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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 massive, efficient nation, ruled by ByteCommander with an even hand, and renowned for its ban on automobiles, punitive income tax rates, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 4.417 billion Bytesians enjoy extensive civil rights and enjoy a level of social equality free from the usual accompanying government corruption.

The large, socially-minded government prioritizes Education, with Healthcare, Welfare, and Environment also on the agenda, while Defense and Spirituality are ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Byteople. The average income tax rate is 93.6%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Bytesian economy, worth 689 trillion ByteCoins a year, is quite 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 156,194 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 36,062nd in the world and 1,433rd in The East Pacific for Most Extensive Civil Rights, with 72.1 Martin Luther King, Jr. Units.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,865thBest Weather: 1,925thMost Pacifist: 2,079thLargest Welfare Programs: 2,118thMost Cheerful Citizens: 2,271stMost Influential: 2,357thNicest Citizens: 2,581stMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 2,592ndMost Compassionate Citizens: 2,868thLongest Average Lifespans: 2,958thMost Inclusive: 3,022ndMost Developed: 3,111thMost Beautiful Environments: 3,151stMost Advanced Public Education: 3,207thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 3,223rdHealthiest Citizens: 3,335thLargest Information Technology Sector: 3,947thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 4,270thSmartest Citizens: 4,354thLargest Publishing Industry: 5,314thHighest Average Tax Rates: 5,423rdLargest Governments: 6,072ndLowest Crime Rates: 6,557thHighest Poor Incomes: 6,693rdSafest: 7,067thMost Subsidized Industry: 7,551stMost Cultured: 7,582ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 7,839thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 8,396thMost Efficient Economies: 8,417thTop
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Most Advanced Public Transport: 9,765thHighest Average Incomes: 11,286thMost Secular: 12,291stNudest: 12,866thMost Rebellious Youth: 14,902nd
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Most Cheerful Citizens: 43rd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 48th in the regionBest Weather: 50th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 58th in the regionMost Pacifist: 60th in the regionNicest Citizens: 72nd in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Public Education: 80th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 86th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 86th in the regionMost Developed: 86th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 89th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 92nd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 97th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 99th in the regionMost Inclusive: 100th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 109th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 111th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 127th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 133rd in the regionLargest Governments: 149th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 155th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 160th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 162nd in the regionMost Influential: 165th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 178th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 179th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 182nd in the regionMost Cultured: 190th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 191st in the regionSafest: 210th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 217th in the regionNudest: 251st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 265th in the regionMost Stationary: 292nd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 302nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 310th in the regionTop
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Most Secular: 388th in the regionLargest Populations: 449th in the regionRudest Citizens: 458th in the region

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