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The Meritocratic Empire of Chols Worithopia

“Discipline, Integrity and Progress”

Category: New York Times Democracy
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Excellent

Location: The East Pacific

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The Meritocratic Empire of Chols Worithopia is a massive, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Emperor Tobias von Menelios with a fair hand, and notable for its frequent executions, compulsory military service, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic, devout population of 4.361 billion Chols Worithopians enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Lionsgate. The average income tax rate is 90.9%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Chols Worithopian economy, worth 847 trillion Digital Florins a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing, Tourism, and Beef-Based Agriculture. Average income is an impressive 194,439 Digital Florins, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Chols Worithopian politics is literally a blood sport, genocide is seen as a topic best avoided in history lessons, turning eighteen is often referred to as the 'Age of Aquarius', and anti-government political posters adorn every building like wallpaper. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Chols Worithopia's national animal is the White Speckled Lion, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Imperial Orthodox Catholicism.

Chols Worithopia is ranked 214,392nd in the world and 8,754th in The East Pacific for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring -272.59 on the Hayek Index.

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Largest Agricultural Sector: 1,734thLargest Publishing Industry: 2,019thTop
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Most Influential: 3,056thMost Cultured: 3,593rdMost Developed: 3,621stSmartest Citizens: 3,886thMost Efficient Economies: 4,154thMost Scientifically Advanced: 4,231stHighest Poor Incomes: 4,240thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 4,954thLongest Average Lifespans: 4,961stLargest Governments: 5,123rdMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 5,441stLowest Crime Rates: 5,579thMost Armed: 5,582ndHealthiest Citizens: 5,641stMost Inclusive: 6,002ndRudest Citizens: 6,273rdMost Compassionate Citizens: 6,319thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 6,408thMost Advanced Public Education: 6,467thHighest Average Incomes: 6,792ndMost Beautiful Environments: 7,335thNicest Citizens: 7,634thHighest Average Tax Rates: 7,769thLargest Information Technology Sector: 8,539thMost Devout: 8,576thMost Subsidized Industry: 8,701stMost Advanced Public Transport: 9,123rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 9,484thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 10,874thTop
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Safest: 13,044thMost Valuable International Artwork: 13,928thHighest Economic Output: 20,220th
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Largest Agricultural Sector: 47th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 51st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 84th in the regionMost Cultured: 87th in the regionTop
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Most Developed: 109th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 112th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 114th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 118th in the regionMost Armed: 123rd in the regionLargest Governments: 133rd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 142nd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 143rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 148th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 152nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 166th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 169th in the regionMost Influential: 174th in the regionRudest Citizens: 175th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 180th in the regionMost Inclusive: 203rd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 204th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 210th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 212th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 220th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 228th in the regionNicest Citizens: 243rd in the regionMost Devout: 250th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 250th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 281st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 296th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 347th in the regionSafest: 440th in the regionTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 450th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 581st in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 588th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 614th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 626th in the regionLargest Populations: 690th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 710th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 797th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 804th in the region

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