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The Federation of Metruiaty


Category: Corporate Bordello
Civil Rights:
Political Freedoms:
Widely Abused

Location: Artificial Solar System

Regional Influence: Nipper


The Federation of Metruiaty is a massive, genial nation, remarkable for its deadly medical pandemics, frequent executions, and flagrant waste-dumping. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 2.625 billion Metruiatyians are effectively ruled by a group of massive corporations, who run for political office and provide their well-off citizens with world-class goods and services. Their poorer citizens, however, are mostly starving to death while being urged to go out and get real jobs. The populace has reasonably extensive civil rights, although these are mostly aimed at allowing them to buy whatever they like.

The relatively small, pro-business, outspoken government prioritizes Welfare, although Education, Administration, and Industry are also considered important, while Spirituality and Law & Order aren't funded at all. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 26.7%.

The frighteningly efficient Metruiatyian economy, worth 247 trillion dollars a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Retail industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Soda Sales. Black market activity is notable. Average income is 94,327 dollars, but there is a vast disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 709,045 per year while the poor average 3,597, a ratio of 197 to 1.

Suit-clad businessmen have been taking advantage of the relaxed welfare qualifications by shopping with food stamps, the seventh son of a seventh son is fated to be a millionaire, gossip magazines are more interested in astrological stars than celebrity ones, and some Metruiatyian athletes have defected to Blackacre after being denied the chance to compete in international sporting events. Crime, especially youth-related, is a major problem, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Metruiaty's national animal is the owl, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to toxic air pollution.

Metruiaty is ranked 32,804th in the world and 22nd in Artificial Solar System for Smartest Citizens, with 45.94 quips per hour.

Greatest Rich-Poor Divides: 1,247thTop
Highest Wealthy Incomes: 3,779thFattest Citizens: 4,345thHighest Crime Rates: 4,730thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 5,682ndLargest Retail Industry: 6,575thRudest Citizens: 6,852ndMost Avoided: 7,805thLargest Welfare Programs: 7,878thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 8,188thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 8,371stMost Rebellious Youth: 10,577thTop
Most Armed: 14,044thLargest Publishing Industry: 15,779thHighest Disposable Incomes: 16,711thMost Politically Free: 21,665thMost Inclusive: 24,546thHighest Drug Use: 24,996th
Highest Wealthy Incomes: 3rd in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 3rd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 8th in the regionFattest Citizens: 14th in the regionRudest Citizens: 15th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 20th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 22nd in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 27th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 29th in the regionMost Inclusive: 36th in the regionTop
Most Rebellious Youth: 53rd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 58th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 67th in the regionMost Politically Free: 71st in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 73rd in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 74th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 74th in the regionMost Avoided: 93rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 107th in the regionHighest Food Quality: 119th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 133rd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 155th in the regionNicest Citizens: 165th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 188th in the regionMost Developed: 199th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 241st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 247th in the regionNudest: 252nd in the regionMost Armed: 256th in the regionTop
Most Valuable International Artwork: 303rd in the regionMost Cultured: 350th in the regionMost Pro-Market: 353rd in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 450th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 493rd in the regionMost Secular: 495th in the region

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