The Republic of Western Republic of the not Poor is a very large, efficient nation, remarkable for its keen interest in outer space, compulsory military service, and public floggings. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic population of 128 million Western Republic of the not Poorians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.
The tiny government is primarily concerned with Defense, with Education, Law & Order, and Administration also on the agenda, while International Aid and Welfare aren't funded at all. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 7.5%.
The very strong Western Republic of the not Poorian economy, worth 10.5 trillion rupees a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Uranium Mining, Book Publishing, and Pizza Delivery. Average income is 82,082 rupees, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 234,672 per year while the poor average 22,868, a ratio of 10.3 to 1.
Schoolyard sandboxes resemble ashtrays due to the large number of cigarette butts, running away is an essential part of the elite forces' hand-to-hand training, the Ministry of Health has reported a sharp increase in the incidence of delayed menopause, and colours are running as Western Republic of the not Poorians take on their own laundry. Crime, especially youth-related, is relatively low. Western Republic of the not Poor's national animal is the Goldfish, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to heavy metals seepage into national waterways.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Western Republic of the not Poor was endorsed by The United Socialist States of Eigenina.
- : Western Republic of the not Poor was endorsed by The Free Land of Cohors Stercore.
- : Western Republic of the not Poor was endorsed by The Serene Democracy of Bear Connors Paradiso.
- : Western Republic of the not Poor was endorsed by The Shadowy Empire of Farengeto.
- : Western Republic of the not Poor was endorsed by The Somewhat Active of Jaxon.
- : Western Republic of the not Poor was endorsed by The Inhospitable Ski Slopes of Agalaesia.
- : Western Republic of the not Poor's influence in The South Pacific rose from "Nipper" to "Minnow".
- : Western Republic of the not Poor was endorsed by The Republic of Madreia.
- : Western Republic of the not Poor was endorsed by The Principality of Tilipria.
- : Western Republic of the not Poor was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Fattest Citizens and Most Avoided and the Top 10% for Lowest Overall Tax Burden.
Endorsements Received: 33 » Yeldarbsland, Blaash, Gecetesse, Pencil Sharpeners 2, Wehraboos, Qvait, Anachronolandia, Qawe, Jehenna, Aumeltopia, Mapico, Amerion, Barabarom, The Derpy Democratic Republic Of Herp, Land Without Shrimp, Romanus Terrae, Aidenfieeld, Astraee, Marinho Islands, The Tecorogan Federation, Quiescent, Volaworand, Hanguk-Nippon, West Carlisten, Malonereich, Tilipria, Madreia, Agalaesia, Jaxon, Farengeto, Bear Connors Paradiso, Cohors Stercore, and Eigenina.