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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 31stMost Influential: 119thLeast Corrupt Governments: 145th
The Commonwealth of
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The Committee
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New Lakemba

Population11.35 billion

CapitalNew Canberra
LeaderThe Committee

CurrencyNew Lakembian Standard Kebab
AnimalAnimal Kingdom

The Commonwealth of New Lakemba is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by The Committee with a fair hand, and renowned for its museums and concert halls, unlimited-speed roads, and daily referendums. The compassionate, democratic, humorless population of 11.35 billion New Lakembans are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

The enormous, socially-minded, outspoken government prioritizes Education, with Environment, Healthcare, and Welfare also on the agenda, while Spirituality isn't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of New Canberra. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient New Lakemban economy, worth a remarkable 3,057 trillion New Lakembian Standard Kebabs a year, is highly specialized and mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an amazing 269,414 New Lakembian Standard Kebabs, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Extreme hiring regulations mean a job in New Lakemba is often a lifetime appointment, old dogs don't have to learn new tricks but they have to prove they haven't forgotten old ones, crowds of flag-burning protesters tend to accidentally become crowds of burning protesters, and citizens can't decide whether to be proud or horrified by the country's colonial history. Crime is totally unknown. New Lakemba's national animal is the Animal Kingdom, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

New Lakemba is ranked 476th in the world and 28th in The North Pacific for Longest Average Lifespans, with 96.7 Years.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 31stMost Influential: 119thLeast Corrupt Governments: 145thMost Inclusive: 174thSafest: 269thMost Compassionate Citizens: 291stMost Advanced Public Transport: 301stLargest Information Technology Sector: 326thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 408thMost Developed: 416thNicest Citizens: 437thSmartest Citizens: 450thMost Advanced Public Education: 453rdLongest Average Lifespans: 476thMost Pacifist: 487thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 502ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 504thHealthiest Citizens: 528thMost Beautiful Environments: 543rdHighest Average Tax Rates: 570thLargest Governments: 598thLargest Welfare Programs: 605thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 646thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 734thMost Cultured: 736thHighest Poor Incomes: 768thMost Valuable International Artwork: 934thMost Secular: 964thMost Rebellious Youth: 1,133rdLowest Crime Rates: 1,154thBest Weather: 1,242ndTop
Highest Average Incomes: 2,727thHighest Economic Output: 3,990thMost Efficient Economies: 5,000thMost Stationary: 6,757thMost Subsidized Industry: 7,266thLargest Publishing Industry: 8,960thTop
Most Income Equality: 18,224thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 20,700th
Least Corrupt Governments: 8th in the regionMost Inclusive: 12th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 12th in the regionSafest: 14th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 15th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 18th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 20th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 21st in the regionMost Influential: 21st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 22nd in the regionMost Developed: 23rd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 24th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 24th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 25th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 26th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 28th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 28th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 28th in the regionLargest Governments: 29th in the regionNicest Citizens: 31st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 31st in the regionMost Pacifist: 31st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 32nd in the regionMost Cultured: 32nd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 34th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 38th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 43rd in the regionMost Secular: 46th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 61st in the regionBest Weather: 71st in the regionTop
Highest Economic Output: 112th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 126th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 127th in the regionMost Stationary: 140th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 278th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 364th in the regionLargest Populations: 396th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 447th in the regionTop
Nudest: 574th in the regionMost Politically Free: 672nd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 839th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 851st in the regionMost Income Equality: 1,008th in the region

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