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Largest Retail Industry: 117th Most World Assembly Endorsements: 707th Rudest Citizens: 1,040th
The Federal Republic of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy Fascists
We fight for survival
President Sarah Drant
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Economy
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New Austra

Population6.491 billion

CapitalOrangeville
LeaderPresident Sarah Drant
FaithProtestantism

CurrencyAustra Pound
AnimalOrca Whale

The Federal Republic of New Austra is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by President Sarah Drant with an even hand, and remarkable for its complete lack of prisons, daily referendums, and ubiquitous missile silos. The hard-nosed, hard-working, devout population of 6.491 billion New Austrans 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 relatively small, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Industry, Law & Order, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Orangeville. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 24.9%.

The frighteningly efficient New Austran economy, worth a remarkable 1,541 trillion Austra Pounds a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Retail, Book Publishing, and Tourism. Black market activity is frequent. Average income is an amazing 237,516 Austra Pounds, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 776,376 per year while the poor average 54,619, a ratio of 14.2 to 1.

The nation's gigantic air force is both respected and feared, police officers often head to work wearing onesies and fluffy pink bunny-slippers, citizens applying for their first jobs face fierce competition from the homeless, and the streets are increasingly clogged with poverty-stricken beggars. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. New Austra's national animal is the Orca Whale, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Protestantism.

New Austra is ranked 154,574th in the world and 7,871st in The North Pacific for Largest Insurance Industry, scoring -14.18 on the Risk Expulsion Effectiveness Rating.

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Largest Retail Industry: 117thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 707thRudest Citizens: 1,040thMost Influential: 1,068thTop
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Largest Information Technology Sector: 1,652ndHighest Disposable Incomes: 2,147thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 2,192ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 2,529thMost Corrupt Governments: 2,937thHighest Average Incomes: 3,300thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 3,303rdLargest Publishing Industry: 3,541stLargest Agricultural Sector: 3,567thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 3,587thLargest Black Market: 3,979thSmartest Citizens: 4,995thMost Efficient Economies: 6,091stMost Cheerful Citizens: 6,379thMost Developed: 6,413thMost Subsidized Industry: 6,688thHealthiest Citizens: 6,815thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 7,494thTop
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Highest Economic Output: 8,105thLargest Governments: 8,814thMost Advanced Public Transport: 9,138thMost Cultured: 9,856thLongest Average Lifespans: 9,944thLowest Crime Rates: 10,344thMost Devout: 12,400thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 13,813thMost Average: 14,630thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 14,730thMost Beautiful Environments: 14,749thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 14,860th
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Largest Retail Industry: 9th in the regionRudest Citizens: 64th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 77th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 78th in the regionTop
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Largest Information Technology Sector: 93rd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 111th in the regionLargest Black Market: 123rd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 133rd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 137th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 151st in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 160th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 162nd in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 197th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 202nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 232nd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 270th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 296th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 317th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 327th in the regionMost Average: 357th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 358th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 387th in the regionMost Developed: 395th in the regionTop
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Most Influential: 441st in the regionLargest Governments: 453rd in the regionMost Cultured: 495th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 509th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 527th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 563rd in the regionMost Devout: 578th in the regionLargest Populations: 631st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 720th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 764th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 790th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 799th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : New Austra was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Average.
  • : Following new legislation in New Austra, the streets are increasingly clogged with poverty-stricken beggars.
  • : Following new legislation in New Austra, citizens applying for their first jobs face fierce competition from the homeless.
  • : Following new legislation in New Austra, police officers often head to work wearing onesies and fluffy pink bunny-slippers.
  • : New Austra endorsed The Blood Caliphate of Xzavia-Hjar.
  • : Following new legislation in New Austra, the nation's gigantic air force is both respected and feared.
  • : Following new legislation in New Austra, sailors spend their shore leave helping old ladies cross the street.
  • : Following new legislation in New Austra, many whiskies taste suspiciously like automobile radiators.
  • : Following new legislation in New Austra, vacationers and business travelers are often warned that they may lose the right to vote if they spend too much time overseas.
  • : Following new legislation in New Austra, President Sarah Drant's family members carry literal get-out-of-jail-free cards.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 185 » Shibutani, Siwale, Pallaith, Yaorozu, Territorio di Nessuno, PlanetPunk, Sundred, El Fiji Grande, Kwaj, Corfad, Koda-Land, Bayern-Straubing, Selfgradatude, Notyoutopia, Holy Oranz, Shadowrik, Shin-Hachioji, Zeternia, Former English Colony, United Draconia, Dar es Saalam, American MapleStory, Abrickhouse, Sunto, Q w e r t y, Maott, Sil Dorsett, New Trisone, Buckerino, The United States of Romania, Wineclaw, Frances Francis the First of France, Ethnon, Wilkshire, Malta Comino Gozo, Amauri, Atain, Universal State Formula, Wunderstrafanstalt, The Iron Lions, The Rhein States, The Most Freedom Ever, Moubarakistan, New Bremerton, Great Bights Mum, New Pruessen, Niradans, Spartoptia, Democratic Peoples Republic of the US, SORT, and 135 others.General COE, Sinelona, Newpromisedland, Alice Gardens, Vincone Cae, Yukti, Ostrinios, Votak Matim, Californian Redwood, Uganda Knuckles UK, Adkins Station, North Bratislava, The Windmilluminati, Kasazzastan, New Lakemba, Renzic, Cloydicia, Highton Islands, Ice and Tinian, Diodone, Napnomadia, Sheldanada, Omnistria, Bearical, Valhalla123, Ka Ching, Unsophisticate, Hong Kong Empire, Black Templares, Federation Terra Australis, Empy, Lunallian, Dreadton, The Pantheons, Outer Egorniand, Ninjak30, Xentherida, The South Falls, Partax, New Eleria, SillyString, Eri-Maqa-Ena, Pasargad, Kulgatha, Steraz, COCONUT-CITY, Alunya, Joodey, Ainsworth, Ozstan, Kyrianian, The Sinclarian Provinces, Ieprus, Suicidistan, Municipality of Baria and Vungtau, Yemet, Ofemerica, Egalico, Solmetria, Torakuen, Tappan Hills, Acrabinnia, National Goats, Ara Antrizuls, Elder Realms, Guer Aike, Guslantis, Korolk, The Notorious Mad Jack, Novare Res, Ibiscaton, VarDrade, Misuvelia, Saturns Edge, Norostilors, Zemnaya Svoboda, Orven, Peldorn, Swaz Islands, Jasminlandia, Steampunk Ariel, Plangainer, Sea Ghost, Trillius, Marijuana Haven, Tsardom of Leonlandia, Ecronentia, Unimaginable Doom, Ejhsa, The Discipled, Haor Chall, Liberum Mundi, Victoriaans Nederlands, Apetopia, Lomjia, Thiammyalllaland, 1 very fast endotarter, Cobrakia, Afrille, Yummy Blubber, Miruma, Ikea Rike, Free Azzaca, Aetulia, Algrund, Altivia, Alyrria, AltanUrag, Analomink, Amerian States, Abiswashyo-bhumi, Aldros, Advancia-Sizzletown, Vikingiarchy, Aratani, Abject Ludicrosity, British Pacific Islands, Loutsland, Destructive Government Endorsing System, Castle Federation, Noahs Second Country, Test for a new hope, North Altatude, The Black Cathedral, Antityranicals, GRANDE IMPERIO ORIENTAL PAGAO EUDUARDO, Loli County, Felhaven, Eriadni, Constantinolia, Justanistan, Makersaulache, Glurponia, Felacia, and Xzavia-Hjar.

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