by Max Barry

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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,857th Largest Black Market: 2,115th Largest Manufacturing Sector: 2,483rd
The Democratic States of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy Fascists
I did not fail 1000 ways to make a lightbulb
Thomas A Edison
WA Delegate / Co-Founder
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Helpfull people

Population6.458 billion

CapitalHelpfull people City
LeaderThomas A Edison


The Democratic States of Helpfull people is a colossal, cultured nation, ruled by Thomas A Edison with an even hand, and notable for its daily referendums, ubiquitous missile silos, and complete absence of social welfare. The hard-nosed, hard-working, humorless population of 6.458 billion Helpfull peopleans 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 medium-sized, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Helpfull people City. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 78.0%.

The frighteningly efficient Helpfull peoplean economy, worth a remarkable 1,314 trillion dollars a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Tourism, and Trout Farming. Black market activity is rampant. Average income is an amazing 203,553 dollars, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 685,454 per year while the poor average 44,783, a ratio of 15.3 to 1.

Organisations with 800 in their phone number are often raided by special forces, one-man canoes fitted with the latest tracking technology leave no room for one man, opening a bad email attachment can be a major felony, and giant beards and handlebar moustaches are increasingly popular. Crime is totally unknown. Helpfull people's national animal is the Eagle, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Mixed.

Helpfull people is ranked 159,734th in the world and 9th in Association of the Countries of the Free for Most Cheerful Citizens, with 42.18 Percentage Of Water Glasses Perceived Half-Full.

Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,857thLargest Black Market: 2,115thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 2,483rdMost Subsidized Industry: 2,729thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 2,941stMost Advanced Defense Forces: 4,671stRudest Citizens: 4,750thMost Advanced Public Education: 4,930thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 5,096thHighest Average Incomes: 5,428thMost Efficient Economies: 5,745thMost Scientifically Advanced: 6,034thMost Advanced Public Transport: 6,288thLargest Information Technology Sector: 6,294thMost Rebellious Youth: 7,118thSmartest Citizens: 7,779thMost Developed: 8,066thMost Cultured: 8,183rdMost Corrupt Governments: 8,211thTop
Largest Governments: 8,784thMost Secular: 9,168thHighest Economic Output: 10,146thLargest Publishing Industry: 11,146thMost Armed: 11,338thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 14,423rdHighest Average Tax Rates: 14,882ndLargest Gambling Industry: 14,902ndMost Influential: 15,013thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 15,660thLongest Average Lifespans: 15,725th

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