by Max Barry

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Most Rebellious Youth: 7thMost Cheerful Citizens: 31stNicest Citizens: 32nd
The Hippy State of
Scandinavian Liberal Paradise
Stick It To The Man, Maaan!
Civil Rights
World Benchmark
Political Freedom

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Population28.545 billion

CurrencyShiny Beads
AnimalPink Elephant

The Hippy State of Zerophix is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, remarkable for its feral children, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, cheerful, devout population of 28.545 billion Zerophixians enjoy extensive civil rights and enjoy a level of social equality free from the usual accompanying government corruption.

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, liberal, socially-minded morass — juggles the competing demands of Environment, Education, and Social Policy. The income tax rate is 100%.

The large but stagnant Zerophixian economy, worth 527 trillion Shiny Beads a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity. The industrial sector is solely comprised of the Book Publishing industry. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 18,484 Shiny Beads, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

A widely accepted trade policy is "tit-for-tat", the bonfire of the old paper records can be seen for miles around Zerophix City, pausing for applause during a speech is seen as a form of censorship, and surrealist houses shaped like mushrooms and volcanoes dominate the wealthiest neighborhoods. Crime, especially youth-related, is so common that it is unusual to encounter someone following the law, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Zerophix's national animal is the Pink Elephant, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Zerophix is ranked 208,326th in the world and 10,108th in The North Pacific for Largest Trout Fishing Sector, scoring -46.22 on the Nemo Depletion Efficiency Index.

Most Rebellious Youth: 7thMost Cheerful Citizens: 31stNicest Citizens: 32ndMost Compassionate Citizens: 40thMost Pacifist: 70thMost Beautiful Environments: 101stHighest Crime Rates: 103rdBest Weather: 106thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 250thMost Armed: 360thLeast Corrupt Governments: 533rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 559thHighest Average Tax Rates: 793rdMost Influential: 839thMost Devout: 848thMost Inclusive: 975thLargest Governments: 1,021stSmartest Citizens: 1,082ndMost Cultured: 1,127thHealthiest Citizens: 1,219thTop
Largest Populations: 2,426thLargest Black Market: 3,553rdMost Stationary: 6,683rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 9,645thNudest: 9,850thTop
Most Income Equality: 15,782ndMost Extensive Civil Rights: 18,396th
Most Rebellious Youth: 1st in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 4th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 4th in the regionNicest Citizens: 4th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 4th in the regionMost Pacifist: 7th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 8th in the regionBest Weather: 10th in the regionMost Armed: 15th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 16th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 28th in the regionMost Devout: 36th in the regionLargest Populations: 38th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 42nd in the regionMost Cultured: 51st in the regionLargest Governments: 51st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 55th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 67th in the regionMost Inclusive: 70th in the regionTop
Largest Black Market: 119th in the regionMost Stationary: 137th in the regionMost Influential: 307th in the regionNudest: 353rd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 369th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 439th in the regionTop
Most Extensive Civil Rights: 579th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 667th in the regionMost Income Equality: 853rd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 972nd in the region

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