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Most Income Equality: 5thLargest Populations: 5,327thMost Avoided: 6,715th
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Compassionate Pilgrims

Population27.715 billion



The TAOP Founder of Compassionate Pilgrims is a gargantuan, safe nation, remarkable for its keen interest in outer space, punitive income tax rates, and restrictive gun laws. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 27.715 billion Compassionate Pilgrimsians are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

The medium-sized, corrupt, moralistic, socially-minded, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Social Policy. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Anconia. The average income tax rate is 59.0%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The enormous but underdeveloped Compassionate Pilgrimsian economy, worth a remarkable 1,340 trillion Lires a year, is fairly diversified and dominated by the Uranium Mining industry, with significant contributions from Woodchip Exports, Automobile Manufacturing, and Basket Weaving. Black market activity is rampant. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 48,364 Lires, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Compassionate Pilgrims's first free elections in recent memory have been successfully concluded, fashion stores are exploding in sales as clothing is reintroduced to the country, prisoners work-share to cut down rising costs of keeping them in jail, and elections have become procedural nightmares due to voters persistently rejecting candidates. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Compassionate Pilgrims's national animal is the Parrot, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to toxic air pollution, and its national religion is Atheism.

Compassionate Pilgrims is ranked 235,407th in the world and 1st in The Association of Proletarians for Most Advanced Public Education, scoring 612.91 on the Edu-tellignce® Test Score.

Most Income Equality: 5thTop
Largest Populations: 5,327thMost Avoided: 6,715thLargest Mining Sector: 7,303rdMost Authoritarian: 7,490thLargest Black Market: 11,580thTop
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 17,347thMost Ignorant Citizens: 19,120thHighest Economic Output: 19,477thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 24,717thMost Rebellious Youth: 27,946th

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