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The Technically Free ♻ Land of Meropis

“Absolutely Fabulous”

Category: Capitalist Paradise
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Location: Europe

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner


The Technically Free ♻ Land of Meropis is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by The Leader with an even hand, and remarkable for its free-roaming dinosaurs, irreverence towards religion, and absence of drug laws. The hard-nosed, hard-working, humorless population of 17.703 billion Meropisians are either ruled by a sleek, efficient government or a conglomerate of multinational corporations; it's difficult to tell which.

The relatively small, corrupt government is primarily concerned with Industry, although Education and Environment are also considered important, while Spirituality and International Aid receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Anostos. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 8.5%.

The frighteningly efficient Meropisian economy, worth a remarkable 5,469 trillion Pompas a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Gambling, and Arms Manufacturing. Black market activity is extensive. Average income is an amazing 308,972 Pompas, but there is a large disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 1,327,855 per year while the poor average 45,944, a ratio of 28.9 to 1.

Meropis isn't what it used to be, The Leader is rumored to have teleportation powers, an atheistic military rains fire and brimstone on faith-led nations, and Zombies are frequently shot for looking at people 'in a funny way'. Crime, especially youth-related, is all-pervasive, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Meropis's national animal is the Zombie, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is The Truth.

Meropis is ranked 212,500th in the world and 992nd in Europe for Largest Insurance Industry, scoring -8.37 on the Risk Expulsion Effectiveness Rating.

Most Efficient Economies: 222ndMost Rebellious Youth: 226thLargest Information Technology Sector: 253rdMost Subsidized Industry: 255thMost Secular: 280thMost Scientifically Advanced: 538thRudest Citizens: 540thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 641stMost World Assembly Endorsements: 689thHighest Disposable Incomes: 759thMost Beautiful Environments: 766thHighest Crime Rates: 779thLargest Gambling Industry: 871stMost Valuable International Artwork: 975thMost Armed: 1,043rdMost Cultured: 1,146thSmartest Citizens: 1,205thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1,237thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1,641stHighest Economic Output: 1,746thHighest Average Incomes: 1,926thMost Developed: 2,214thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 2,290thMost Influential: 2,368thTop
Best Weather: 2,641stLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 2,761stMost Inclusive: 3,105thLargest Agricultural Sector: 3,189thLargest Black Market: 3,237thHealthiest Citizens: 4,867thLongest Average Lifespans: 4,967thLargest Governments: 5,097thMost Corrupt Governments: 6,501stLargest Retail Industry: 8,995thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 9,478thLargest Populations: 10,264thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 10,490thMost Advanced Public Education: 10,933rdTop
Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 20,589thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 21,588thLargest Publishing Industry: 22,514thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 22,941stGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 24,077th
Most Rebellious Youth: 1st in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 3rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 3rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 4th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 5th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 5th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 5th in the regionRudest Citizens: 5th in the regionMost Armed: 6th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 6th in the regionMost Secular: 7th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 10th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 11th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 12th in the regionTop
Most Beautiful Environments: 15th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 20th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 21st in the regionLargest Black Market: 22nd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 27th in the regionMost Cultured: 28th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 32nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 33rd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 34th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 39th in the regionMost Developed: 41st in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 42nd in the regionLargest Populations: 42nd in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 45th in the regionBest Weather: 47th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 48th in the regionTop
Most Inclusive: 61st in the regionLargest Governments: 73rd in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 75th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 75th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 92nd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 92nd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 97th in the regionMost Average: 103rd in the regionMost Pro-Market: 106th in the region

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