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The Ladder in the Pool of Life of EstRADia

“What's your escape?”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Some

Location: International Northwestern Union

Regional Influence: Instigator

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The Ladder in the Pool of Life of EstRADia is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Alpada Zabudu with an even hand, and notable for its free-roaming dinosaurs, unlimited-speed roads, and keen interest in outer space. The hard-nosed, hard-working, humorless population of 19.358 billion Estradis have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The medium-sized, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Bolisahar. The average income tax rate is 80.6%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient EstRADian economy, worth a remarkable 5,364 trillion Tradens a year, is fairly diversified and mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Tourism, Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Arms Manufacturing. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an amazing 277,108 Tradens, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.2 times as much as the poorest.

The nation is automatically assumed to be the source of all unmarked weapons, the army's use of chemical weapons leaves a bad taste in the mouth, the government puts forth the claim that harming young girls is wrong, and community organizers have given up going door to door because nobody is home. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. EstRADia's national animal is the Zombie Koala, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Zacarism.

EstRADia is ranked 269,781st in the world and 21st in International Northwestern Union for Most Avoided, scoring 0.53 on the Kardashian Reflex Score.

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Largest Black Market: 861stLargest Insurance Industry: 1,253rdMost Rebellious Youth: 1,523rdLargest Publishing Industry: 1,557thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1,736thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 2,093rdMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 2,167thMost Influential: 2,242ndHighest Economic Output: 2,297thTop
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Highest Poor Incomes: 2,839thHighest Average Incomes: 2,969thMost Cultured: 3,203rdMost Subsidized Industry: 3,558thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 3,814thMost Advanced Public Education: 4,480thMost Efficient Economies: 4,596thMost Corrupt Governments: 4,819thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 4,891stMost Beautiful Environments: 5,347thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 5,387thMost Stationary: 5,994thLargest Governments: 6,043rdMost Developed: 6,783rdMost Advanced Public Transport: 7,355thLargest Information Technology Sector: 7,379thSmartest Citizens: 7,526thLongest Average Lifespans: 7,677thMost Scientifically Advanced: 7,804thLargest Retail Industry: 8,398thHighest Food Quality: 8,674thMost Patriotic: 8,800thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 9,614thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 10,174thLowest Crime Rates: 10,623rdLargest Manufacturing Sector: 10,768thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 10,800thLargest Populations: 12,440thMost Valuable International Artwork: 13,599thTop
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Highest Average Tax Rates: 15,108thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 20,930thHealthiest Citizens: 21,716thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 23,104thLargest Gambling Industry: 27,494th
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Largest Insurance Industry: 1st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 1st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 1st in the regionLargest Black Market: 1st in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1st in the regionTop
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Highest Drug Use: 2nd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 2nd in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 2nd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 2nd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 2nd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 2nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 2nd in the region

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Endorsements Received: 8 » Kathmandue, Albiorix, Altique, Lolder, Cekan, Hock22, Tracian Empire, and Crumstain.