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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 remarkable for its infamous sell-swords, otherworldly petting zoo, and restrictive gun laws. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 6.1 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 government is primarily concerned with Education, although Healthcare, Environment, and Welfare are also considered important, while Spirituality and Law & Order are ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Blankevoort City. The average income tax rate is 75.3%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Eriksvillean economy, worth 909 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 149,151 Guilders, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Everyone wants to be on the guest list for diplomatic parties, the dessert 'Death by Chocolate' isn't the most lethal dish on the menu, there's nothing more gay than bleeding for your nation, and modelling agencies send their clients to work in nursing homes. Crime is totally unknown. Eriksville's national animal is the beagle, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Eriksville is ranked 1,663rd in the world and 44th in The East Pacific for Largest Publishing Industry, scoring 27,584.95 on the Bella Potter Productivity e-Index.

Largest Agricultural Sector: 1,242ndMost Inclusive: 1,421stMost Compassionate Citizens: 1,450thNicest Citizens: 1,616thLargest Publishing Industry: 1,663rdTop
Most Cultured: 2,184thMost Pacifist: 2,332ndMost World Assembly Endorsements: 2,511thLeast Corrupt Governments: 2,794thMost Influential: 3,021stLongest Average Lifespans: 3,217thMost Beautiful Environments: 3,232ndMost Cheerful Citizens: 3,406thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 3,443rdMost Developed: 3,639thBest Weather: 3,769thSmartest Citizens: 4,521stMost Advanced Public Education: 4,545thHealthiest Citizens: 4,804thMost Rebellious Youth: 6,375thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6,495thLargest Information Technology Sector: 7,002ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 7,022ndHighest Poor Incomes: 8,140thTop
Largest Welfare Programs: 8,699thSafest: 8,924thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 10,697thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 11,796thNudest: 12,060thHighest Average Incomes: 12,717thLargest Governments: 12,881stMost Efficient Economies: 13,053rdMost Stationary: 13,429thLowest Crime Rates: 14,161stHighest Economic Output: 16,099thHighest Average Tax Rates: 16,921st
Largest Agricultural Sector: 30th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 43rd in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 44th in the regionNicest Citizens: 46th in the regionMost Cultured: 49th in the regionMost Inclusive: 52nd in the regionTop
Most Pacifist: 81st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 81st in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 89th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 98th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 106th in the regionMost Developed: 107th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 109th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 116th in the regionBest Weather: 118th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 119th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 122nd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 134th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 166th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 194th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 200th in the regionMost Stationary: 209th in the regionNudest: 213th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 213th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 217th in the regionMost Influential: 227th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 241st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 248th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 259th in the regionSafest: 279th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 290th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 312th in the regionLargest Governments: 314th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 322nd in the regionLargest Populations: 336th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 369th in the regionTop
Lowest Crime Rates: 379th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 410th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 421st in the regionHighest Drug Use: 700th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 707th in the region

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