by Max Barry

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Largest Welfare Programs: 155th Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 174th Most Advanced Public Education: 251st
The Loosely Affiliated Cities of
Democratic Socialists
A place where people can live
Eminence Grise
WA Delegate / Magister Literarum
Civil Rights
Very Good
Political Freedom
Very Good

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The Peoples Place of Living

Population7.739 billion

CurrencyRelative Abstract Value Expression
AnimalDomestic Dog

The Loosely Affiliated Cities of The Peoples Place of Living is a colossal, efficient nation, notable for its state-planned economy, free-roaming dinosaurs, and daily referendums. The compassionate, cheerful population of 7.739 billion People are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, socially-minded government stops and the rest of society begins, but it prioritizes Education, with Environment, Healthcare, and Welfare also on the agenda, while Defense isn't funded at all. The average income tax rate is 99.6%.

The frighteningly efficient Living economy, worth a remarkable 1,175 trillion Relative Abstract Value Expressions a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is solely comprised of the Information Technology industry. State-owned companies are the norm. Average income is an impressive 151,890 Relative Abstract Value Expressions, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Kids are taught in schools to argue with their parents, a traveller who once stubbed a toe on an 'Air Brancaland' flight has been offered asylum, hordes of tourists are ruining the environment, and cremation is compulsory for the deceased. Crime is totally unknown. The Peoples Place of Living's national animal is the Domestic Dog, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

The Peoples Place of Living is ranked 14,392nd in the world and 7th in Oatland for Most Scientifically Advanced, scoring 307.88 on the Kurzweil Singularity Index.

Largest Welfare Programs: 155thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 174thMost Advanced Public Education: 251stLeast Corrupt Governments: 311thBest Weather: 422ndMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 446thMost Beautiful Environments: 503rdMost Developed: 505thMost Inclusive: 552ndHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 560thMost Compassionate Citizens: 573rdMost Pacifist: 585thNicest Citizens: 609thLongest Average Lifespans: 610thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 716thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 725thSafest: 792ndMost Secular: 832ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 895thHealthiest Citizens: 904thHighest Average Tax Rates: 1,042ndMost Cultured: 1,115thMost Cheerful Citizens: 1,288thTop
Most Rebellious Youth: 1,755thLargest Governments: 1,813thSmartest Citizens: 2,290thHighest Poor Incomes: 4,719thLowest Crime Rates: 5,208thMost Influential: 6,061stMost World Assembly Endorsements: 7,690thMost Subsidized Industry: 7,928thTop
Highest Drug Use: 10,370thMost Stationary: 10,481stHighest Average Incomes: 12,126thHighest Economic Output: 12,143rdNudest: 14,322ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 14,392ndMost Efficient Economies: 14,817th
Most Compassionate Citizens: 1st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 1st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1st in the regionMost Secular: 1st in the regionLargest Governments: 1st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1st in the regionMost Developed: 1st in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 1st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 1st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 1st in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1st in the regionNicest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 1st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 1st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Pacifist: 1st in the regionMost Inclusive: 1st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 1st in the regionBest Weather: 1st in the regionSafest: 1st in the regionMost Influential: 2nd in the regionMost Cultured: 2nd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 2nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 2nd in the regionTop
Largest Populations: 3rd in the regionMost Stationary: 3rd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 3rd in the regionMost Income Equality: 5th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 5th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 7 » Tjorl, Lennia, Hippie Wonderland, Keyyn, Saturna1ia, New Erelis, and Broken Edge.

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