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The Unstable State of Dementistan

“We choose THAT option”

Category: Father Knows Best State
Civil Rights:
Below Average
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Rare

Location: the Rejected Realms

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner

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The Unstable State of Dementistan is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Insanity with an iron fist, and remarkable for its fear of technology, public floggings, and complete absence of social welfare. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 11.361 billion Dementistanis are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Administration, Industry, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Dementistan City. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 93.8%.

The frighteningly efficient Dementistanian economy, worth a remarkable 3,310 trillion Dementis a year, is quite specialized and mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Retail, Arms Manufacturing, Gambling, and Furniture Restoration. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an amazing 291,427 Dementis, with the richest citizens earning 5.4 times as much as the poorest.

Poets and writers are regularly rounded up and shot for entertainment, the banshee wail foretells skies of death, holidaymakers sleep curled up on the floor as hotel beds are replaced with oversized bookcases, and a petition to improve Dementistanian literacy is mostly signed with cross-marks. Crime, especially youth-related, is so common that it is unusual to encounter someone following the law, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Dementistan's national animal is the Majestic Moose, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Questionable Choices.

Dementistan is ranked 69,684th in the world and 1,977th in the Rejected Realms for Greatest Rich-Poor Divides, with 5.41 Rich To Poor Income Ratio.

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Most Ignorant Citizens: 20thMost Primitive: 35thMost Subsidized Industry: 42ndHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 64thHighest Crime Rates: 67thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 77thMost Corrupt Governments: 81stMost Armed: 91stFattest Citizens: 104thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 113thLargest Retail Industry: 125thMost Avoided: 172ndLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 370thLargest Gambling Industry: 515thLargest Black Market: 556thMost Efficient Economies: 625thRudest Citizens: 726thMost Rebellious Youth: 1,467thMost Devout: 1,577thLargest Mining Sector: 1,653rdLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1,840thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2,075thHighest Average Incomes: 2,266thTop
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Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 3,541stHighest Economic Output: 4,163rdMost Advanced Defense Forces: 4,223rdHighest Wealthy Incomes: 4,277thHighest Average Tax Rates: 6,041stNudest: 7,244thLargest Governments: 7,823rdHighest Poor Incomes: 8,037thMost Valuable International Artwork: 10,154thTop
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Most Stationary: 16,401stMost Influential: 18,510th
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Most Subsidized Industry: 1st in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 2nd in the regionMost Primitive: 3rd in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 4th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 4th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 4th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 5th in the regionMost Armed: 5th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 7th in the regionFattest Citizens: 8th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 13th in the regionMost Avoided: 15th in the regionLargest Black Market: 18th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 26th in the regionRudest Citizens: 28th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 28th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 29th in the regionMost Devout: 40th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 58th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 67th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 70th in the regionTop
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Highest Average Incomes: 78th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 88th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 106th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 115th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 118th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 128th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 150th in the regionMost Stationary: 177th in the regionLargest Governments: 190th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 225th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 262nd in the regionNudest: 300th in the regionMost Influential: 316th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 332nd in the region

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