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The Confederated City-States of The Underwood Industrial Empire

“Audentes Fortuna Imperii”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Average
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Average

Location: The East Pacific

Regional Influence: Squire

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The Confederated City-States of The Underwood Industrial Empire is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by Grand Admiral Underwood with an even hand, and notable for its zero percent divorce rate, avant-garde cinema, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate population of 8.519 billion UIE citizens are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The enormous, corrupt, socially-minded government prioritizes Education, with Law & Order, Healthcare, and Industry also on the agenda, while Spirituality is ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Underwood City. The average income tax rate is 94.2%.

The frighteningly efficient UIE economy, worth 959 trillion UIE dollars a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is extremely specialized, is mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing. Average income is an impressive 112,677 UIE dollars, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Child shoplifters spend half their youth behind bars, arbitration is mightier than the sword, airplane passenger seat sizes and ticket prices are both first-class, and the nation's massive battleships are often mistaken for islands. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Underwood Industrial Empire's national animal is the cardinal, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

The Underwood Industrial Empire is ranked 149,770th in the world and 6,496th in The East Pacific for Most Pro-Market, scoring -77.44 on the Rand Index.

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Most Pacifist: 1,424thBest Weather: 1,426thHealthiest Citizens: 1,692ndTop
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,779thMost Compassionate Citizens: 1,943rdMost Influential: 2,152ndNicest Citizens: 2,221stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2,333rdMost Inclusive: 2,455thLowest Crime Rates: 2,532ndLongest Average Lifespans: 2,609thMost Beautiful Environments: 2,619thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 3,207thMost Advanced Public Education: 3,492ndMost Cultured: 3,664thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 4,015thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 4,249thMost Secular: 4,367thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 4,759thSafest: 5,030thHighest Average Tax Rates: 5,099thLargest Welfare Programs: 5,976thMost Developed: 6,002ndSmartest Citizens: 6,556thMost Advanced Public Transport: 7,171stMost Subsidized Industry: 7,179thMost Cheerful Citizens: 7,640thTop
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Largest Governments: 8,523rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 8,828thLargest Information Technology Sector: 8,987thMost Stationary: 9,012thMost Scientifically Advanced: 11,599thHighest Poor Incomes: 13,507thLargest Publishing Industry: 14,861stHighest Economic Output: 15,268thNudest: 15,876th
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Best Weather: 42nd in the regionMost Pacifist: 45th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 45th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 59th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 60th in the regionNicest Citizens: 63rd in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 66th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 67th in the regionTop
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Longest Average Lifespans: 80th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 82nd in the regionMost Inclusive: 83rd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 83rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 88th in the regionMost Cultured: 96th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 100th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 114th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 122nd in the regionMost Secular: 129th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 132nd in the regionSafest: 132nd in the regionMost Influential: 141st in the regionMost Stationary: 143rd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 144th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 154th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 169th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 179th in the regionMost Developed: 179th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 191st in the regionLargest Governments: 207th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 234th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 236th in the regionLargest Populations: 242nd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 261st in the regionNudest: 299th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 311th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 372nd in the regionTop
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Largest Publishing Industry: 380th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 623rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 648th in the region

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