by Max Barry

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Largest Populations: 3,216th Largest Insurance Industry: 8,384th Most Politically Free: 8,916th
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Population24.739 billion


The Queen's State of Staadt is a gargantuan, efficient nation, notable for its spontaneously combusting cars. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic population of 24.739 billion Staadtians live in a state of perpetual fear, as a complete breakdown of social order has led to the rise of order through biker gangs.

The tiny, pro-business, outspoken government prioritizes Education, although Law & Order, Healthcare, and Welfare are also considered important, while Spirituality and Social Policy aren't funded at all. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 7.5%.

The powerhouse Staadtian economy, worth a remarkable 1,297 trillion betales a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is fairly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Retail, Door-to-door Insurance Sales, and Book Publishing. Average income is 52,439 betales, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 190,663 per year while the poor average 10,261, a ratio of 18.6 to 1.

The latest Harry Potter book is a bestseller, all tariffs have been abolished, the alarmingly racist TV show 'Bigtopians Say the Darndest Things' is a hit, and young children are regularly seen wagering pocket money at blackjack tables. Crime is a problem, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. Staadt's national animal is the deer, which can occasionally be seen sifting through garbage in the nation's cities.

Staadt is ranked 88,096th in the world and 11th in Indonesia for Largest Welfare Programs, scoring 947.07 on the Safety Net Mesh Density Rating.

Largest Populations: 3,216thTop
Largest Insurance Industry: 8,384thMost Politically Free: 8,916thHighest Economic Output: 10,645thMost Pro-Market: 10,689thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 14,417th
Highest Economic Output: 1st in the regionTop
Most Rebellious Youth: 2nd in the regionLargest Populations: 2nd in the regionMost Politically Free: 2nd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 2nd in the regionRudest Citizens: 2nd in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 2nd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Staadt's influence in Indonesia rose from "Squire" to "Apprentice".
  • : Staadt's influence in Indonesia rose from "Page" to "Squire".
  • : Staadt's influence in Indonesia rose from "Shoeshiner" to "Page".
  • : Staadt's influence in Indonesia rose from "Sprat" to "Shoeshiner".
  • : Staadt's influence in Indonesia rose from "Zero" to "Sprat".
  • : Staadt relocated from Kitai to Indonesia.
  • : Staadt's influence in Kitai rose from "Shoeshiner" to "Page".
  • : Staadt was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Greatest Rich-Poor Divides.
  • : Staadt's influence in Kitai rose from "Sprat" to "Shoeshiner".
  • : Staadt's influence in Kitai rose from "Minnow" to "Sprat".