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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 1,534th Largest Agricultural Sector: 1,981st Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 2,676th
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The Dominion of Waztaskio is a colossal, safe nation, ruled by Emperor Brett Kingsley with an iron fist, and renowned for its frequent executions, anti-smoking policies, and public floggings. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless, devout population of 8.087 billion Waztaskioans are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, corrupt morass — juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Defense, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Wazdo. The average income tax rate is 95.3%.

The all-consuming Waztaskioan economy, worth 883 trillion Dontraitss a year, is highly specialized and led by the Beef-Based Agriculture industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing and Information Technology. Average income is an impressive 109,243 Dontraitss, with the richest citizens earning 5.1 times as much as the poorest.

Governments opposing Waztaskio are beset by rebels, fancy dress parties are raided by military police for new recruits, the government is engaging in an agricultural trade war with Maxtopia, and invasive species are hunted by the gendarmerie. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Waztaskio's national animal is the Ficklepig, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Wazdonian.

Waztaskio is ranked 18,625th in the world and 753rd in Osiris for Longest Average Lifespans, with 75.85 Years.

Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 1,534thTop
Largest Agricultural Sector: 1,981stHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 2,676thHighest Average Tax Rates: 4,871stLowest Crime Rates: 4,946thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 4,983rdMost Advanced Public Transport: 5,764thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6,610thMost Subsidized Industry: 7,036thLargest Governments: 7,199thSafest: 7,286thTop
Highest Economic Output: 12,070thHealthiest Citizens: 12,452ndMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 12,692ndMost Corrupt Governments: 12,798thMost Devout: 12,961stMost Advanced Public Education: 14,218thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 15,504thMost Developed: 15,608th
Largest Agricultural Sector: 79th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 93rd in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 124th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 198th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 199th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 265th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 266th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 270th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 277th in the regionTop
Largest Governments: 298th in the regionSafest: 303rd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 492nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 500th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Waztaskio was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Advanced Law Enforcement.
  • : Waztaskio was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Subsidized Industry.
  • : Waztaskio's influence in Osiris rose from "Minnow" to "Sprat".
  • : Waztaskio was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Largest Agricultural Sector.
  • : Waztaskio's influence in Osiris rose from "Nipper" to "Minnow".
  • : Waztaskio altered its national flag.
  • : Waztaskio's influence in Osiris rose from "Newcomer" to "Nipper".
  • : Waztaskio's influence in Osiris rose from "Hatchling" to "Newcomer".
  • : Waztaskio's influence in Osiris rose from "Unproven" to "Hatchling".
  • : Waztaskio's influence in Osiris rose from "Zero" to "Unproven".


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