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The Void of Dustwind

“You live, you suffer, you die”

Category: Compulsory Consumerist State
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Location: 10000 Islands

Regional Influence: Diplomat


The Void of Dustwind is a gargantuan, orderly nation, ruled by Dusty Dustican with an iron fist, and notable for its sprawling nuclear power plants, pith helmet sales, and zero percent divorce rate. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 22.496 billion Dustwindians 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 tiny, corrupt, well-organized government is primarily concerned with Defense, with Industry and Law & Order also on the agenda, while Social Policy and Welfare aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Palace of Dust. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Dustwindian economy, worth a remarkable 8,968 trillion gold dusts a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Retail, Soda Sales, and Gambling. Average income is an amazing 398,680 gold dusts, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.8 times as much as the poorest.

New homeowners go furniture hunting with crowbars, the full title of Hon Dusty Dustican Vcte Mgve MF VDLM GCDE runs to several pages, the military will start wars with other nations on a lark, and economists confusingly list "fusarium rot and leaf blight" as major risk factors for monetary deflation. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Dustwind's national animal is the scorpion, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Sufferology.

Dustwind is ranked 470th in the world and 8th in 10000 Islands for Largest Insurance Industry, scoring 15,078.85 on the Risk Expulsion Effectiveness Rating.

Most Influential: 2ndFattest Citizens: 162ndHighest Disposable Incomes: 257thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 264thMost Corrupt Governments: 269thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 290thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 304thMost Avoided: 368thLargest Retail Industry: 393rdMost Valuable International Artwork: 397thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 400thLargest Insurance Industry: 470thLargest Gambling Industry: 503rdLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 526thMost Armed: 530thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 608thHighest Economic Output: 619thMost Devout: 763rdHighest Average Incomes: 801stLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 815thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 963rdLargest Mining Sector: 1,021stMost Efficient Economies: 1,068thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,087thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1,109thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1,174thRudest Citizens: 1,397thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1,602ndHighest Poor Incomes: 1,818thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 2,369thTop
Largest Agricultural Sector: 3,221stHighest Wealthy Incomes: 3,251stMost Advanced Defense Forces: 3,367thLargest Populations: 5,628thMost Scientifically Advanced: 5,753rdLargest Governments: 6,322ndLargest Black Market: 11,251stTop
Most Subsidized Industry: 13,429thMost Stationary: 14,275thLargest Information Technology Sector: 14,443rdLargest Publishing Industry: 15,812thLowest Crime Rates: 16,216thHighest Drug Use: 24,051st
Most Influential: 1st in the regionFattest Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 3rd in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 4th in the regionMost Avoided: 5th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 5th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 5th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 5th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 5th in the regionMost Armed: 7th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 8th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 8th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 8th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 9th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 9th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 10th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 10th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 11th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 11th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 11th in the regionMost Devout: 11th in the regionTop
Highest Average Incomes: 12th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 13th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 15th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 18th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 21st in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 25th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 28th in the regionRudest Citizens: 29th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 30th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 32nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 39th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 43rd in the regionLargest Populations: 48th in the regionTop
Largest Black Market: 74th in the regionMost Pro-Market: 85th in the regionLargest Governments: 92nd in the regionHighest Drug Use: 110th in the region

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