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The Swagland of Qwas

“Jesus Christ I am so rich I've forgotten what money is!”

Category: Compulsory Consumerist State
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Few

Location: Chicken overlords

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The Swagland of Qwas is a massive, cultured nation, ruled by Bobby Swagoff with an iron fist, and notable for its feral children, public floggings, and hatred of cheese. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, devout population of 2.528 billion Qwasians are rabid consumers, partly through choice and partly because the government tells them to and dissenters tend to vanish from their homes at night.

The medium-sized, corrupt, pro-business government juggles the competing demands of Industry, Spirituality, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of SwagLand. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 43.6%.

The frighteningly efficient Qwasian economy, worth 371 trillion SwagBucks a year, is quite specialized and led by the Retail industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Pizza Delivery, and Gambling. Black market activity is rampant. Average income is an impressive 147,066 SwagBucks, but there is a vast disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 1,327,353 per year while the poor average 1,981, a ratio of 670 to 1.

The military patrols the streets in search of possible secessionists, adverts proclaim it has to be healthy if the Mornay uses hand-grated Gallopavian Gruyère, the booming slave trade is now government-funded, and the government is pouring billions into replacement brains. Crime, especially youth-related, is all-pervasive, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Qwas's national animal is the Racoon, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is SWAGGY SWAG.

Qwas is ranked 59,978th in the world and 214th in Chicken overlords for Most Developed, scoring 62.39 on the Human Development Index.

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Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 479thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 582ndHighest Crime Rates: 1,049thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1,085thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1,193rdFattest Citizens: 1,224thLargest Retail Industry: 1,306thNudest: 1,529thTop
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Most Armed: 2,632ndMost Devout: 3,244thMost Avoided: 3,346thLargest Gambling Industry: 4,142ndMost Rebellious Youth: 4,421stLargest Soda Pop Sector: 4,931stMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 5,693rdRudest Citizens: 5,801stMost Corrupt Governments: 6,825thMost Subsidized Industry: 7,366thLargest Black Market: 7,506thLargest Information Technology Sector: 8,377thHighest Disposable Incomes: 9,330thMost Efficient Economies: 11,371stMost World Assembly Endorsements: 12,094thTop
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Most Scientifically Advanced: 13,568thMost Cheerful Citizens: 14,240thHighest Average Incomes: 14,874thMost Valuable International Artwork: 15,030thMost Cultured: 17,790thMost Advanced Public Education: 20,795thMost Influential: 23,035thHighest Drug Use: 23,980thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 24,514th
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Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 1st in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1st in the regionFattest Citizens: 1st in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 1st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 2nd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 2nd in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 2nd in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 2nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3rd in the regionMost Devout: 4th in the regionMost Avoided: 4th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 4th in the regionMost Influential: 4th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 5th in the regionLargest Black Market: 5th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 7th in the regionNudest: 7th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 8th in the regionMost Armed: 8th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 9th in the regionRudest Citizens: 9th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 10th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 12th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 14th in the regionMost Cultured: 14th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 15th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 16th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 20th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 24th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 25th in the regionLargest Governments: 26th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 43rd in the regionMost Inclusive: 68th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 85th in the regionTop
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Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 111th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 196th in the regionMost Developed: 214th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 242nd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 308th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 431st in the regionMost Conservative: 521st in the regionTop
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Most Authoritarian: 590th in the regionMost Average: 668th in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 857th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 923rd in the region

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Endorsements Received: 3 » Kleinville, Jerbalingok, and Duncanreich.