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Most Efficient Economies: 70th Rudest Citizens: 115th Highest Wealthy Incomes: 165th
The Empire of the Golden Throne of
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Superb
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
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The Empire of the Golden Throne of The Macabees is a gargantuan, cultured nation, renowned for its barren, inhospitable landscape, frequent executions, and smutty television. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic, humorless population of 30.157 billion Macabees live in a state of perpetual fear, as a complete breakdown of social order has led to the rise of order through biker gangs.

There is no government in the normal sense of the word; however, a small group of community-minded, liberal, pro-business, outspoken individuals juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Industry, and Education. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Macabeesian economy, worth an astonishing 10,689 trillion Riokmarks a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Uranium Mining, Information Technology, and Book Publishing. Average income is an amazing 354,464 Riokmarks, but there is a vast disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 2,419,763 per year while the poor average 18,810, a ratio of 128 to 1.

The government's economic policy is "sort it yourself", homeless people can be found sleeping on streets in front of unoccupied second homes, labour strikes are routinely squashed by police, and thousands of children die every day from easily curable illnesses. Crime, especially youth-related, is all-pervasive, probably because of the absence of a police force. The Macabees's national animal is the Imperial Eagle, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

The Macabees is ranked 2,631st in the world and 5th in Greater Dienstad for Largest Cheese Export Sector, scoring 8,060.65 on the Mozzarella Productivity Index.

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Most Efficient Economies: 70thRudest Citizens: 115thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 165thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 199thHighest Economic Output: 202ndLargest Insurance Industry: 291stLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 293rdHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 309thMost Armed: 327thLargest Mining Sector: 329thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 362ndLargest Populations: 388thMost Avoided: 396thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 469thHighest Crime Rates: 483rdLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 485thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 589thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 612thHighest Average Incomes: 624thFattest Citizens: 964thLargest Gambling Industry: 1,015thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1,171stLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1,185thLargest Retail Industry: 1,191stLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,494thLargest Publishing Industry: 1,714thTop
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Most Rebellious Youth: 2,345thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 2,631stMost Scientifically Advanced: 2,657thSmartest Citizens: 3,200thLargest Information Technology Sector: 4,166thMost Influential: 4,689thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 5,262ndMost Politically Free: 5,362ndLargest Black Market: 5,437thNudest: 5,712thLargest Agricultural Sector: 5,988thMost Pro-Market: 6,686thMost Cultured: 7,309thMost Stationary: 7,973rdMost Extreme: 8,501stTop
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Most Extensive Civil Rights: 9,584thHighest Drug Use: 10,051stMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 11,383rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 17,810th
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Largest Mining Sector: 1st in the regionMost Avoided: 1st in the regionMost Armed: 1st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1st in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 1st in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1st in the regionRudest Citizens: 1st in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1st in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1st in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionMost Extreme: 1st in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 1st in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1st in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 2nd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 2nd in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 2nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 2nd in the regionMost Politically Free: 2nd in the regionMost Pro-Market: 2nd in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 2nd in the regionMost Stationary: 2nd in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 2nd in the regionNudest: 2nd in the regionLargest Populations: 3rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 3rd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 3rd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 3rd in the regionTop
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Largest Gambling Industry: 4th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 4th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 4th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 4th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 5th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 5th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 5th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 5th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 5th in the regionMost Influential: 6th in the regionFattest Citizens: 6th in the regionMost Cultured: 7th in the region

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