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Highest Wealthy Incomes: 14thHighest Disposable Incomes: 24thHighest Economic Output: 25th
The NPO High Inquisitor of
Compulsory Consumerist State Consumerist Wage Drones
You may all stop clapping at the ringing of the bell.
Stavros Djubric
Influence
Page
Honorary Senator
Region
Civil Rights
Very Good
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Few

Overview Policies People Government Economy Rank Trend Cards

Myrth

Population38.166 billion

CapitalMyrantos
LeaderStavros Djubric

CurrencyMyrthan Soul
Animalblack dragon

The NPO High Inquisitor of Myrth is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Stavros Djubric with an iron fist, and remarkable for its museums and concert halls, parental licensing program, and complete absence of social welfare. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 38.166 billion Myrthians are rabid consumers, partly through choice and partly because the government tells them to and dissenters tend to vanish from their homes at night.

The minute, corrupt, pro-business government, or what there is of one, is effectively ruled by the Department of Defense, with Industry also on the agenda, while Environment and Social Policy receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Myrantos. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Myrthian economy, worth an astonishing 29,569 trillion Myrthan Souls a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Uranium Mining, and Automobile Manufacturing. Average income is a breathtaking 774,752 Myrthan Souls, but there is a vast disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 7,224,259 per year while the poor average 7,382, a ratio of 978 to 1.

Peace talks occasionally rack up a higher body count than the wars they seek to stop, the comic book series 'Stavros Djubric and the Villainous Corporate Cronies' is a best-seller, major boxing matches are held in government buildings, and hit TV show 'The eXecution Factor' is a critical success. Crime, especially youth-related, is all-pervasive, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. Myrth's national animal is the black dragon, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Myrth is ranked 33rd in the world and 2nd in the Pacific for Largest Insurance Industry, scoring 40,080.94 on the Risk Expulsion Effectiveness Rating.

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Highest Wealthy Incomes: 14thHighest Disposable Incomes: 24thHighest Economic Output: 25thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 28thLargest Insurance Industry: 33rdLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 35thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 38thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 43rdHighest Average Incomes: 46thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 51stLargest Populations: 62ndLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 66thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 73rdLargest Gambling Industry: 74thFattest Citizens: 75thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 76thLargest Mining Sector: 85thMost Avoided: 86thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 91stLargest Manufacturing Sector: 92ndLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 121stHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 127thMost Scientifically Advanced: 128thMost Armed: 132ndMost Efficient Economies: 292ndMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 407thSmartest Citizens: 443rdLargest Agricultural Sector: 456thLargest Publishing Industry: 456thLargest Retail Industry: 590thRudest Citizens: 613thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 617thMost Secular: 724thHighest Crime Rates: 769thLargest Information Technology Sector: 856thMost Corrupt Governments: 927thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1,082ndLargest Governments: 1,234thTop
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Most Cultured: 4,045thMost Rebellious Youth: 4,440thLargest Black Market: 4,930thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 9,525thTop
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Most Influential: 11,631stMost Pro-Market: 14,511th
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Highest Disposable Incomes: 1st in the regionLargest Populations: 1st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 1st in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 1st in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1st in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 1st in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 2nd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 2nd in the regionFattest Citizens: 2nd in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 2nd in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 3rd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 3rd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 3rd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 3rd in the regionMost Avoided: 3rd in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 4th in the regionMost Armed: 4th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 5th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 5th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 6th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 7th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 8th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 11th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 13th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 13th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 14th in the regionRudest Citizens: 17th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 18th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 18th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 23rd in the regionMost Secular: 25th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 30th in the regionLargest Governments: 35th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 59th in the regionTop
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Most Cultured: 90th in the regionMost Influential: 133rd in the regionLargest Black Market: 180th in the regionMost Pro-Market: 194th in the regionTop
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Nudest: 387th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 442nd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Myrth was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Nudest.
  • : Myrth was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Trout Fishing Sector.
  • : Myrth was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Influential and the Top 10% for Nudest.
  • : Myrth was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Trout Fishing Sector.
  • : Myrth was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Extensive Civil Rights.
  • : Myrth's influence in The Pacific fell from "Squire" to "Page".
  • : Myrth was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Influential.
  • : Myrth lodged a message on the The Pacific Regional Message Board.
  • : Myrth was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Efficient Economies and Greatest Rich-Poor Divides and the Top 10% for Largest Trout Fishing Sector.
  • : Myrth was struck by a Mk V (Cauterizer) Cure Missile from Clicking the first issue, curing 5 million infected.

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