by Max Barry

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Largest Gambling Industry: 2,431stLargest Insurance Industry: 2,770thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 8,023rd
The Borderlands of
Corporate Bordello
Bona Fide Unicorns, and that's a Promise!
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

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Totally a Real Unicorn

Population406 million

CapitalAuthentic Unicorn Pastures

CurrencySuper-Legit Unicorn Horn
AnimalCompletely Genuine Unicorn

The Borderlands of Totally a Real Unicorn is a huge, efficient nation, notable for its barren, inhospitable landscape, irreverence towards religion, and spontaneously combusting cars. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic population of 406 million Totally a Real Unicornians are effectively ruled by a group of massive corporations, who run for political office and provide their well-off citizens with world-class goods and services. Their poorer citizens, however, are mostly starving to death while being urged to go out and get real jobs. The populace has reasonably extensive civil rights, although these are mostly aimed at allowing them to buy whatever they like.

The tiny, pro-business, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Industry, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Authentic Unicorn Pastures. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 5.6%.

The powerhouse Totally a Real Unicornian economy, worth 30.7 trillion Super-Legit Unicorn Horns a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Gambling industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Door-to-door Insurance Sales, and Retail. Average income is 75,511 Super-Legit Unicorn Horns, but there is an enormous disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 424,514 per year while the poor average 6,637, a ratio of 64.0 to 1.

The government asks not what you can do for your country but what you can do to tidy their country homes, many parents are becoming frustrated with their children's choices in spouses, Totally a Real Unicornian politics is literally a blood sport, and citizens are regularly found digging for treasure in their gardens. Crime is a serious problem, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. Totally a Real Unicorn's national animal is the Completely Genuine Unicorn, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

Totally a Real Unicorn is ranked 168,094th in the world and 134th in Shinka for Largest Basket Weaving Sector, scoring -4.47 on the Hickory Productivity Index.

Largest Gambling Industry: 2,431stLargest Insurance Industry: 2,770thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 8,023rdHighest Wealthy Incomes: 8,262ndTop
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 10,918thMost Avoided: 11,961stMost Pro-Market: 14,109thHighest Disposable Incomes: 14,549thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 15,454thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 19,462ndHighest Crime Rates: 19,685th
Largest Gambling Industry: 1st in the regionTop
Greatest Rich-Poor Divides: 2nd in the regionMost Pro-Market: 2nd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 3rd in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 3rd in the regionRudest Citizens: 4th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 4th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 5th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 7th in the regionTop
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 9th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 13th in the regionMost Avoided: 14th in the regionFattest Citizens: 14th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 15th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 15th in the region

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