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Most Cheerful Citizens: 14,637th Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 15,873rd
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Totally not East Lodge

Population2.22 billion


CurrencyVials of blood

The Wants Blood of Totally not East Lodge is a massive, safe nation, ruled by Who with a fair hand, and renowned for its state-planned economy, devotion to social welfare, and stringent health and safety legislation. The democratic, devout population of 2.22 billion Totally nots love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.

The medium-sized, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Welfare, Education, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Capitalism. The average income tax rate is 47.4%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but sluggish Totally not East Lodgean economy, worth 72.9 trillion Vialss of blood a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is fairly diversified, is led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Basket Weaving, Beef-Based Agriculture, and Trout Farming. Average income is 32,858 Vialss of blood, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The new airport at Mr. Giles' farm is panicking his sheep, the most common doctor's prescription is "get out of my consulting room", the nation is currently revamping its entire education system, and troop transports blacken the sky as the military commences Operation Desert Ocean. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Totally not East Lodge's national animal is the Bloodbat, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is What.

Totally not East Lodge is ranked 95,776th in the world and 3,735th in the South Pacific for Most Extensive Public Healthcare, scoring 989.14 on the Theresa-Nightingale Rating.

Most Cheerful Citizens: 14,637thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 15,873rd
Most Cheerful Citizens: 459th in the regionMost Devout: 622nd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 630th in the region

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