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The Sultanate of Secret Shopaholics Society

“We shop 'til we drop”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Below Average
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Location: Japanese Delegates

Regional Influence: Vassal


The Sultanate of Secret Shopaholics Society is a massive, efficient nation, remarkable for its compulsory vegetarianism, state-planned economy, and infamous sell-swords. The hard-nosed, humorless, devout population of 4.148 billion Secret Shopaholics Societyians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The tiny, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Administration, Defense, and Industry. The average income tax rate is 2.9%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The all-consuming Secret Shopaholics Societyian economy, worth 637 trillion Skirts a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a large, well-organized, fairly diversified black market in Retail, Gambling, and Woodchip Exports. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an impressive 153,623 Skirts, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Most towns have their Leader High School located on Leader Street, voting is compulsory, opening doors for ladies is never seen as misogynistic, and stern tutting by international commentators has persuaded Secret Shopaholics Society to disarm. Crime is all-pervasive, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Secret Shopaholics Society's national animal is the Sweat Shop Worker, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

Secret Shopaholics Society is ranked 80,702nd in the world and 35th in Japanese Delegates for Most Stationary, with 287.5257882056 days.

Largest Retail Industry: 83rdMost Ignorant Citizens: 892ndLargest Gambling Industry: 1,264thMost Avoided: 1,490thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 1,644thHighest Crime Rates: 1,860thTop
Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 2,836thHighest Disposable Incomes: 2,845thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 3,179thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 3,468thMost Corrupt Governments: 3,847thMost Devout: 6,634thMost Armed: 6,641stLargest Black Market: 9,015thHighest Poor Incomes: 10,305thTop
Largest Soda Pop Sector: 14,280thHighest Average Incomes: 14,418th
Lowest Overall Tax Burden: 1st in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 1st in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 1st in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 1st in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionTop
Largest Gambling Industry: 2nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 2nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 3rd in the regionMost Avoided: 3rd in the regionMost Armed: 3rd in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 3rd in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 3rd in the regionMost Devout: 3rd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3rd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 4th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 5th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 5th in the regionLargest Populations: 5th in the regionTop
Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 7th in the regionRudest Citizens: 9th in the regionMost Primitive: 9th in the region

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