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Highest Crime Rates: 1,273rdLargest Soda Pop Sector: 2,063rdHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 2,187th
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New Sickled

Population425 million

CapitalMarysLand

CurrencySyckle
AnimalHussar

The Matriarchy of New Sickled is a huge, socially progressive nation, renowned for its rampant corporate plagiarism, ubiquitous missile silos, and irreverence towards religion. The hard-nosed, hard-working population of 425 million Sickles enjoy some of the most opulent lifestyles in the region, unless they are unemployed or working-class, in which case they are variously starving to death or crippled by easily preventable diseases.

The minute, liberal, pro-business government, or what there is of one, prioritizes Defense, with Administration, Education, and Industry also on the agenda, while Law & Order and Welfare receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of MarysLand. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 3.6%.

The powerhouse Sickle economy, worth 46.4 trillion Syckles a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Retail industry, with major contributions from Soda Sales, Uranium Mining, and Arms Manufacturing. Average income is an impressive 109,167 Syckles, but there is an enormous disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 580,551 per year while the poor average 10,826, a ratio of 53.6 to 1.

On-call doctors who check their pagers during movies are banned from cinemas for life, citizens are regularly found digging for treasure in their gardens, there's never enough space in space, and the nation is renowned abroad for its love of blood and guts. Crime, especially youth-related, is all-pervasive, probably because of the absence of a police force. New Sickled's national animal is the Hussar, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

New Sickled is ranked 194,273rd in the world and 1,122nd in Europeia for Most Developed, scoring 45.25 on the Human Development Index.

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Highest Crime Rates: 1,273rdTop
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Largest Soda Pop Sector: 2,063rdHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 2,187thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 2,405thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 2,634thFattest Citizens: 2,703rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3,129thMost Armed: 3,410thRudest Citizens: 3,850thLargest Insurance Industry: 4,470thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 5,440thMost Influential: 5,503rdMost Avoided: 5,510thHighest Disposable Incomes: 5,835thLargest Mining Sector: 6,078thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 6,857thLargest Retail Industry: 7,770thMost Rebellious Youth: 8,486thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 10,289thTop
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Largest Gambling Industry: 13,549thHighest Drug Use: 14,903rdGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 16,149thMost Pro-Market: 16,879th
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Highest Crime Rates: 6th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 10th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 10th in the regionTop
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Most Armed: 12th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 13th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 15th in the regionFattest Citizens: 15th in the regionMost Pro-Market: 21st in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 23rd in the regionMost Avoided: 25th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 26th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 26th in the regionRudest Citizens: 27th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 28th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 37th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 40th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 48th in the regionTop
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Largest Gambling Industry: 63rd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 63rd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 68th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 103rd in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 109th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in New Sickled, the nation is renowned abroad for its love of blood and guts.
  • : New Sickled voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Access to Abortion".
  • : Following new legislation in New Sickled, there's never enough space in space.
  • : Following new legislation in New Sickled, citizens are regularly found digging for treasure in their gardens.
  • : Following new legislation in New Sickled, on-call doctors who check their pagers during movies are banned from cinemas for life.
  • : Following new legislation in New Sickled, it's a marvellous night for a moon dance as the sparks on your home start to rise.
  • : Following new legislation in New Sickled, businesses often fire workers in favour of cheaper automatic systems.
  • : Following new legislation in New Sickled, foreign students are expected to have a Kegmeister Grade Average of 36-24-36 to qualify for university.
  • : Following new legislation in New Sickled, the military has forsaken terrestrial warfare.
  • : New Sickled was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Furniture Restoration Industry.

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