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The Single-ship Space Empire of The Platypus Space Fleet

“Yo, like, we're totally not war criminals!”

Category: Moralistic Democracy
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Location: Chicken overlords

Regional Influence: Sprat


The Single-ship Space Empire of The Platypus Space Fleet is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by Platy the Perrypus with an even hand, and notable for its parental licensing program, state-planned economy, and enforced nudity. The hard-nosed, devout population of 5.835 billion Platypeople are highly moralistic and fiercely conservative, in the sense that they tend to believe most things should be outlawed. People who have good jobs and work quietly at them are lauded; others are viewed with suspicion.

The medium-sized, corrupt government prioritizes Defense, although Education, Law & Order, and Industry are also considered important, while International Aid receives no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of The Zealander Mothership. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 41.3%.

The powerhouse Platypus Space Fleetian economy, worth 642 trillion Spacecraft 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 slick, highly efficient, broadly diversified black market in Arms Manufacturing, Information Technology, Tourism, and Uranium Mining. 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 110,110 Spacecraft, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 325,945 per year while the poor average 29,216, a ratio of 11.2 to 1.

Only AIs know why the nation is rapidly increasing its semiconductor stockpile, military officials are questioning the policy of ceding the nation's territory in exchange for promises not to invade it, couples are discouraged from marrying until they can rank their partner on a scale of one to ten, and whipping posts and lashes have been transferred to the Historical Museum of Platypus Space Fleetian Embarrassments. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Platypus Space Fleet's national animal is the Platypus and its national religion is Platypusism.

The Platypus Space Fleet is ranked 43,307th in the world and 1,402nd in Chicken overlords for Largest Publishing Industry, scoring 5,091.86 on the Bella Potter Productivity e-Index.

Nudest: 2,137thTop
Largest Black Market: 13,854thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 16,209thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 16,626thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 17,354thLargest Mining Sector: 17,770thHighest Disposable Incomes: 20,020thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 23,869th
Highest Economic Output: 7th in the regionLargest Populations: 12th in the regionNudest: 12th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 20th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 25th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 27th in the regionMost Inclusive: 34th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 35th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 36th in the regionLargest Governments: 41st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 43rd in the regionMost Cultured: 44th in the regionLargest Black Market: 47th in the regionSafest: 48th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 53rd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 77th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 82nd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 87th in the regionMost Developed: 96th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 98th in the regionTop
Largest Mining Sector: 117th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 125th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 163rd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 165th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 174th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 175th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 183rd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 186th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 192nd in the regionMost Devout: 205th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 208th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 214th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 216th in the regionMost Authoritarian: 307th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 335th in the regionMost Conservative: 433rd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 475th in the regionMost Average: 503rd in the regionTop
Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 614th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 616th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 731st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 780th in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 1,006th in the region

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