by Max Barry

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Most Developed: 4thLongest Average Lifespans: 6thHealthiest Citizens: 6th
The Rising Sun's Land of
Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

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Population29.307 billion


Animalgreen pheasant

The Rising Sun's Land of Yaorozu is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Mikado with an even hand, and notable for its state-planned economy, sprawling nuclear power plants, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, cheerful population of 29.307 billion Yaorozu-no-tami are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The enormous, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Education, Law & Order, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Asuka. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient Yaorozu economy, worth a remarkable 7,480 trillion yen a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing. Average income is an amazing 255,258 yen, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.3 times as much as the poorest.

Mikado's told that love often manifests itself through homicidal four-lettered litanies, groups of government workers are declared protected tribes if they venture too deep into the Capitol, the government spends more on chasing distant comets than on basic infrastructure, and school lessons are constantly interrupted by 'teacher needs a break' time. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Yaorozu's national animal is the green pheasant, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Shinto.

Yaorozu is ranked 208,231st in the world and 10,027th in The North Pacific for Largest Mining Sector, scoring -89.91 on the Blue Sky Asbestos Index.

Most Developed: 4thLongest Average Lifespans: 6thHealthiest Citizens: 6thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 9thLeast Corrupt Governments: 12thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 12thSafest: 13thLowest Crime Rates: 13thMost Pacifist: 18thMost Beautiful Environments: 18thBest Weather: 18thMost Cultured: 25thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 26thSmartest Citizens: 45thMost Compassionate Citizens: 63rdNicest Citizens: 70thMost Cheerful Citizens: 118thMost Influential: 123rdMost Valuable International Artwork: 179thMost Advanced Public Education: 301stMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 319thMost Stationary: 357thHighest Average Tax Rates: 408thLargest Publishing Industry: 443rdLargest Governments: 530thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 553rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 561stHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 688thMost Secular: 708thHighest Economic Output: 783rdMost Efficient Economies: 1,271stMost Scientifically Advanced: 1,696thLargest Information Technology Sector: 1,765thLargest Welfare Programs: 1,794thMost Subsidized Industry: 1,941stTop
Largest Populations: 2,201stHighest Poor Incomes: 2,544thMost Advanced Public Transport: 3,130thHighest Average Incomes: 3,193rdTop
Highest Wealthy Incomes: 11,956th
Most Cultured: 1st in the regionSafest: 1st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 1st in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Developed: 1st in the regionMost Stationary: 1st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Pacifist: 2nd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 2nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2nd in the regionBest Weather: 3rd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 6th in the regionNicest Citizens: 7th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 7th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 11th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 14th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 14th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 18th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 19th in the regionMost Influential: 22nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 22nd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 22nd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 23rd in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 24th in the regionLargest Governments: 27th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 30th in the regionMost Secular: 33rd in the regionLargest Populations: 35th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 69th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 81st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 88th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 99th in the regionTop
Most Subsidized Industry: 105th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 112th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 139th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 158th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 456th in the region

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