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Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 2,046th Safest: 3,123rd Most Influential: 3,196th
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The Land of Golden Blobfish

Population9.475 billion

CapitalBlobmania
LeaderSir Phillip

CurrencyAstrial
AnimalBlobfish

The Scientific Database of The Land of Golden Blobfish is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by Sir Phillip with an even hand, and remarkable for its soft-spoken computers, smutty television, and keen interest in outer space. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 9.475 billion Blobfishians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The enormous government juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Blobmania. The average income tax rate is 93.8%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Blobfishian economy, worth a remarkable 1,329 trillion Astrials a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Trout Farming. Average income is an impressive 140,311 Astrials, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.1 times as much as the poorest.

Arbitrary election rules are considered sacrosanct, citizens cannot change their light bulbs without approval from an international committee, the government helps teach children how to kill a man from six paces, and no one believes anything until it has been strenuously tested and peer-reviewed. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Land of Golden Blobfish's national animal is the Blobfish, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans.

The Land of Golden Blobfish is ranked 75,567th in the world and 46th in The Confederacy of Free Nations for Largest Soda Pop Sector, scoring 763.57 on the Addison-Fukk Productivity Rating.

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Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 2,046thSafest: 3,123rdMost Influential: 3,196thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 3,208thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 3,316thBest Weather: 3,727thMost Beautiful Environments: 3,873rdMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4,070thMost Developed: 4,077thLeast Corrupt Governments: 4,134thMost Advanced Public Education: 4,299thMost Cheerful Citizens: 4,464thLongest Average Lifespans: 4,474thNicest Citizens: 5,164thMost Compassionate Citizens: 5,555thHighest Average Tax Rates: 5,666thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 5,889thLargest Governments: 6,549thSmartest Citizens: 6,745thMost Pacifist: 6,854thHealthiest Citizens: 7,110thLargest Information Technology Sector: 7,126thMost Advanced Public Transport: 7,197thLowest Crime Rates: 7,383rdMost Cultured: 8,034thMost Scientifically Advanced: 8,180thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 8,205thMost Subsidized Industry: 8,472ndTop
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Largest Welfare Programs: 8,599thMost Rebellious Youth: 8,879thHighest Economic Output: 9,182ndMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 10,324thHighest Poor Incomes: 10,553rdHighest Average Incomes: 14,933rdMost Efficient Economies: 15,155thMost Secular: 15,216thMost Inclusive: 16,006th
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Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 4th in the regionTop
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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 5th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 7th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 8th in the regionBest Weather: 8th in the region

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