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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 2,679thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 3,705thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 5,659th
The Democratic Republic of
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Religion is bullshit
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Population477 million


AnimalCory Chase

The Democratic Republic of SecularNorth is a huge, socially progressive nation, notable for its punitive income tax rates, devotion to social welfare, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, democratic population of 477 million SecularNorthians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The enormous, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Valentia. The average income tax rate is 82.0%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The powerhouse SecularNorthian economy, worth 47.7 trillion Litas a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Trout Farming, Tourism, and Retail. Average income is 99,896 Litas, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Political speeches always take place at sunset to a background of patriotic power ballads, artists are pillars of society, political talk shows often have children as guests whenever they need commentary on world religions, and there's some really clean windows in SecularNorthian houses. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. SecularNorth's national animal is the Cory Chase, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

SecularNorth is ranked 101,186th in the world and 4,066th in The East Pacific for Largest Insurance Industry, scoring 867.8 on the Risk Expulsion Effectiveness Rating.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 2,679thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 3,705thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 5,659thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 5,872ndMost Influential: 5,927thLargest Welfare Programs: 6,686thSafest: 7,395thMost Cheerful Citizens: 7,727thMost Pacifist: 8,991stMost Inclusive: 9,089thNicest Citizens: 9,902ndTop
Longest Average Lifespans: 10,753rdHealthiest Citizens: 10,793rdMost Compassionate Citizens: 10,816thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 11,040thMost Valuable International Artwork: 11,453rdMost Advanced Public Transport: 11,604thBest Weather: 11,935thHighest Average Tax Rates: 12,589thMost Advanced Public Education: 13,701stHighest Poor Incomes: 13,779thLowest Crime Rates: 14,337thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 14,528thMost Secular: 16,595thMost Beautiful Environments: 16,682ndLargest Governments: 17,192ndMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 17,546thMost Cultured: 17,645thSmartest Citizens: 18,329th
Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 136th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 154th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 164th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 189th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 214th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 219th in the regionSafest: 225th in the regionMost Inclusive: 278th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 281st in the regionNicest Citizens: 294th in the regionMost Pacifist: 301st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 308th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 315th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 320th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 325th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 326th in the regionBest Weather: 362nd in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 380th in the regionMost Influential: 390th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 391st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 397th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 407th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 409th in the regionTop
Largest Governments: 453rd in the regionMost Cultured: 458th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 459th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 482nd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 499th in the regionMost Secular: 554th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 599th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 612th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 619th in the regionMost Developed: 691st in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 760th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 806th in the region

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