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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 2,771st Most Influential: 3,256th Largest Agricultural Sector: 3,655th
The Ludicrously Successful State of
Left-wing Utopia
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Upper West Northern Schneddick

Population5.13 billion

LeaderJethro Q Walrustitty

Animalbewildering cobra

The Ludicrously Successful State of Upper West Northern Schneddick is a colossal, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Jethro Q Walrustitty with a fair hand, and remarkable for its daily referendums, smutty television, and parental licensing program. The compassionate, democratic population of 5.13 billion Upper West Northern Schneddicks are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

The medium-sized government prioritizes Education, although Administration, Industry, and Defense are also considered important, while Spirituality and International Aid aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Cobratown. The average income tax rate is 71.3%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Upper West Northern Schneddick economy, worth 635 trillion smackeroos 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 dominated by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Beef-Based Agriculture, and Tourism. Average income is an impressive 123,944 smackeroos, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Students consistently complain that the wi-fi ate their homework, politicians are fired for opening subjective statements with "I believe", there's a literal nanny state for the legions of children taken by social services, and feuilletons can only be deciphered with a Galliennais dictionary. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Upper West Northern Schneddick's national animal is the bewildering cobra, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Upper West Northern Schneddick is ranked 158,146th in the world and 4,741st in the Rejected Realms for Most Devout, with 3.6 Prayers Per Hour.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 2,771stMost Influential: 3,256thLargest Agricultural Sector: 3,655thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 5,940thMost Inclusive: 7,033rdLargest Information Technology Sector: 7,362ndMost Developed: 7,938thTop
Highest Poor Incomes: 8,621stSmartest Citizens: 9,240thLargest Publishing Industry: 9,587thMost Beautiful Environments: 10,398thLongest Average Lifespans: 10,619thLeast Corrupt Governments: 10,734thNicest Citizens: 10,990thBest Weather: 11,014thMost Secular: 11,149thMost Compassionate Citizens: 11,327thMost Scientifically Advanced: 11,386thMost Advanced Public Education: 11,629thMost Cheerful Citizens: 11,726thLargest Welfare Programs: 12,204thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 12,315thMost Cultured: 12,706thHealthiest Citizens: 12,913thMost Armed: 16,201st
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 26th in the regionMost Influential: 27th in the regionTop
Largest Agricultural Sector: 86th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 149th in the regionMost Inclusive: 159th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 176th in the regionMost Developed: 188th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 195th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 201st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 214th in the regionNicest Citizens: 228th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 229th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 233rd in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 233rd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 251st in the regionTop
Most Beautiful Environments: 257th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 257th in the regionBest Weather: 267th in the regionMost Secular: 274th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 277th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 289th in the regionMost Cultured: 290th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 297th in the regionMost Stationary: 351st in the regionMost Income Equality: 362nd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 382nd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 401st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 418th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 425th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 431st in the regionLargest Governments: 437th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 439th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 463rd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 480th in the region

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