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The Free Land of Bytes

“Coffee For All”

Category: Scandinavian Liberal Paradise
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Excellent

Location: The East Pacific

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The Free Land of Bytes is a colossal, safe nation, ruled by ByteCommander with an even hand, and renowned for its ban on automobiles, infamous sell-swords, and restrictive gun laws. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 6.465 billion Bytesians enjoy extensive civil rights and enjoy a level of social equality free from the usual accompanying government corruption.

The large government prioritizes Education, with Healthcare, Environment, and Welfare also on the agenda, while Defense and Spirituality aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Byteople. The average income tax rate is 94.6%.

The frighteningly efficient Bytesian economy, worth a remarkable 1,003 trillion ByteCoins a year, is highly specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 155,219 ByteCoins, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

There's a shortage of swinging hot spots as land development grinds to a halt, it's surprisingly hard to find pictures of the bad haircuts from ByteCommander's childhood, students abandon classrooms for online education, and garden flower shows rarely smell of roses. Crime is totally unknown. Bytes's national animal is the wolf, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Bytheism.

Bytes is ranked 224,320th in the world and 8,971st in The East Pacific for Largest Gambling Industry, scoring -23.1 on the Kelly Criterion Productivity Index.

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Best Weather: 1,784thMost Pacifist: 1,953rdLargest Welfare Programs: 2,162ndTop
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Most Cheerful Citizens: 2,267thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 2,311thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 2,540thNicest Citizens: 2,849thMost Beautiful Environments: 2,877thLongest Average Lifespans: 2,941stMost Influential: 2,963rdMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 3,069thMost Advanced Public Education: 3,082ndMost Compassionate Citizens: 3,243rdMost Developed: 3,270thHealthiest Citizens: 3,339thMost Inclusive: 3,459thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 4,021stSmartest Citizens: 4,357thLargest Information Technology Sector: 4,433rdHighest Average Tax Rates: 5,134thHighest Poor Incomes: 5,761stLargest Publishing Industry: 6,102ndLargest Governments: 6,113thLowest Crime Rates: 6,365thSafest: 7,004thMost Valuable International Artwork: 7,224thMost Cultured: 7,340thMost Scientifically Advanced: 8,018thMost Subsidized Industry: 9,315thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 9,382ndMost Efficient Economies: 9,861stMost Advanced Public Transport: 9,985thTop
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Highest Average Incomes: 12,496thMost Secular: 14,661stMost Rebellious Youth: 15,795thMost Stationary: 16,048thHighest Economic Output: 17,030th
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Most Cheerful Citizens: 46th in the regionBest Weather: 54th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 54th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 56th in the regionMost Pacifist: 72nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 80th in the regionTop
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Most Beautiful Environments: 93rd in the regionNicest Citizens: 95th in the regionMost Developed: 98th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 98th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 99th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 102nd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 102nd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 114th in the regionMost Inclusive: 116th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 124th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 128th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 134th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 140th in the regionLargest Governments: 159th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 161st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 162nd in the regionMost Influential: 165th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 172nd in the regionMost Cultured: 192nd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 211th in the regionSafest: 227th in the regionMost Stationary: 229th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 235th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 242nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 247th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 250th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 256th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 271st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 319th in the regionLargest Populations: 337th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 388th in the regionNudest: 422nd in the regionTop
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Most Secular: 498th in the regionRudest Citizens: 623rd in the region

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