by Max Barry

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Most Developed: 2nd Best Weather: 5th Most Compassionate Citizens: 6th
The Republic of
Liberal Democratic Socialists
Everyone for everyone else
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

Overview Policies People Government Economy Rank Trend Deck


Population32.686 billion

LeaderPresident Paul Williams


The Republic of Wilkshire is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, ruled by President Paul Williams with a fair hand, and renowned for its smutty television, anti-smoking policies, and complete lack of prisons. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 32.686 billion Wilkshireans 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 enormous, socially-minded, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Environment, Education, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Vasbury. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient Wilkshirean economy, worth a remarkable 7,843 trillion wilkoes a year, is highly specialized and mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an amazing 239,951 wilkoes, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The consent form for routine blood pressure measurement has been nominated for the 'Novel Of The Year' award, census workers struggle to account for the rapidly increasing number of citizens to tabulate, the country's population is reported with a margin of error of several billions, and religious organizations are being forced to leave the country or pay income taxes like everybody else. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Wilkshire's national animal is the cat, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Wilkshire is ranked 202nd in the world and 10th in The North Pacific for Most Inclusive, scoring 491.31 on the Mandela-Wollstonecraft Non-Discrimination Index.

Most Developed: 2ndBest Weather: 5thMost Compassionate Citizens: 6thLongest Average Lifespans: 7thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 8thNicest Citizens: 9thMost Pacifist: 9thMost Beautiful Environments: 10thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 14thHealthiest Citizens: 16thMost Cheerful Citizens: 32ndLowest Crime Rates: 35thSafest: 44thMost Advanced Public Education: 57thMost Advanced Public Transport: 69thLeast Corrupt Governments: 150thMost Inclusive: 202ndSmartest Citizens: 215thHighest Average Tax Rates: 217thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 252ndMost World Assembly Endorsements: 311thLargest Governments: 347thLargest Populations: 349thMost Cultured: 396thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 432ndHighest Economic Output: 496thMost Influential: 543rdLargest Welfare Programs: 562ndHighest Poor Incomes: 713thMost Efficient Economies: 744thMost Rebellious Youth: 755thLargest Publishing Industry: 1,554thTop
Highest Average Incomes: 2,942ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 3,518thLargest Information Technology Sector: 4,994thTop
Most Secular: 10,342ndMost Income Equality: 13,132nd
Most Beautiful Environments: 1st in the regionMost Developed: 1st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1st in the regionMost Pacifist: 1st in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 1st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 1st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 2nd in the regionNicest Citizens: 2nd in the regionBest Weather: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 3rd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 3rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 4th in the regionSafest: 4th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 4th in the regionLargest Populations: 7th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 8th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 9th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 10th in the regionMost Inclusive: 10th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 12th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 12th in the regionLargest Governments: 14th in the regionMost Cultured: 15th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 22nd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 22nd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 26th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 29th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 30th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 59th in the regionTop
Highest Average Incomes: 110th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 173rd in the regionMost Influential: 185th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 231st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 277th in the regionTop
Most Secular: 525th in the regionMost Income Equality: 739th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Wilkshire was endorsed by The Non violence Republic of I am the one who knocks.
  • : Following new legislation in Wilkshire, religious organizations are being forced to leave the country or pay income taxes like everybody else.
  • : Wilkshire was reclassified from "Left-wing Utopia" to "Liberal Democratic Socialists".
  • : Wilkshire voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Liberate The Monarchist Entente"".
  • : Following new legislation in Wilkshire, the country's population is reported with a margin of error of several billions.
  • : Following new legislation in Wilkshire, census workers struggle to account for the rapidly increasing number of citizens to tabulate.
  • : Wilkshire was reclassified from "Liberal Democratic Socialists" to "Left-wing Utopia".
  • : Following new legislation in Wilkshire, the consent form for routine blood pressure measurement has been nominated for the 'Novel Of The Year' award.
  • : Following new legislation in Wilkshire, it's normal to start working life with crippling financial debt.
  • : Wilkshire was endorsed by The Democratic Republic of Waterma.


World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 240 » Pallaith, Puczovska, Tharissus, Friently, Yaorozu, Great Bights Mum, Sunto, Kwaj, Notyoutopia, Omicron Persei V111, General COE, Siwale, Alice Gardens, Holy Oranz, Shin-Hachioji, SORT, Shadowrik, Merconitonitopia, Vszeklina, Wineclaw, ZimRobwe, Kingdom of Space, Sil Dorsett, Diodone, Zokk, Lamexanope, The Akhara Islands, Kelvaros Prime, Pria Xennes, Selfgradatude, Forunte, Zeternia, Thorway, Necromonia, McMasterdonia, Yukti, Amerian States, Yaris, Holy Trinity 2015, Prevaland, HMS Unicorn, French Bananastan, New Lakemba, The Free Californian People, Prydania, Sheppey, Afriyie, Felpolandia, The Galactic Triumvirate, Paxiosolange, and 190 others.Panama Coalition, TerranulliuZ, SchoolHouse Rock, Sankami, Buckerino, Greenstead, Bonjoura, Arrivederci, Dodione, Palisede, Seven Hills, Ribbleton, Ilisseia, Southern Allican, Montroyale, Corfad, Cloydicia, Bayern-Straubing, The Iron Lions, Khorazan, Moubarakistan, Universal State Formula, Xentherida, The Lancerian Empire, PlanetPunk, Aroa, Tredano, Lionia, Republic of Dixie, Territorio di Nessuno, Wodan, Xinchao, Thenaca, Barbarossistanian South Brasilistan, Beodarasc, Ainsworth, Islandsria, Victoriaans Nederlands, Bax-Landia, Midds Conia, RedRunele, Unimaginable Doom, Apetopia, Free Culture, Calamazo, Dannyria, Amestris-Britannia, Dreylus, Vexilia, Agrauron, Sacrento, Mzeusia, Get Away From Me, Gladio II, Amerislovakia, SillyString, Malvad, New Fingland, LostLegion, NatsukiLand, Thoets, American MapleStory, Lungha, Atheenos, Unsophisticate, Pleroma Sans Romans, Colony of lasting Hopes, Eglise Sainte Eve, Illusia and Neverendia, Kyrianian, Municipality of Baria and Vungtau, Jostria, Frances Francis the First of France, Jontopiary, Empotia, Asemnots, The Mazur Empire, A Terribly Charismatic Duck, Kolorland, Atain, Old Republic of Greece, Triekru, Mirandako Herri Errepublika, Albacria, Mordant99, Ka Ching, Zyvetskistaahn, Xolot, The Lugansk Republic, Q w e r t y, Misthas, Ozstan, Blackwood Coast, Shibutani, Novo England, Sea Ghost, Democratic Peoples Republic of the US, Potatolandium, Malta Comino Gozo, The Oceanic Lands, Pizza Squared, AGoodPlace, Pavlikstan, Guslantis, Underground Techno, Ligninion, New Seaview Cove, Bristannia, THX1138, Riverwinde, Californian Redwood, Lower Nubia, Wububbles, Snoodum, Highton Islands, KEP77, Constantinolia, Harjad, Ayylienz, Memeosan, Detrivania, Llwy, Former English Colony, Mahsoobia, The Windmilluminati, Harstonia, IsiMUd, Centrall America, Kylesburgh, Killbear, Koda-Land, The Pantheons, Panem Sapidum, Avalon, New Cataria, Hitipeuw, Tyroshh, Takumisan, Terrabedda, Bronzesity, Newsomia, Gameindustrial Empire, Rochdale Islands, United Draconia, The Gamer Party, Sakaryata, Batdaviea, Empy, Eravonia, Rodoslovnaya, DabsForDays, Grimrholm, Eggway, Deropia, Whereisthatistan, Shentia, Varagog, Racoda, Northern Glory, Right Wing Crusaders, Krakenland, Sanjurika, Jest Xerces, Virion-Alesse, Krujan, The Pos Liberriadeach, The Brunchovian Republic of Pina Colada, Govornia, Sundred, Sevmenika, Siegsylvania, Western Alexandria, Liberentis, Abject Ludicrosity, Astal Aavors, Voznesheim, RaRaRasputinn, One hundred castles, Quranite, Forest and Stone, The Mace Kingdom, Deschteria, Visburgh, Aidunundistan, Wildthorne, The United States of Romania, Ethnon, Alsace and Lorraine United, Waterma, and I am the one who knocks.

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