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The Commonwealth of Eriksville

“None of us is smarter than all of us”

Category: Left-wing Utopia
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Location: The East Pacific

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The Commonwealth of Eriksville is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by Koning Erik with a fair hand, and renowned for its rum-swilling pirates, free-roaming dinosaurs, and restrictive gun laws. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 7.659 billion Eriksvilleans are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

The medium-sized, liberal, socially-minded government is primarily concerned with Education, although Healthcare, Environment, and Welfare are also considered important, while Spirituality and Law & Order aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Blankevoort City. The average income tax rate is 80.3%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Eriksvillean economy, worth a remarkable 1,118 trillion Guilders a year, is quite specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing, Tourism, and Beef-Based Agriculture. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 146,017 Guilders, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Ambulances aren't allowed to overtake hearses, former polygamists always seem to have a huge number of visiting cousins, elementary school students are required to master Bach's Chaconne in D before graduation, and people who have never eaten chicken are told it tastes a bit like crocodile. Crime is totally unknown. Eriksville's national animal is the beagle, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Eriksville is ranked 2,997th in the world and 85th in The East Pacific for Least Corrupt Governments, with 95.72 Percentage Of Bribes Refused.

Most Compassionate Citizens: 1,470thMost Inclusive: 1,498thNicest Citizens: 1,639thMost Pacifist: 1,714thLargest Publishing Industry: 1,840thTop
Most Cultured: 2,094thLeast Corrupt Governments: 2,997thMost Beautiful Environments: 3,030thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 3,239thMost Influential: 3,284thMost Cheerful Citizens: 3,463rdBest Weather: 3,614thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3,662ndMost Advanced Public Education: 3,690thMost Developed: 3,831stSmartest Citizens: 4,286thHealthiest Citizens: 4,579thLongest Average Lifespans: 4,904thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 5,583rdMost Rebellious Youth: 6,186thHighest Poor Incomes: 6,543rdMost Scientifically Advanced: 6,920thLargest Information Technology Sector: 7,035thLargest Agricultural Sector: 7,217thSafest: 8,477thLargest Welfare Programs: 8,573rdHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 8,776thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 9,740thTop
Nudest: 10,802ndLargest Governments: 11,736thMost Stationary: 11,882ndLowest Crime Rates: 12,390thHighest Average Tax Rates: 13,744thHighest Average Incomes: 14,395thMost Efficient Economies: 14,534thHighest Economic Output: 14,879thMost Advanced Public Transport: 17,631stMost Subsidized Industry: 19,410th
Most Cultured: 44th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 45th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 48th in the regionNicest Citizens: 49th in the regionMost Inclusive: 58th in the regionMost Pacifist: 60th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 78th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 85th in the regionTop
Most Advanced Public Education: 97th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 99th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 104th in the regionBest Weather: 106th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 111th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 115th in the regionMost Developed: 117th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 135th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 136th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 152nd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 176th in the regionMost Stationary: 181st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 185th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 195th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 210th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 210th in the regionMost Influential: 213th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 216th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 225th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 239th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 256th in the regionSafest: 266th in the regionLargest Governments: 280th in the regionLargest Populations: 289th in the regionNudest: 295th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 341st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 357th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 388th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 390th in the regionTop
Most Advanced Public Transport: 485th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 510th in the region

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