 115th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 121st in the region

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