NATION

PASSWORD

The will of the people leads to victory
Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 472ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 944thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1,083rd
The Socialist Republic of
Scandinavian Liberal Paradise
Influence
Unproven
Civil Rights
Excellent
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Excellent

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Kergstan

Population11.862 billion

CapitalAlmatar
LeaderOkja Nerkutoa

CurrencyTare
AnimalAnkili dragon

The Socialist Republic of Kergstan is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, ruled by Okja Nerkutoa with a fair hand, and remarkable for its museums and concert halls, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, democratic population of 11.862 billion Kergstanis enjoy extensive civil rights and enjoy a level of social equality free from the usual accompanying government corruption.

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked morass — juggles the competing demands of Education, Healthcare, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Almatar. The average income tax rate is 98.3%.

The frighteningly efficient Kergstani economy, worth a remarkable 1,640 trillion Tares a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing and Cheese Exports. Average income is an impressive 138,315 Tares, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Doctors prescribe videos of political debates to patients with insomnia, political detractors refer to Okja Nerkutoa as 'that Bigtopian puppet', the weather report is the prisoners' favourite programme, and community-designed sword prostheses are becoming dangerously common. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Kergstan's national animal is the Ankili dragon, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Kergstan is ranked 267,972nd in the world and 1,902nd in The Communist Bloc for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring -598.64 on the Hayek Index.

Top
1%
Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 472ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 944thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1,083rdLargest Welfare Programs: 1,606thMost Pacifist: 2,222ndMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 2,249thHighest Average Tax Rates: 2,407thTop
5%
Safest: 2,884thMost Advanced Public Education: 3,217thMost Subsidized Industry: 3,577thMost Compassionate Citizens: 3,722ndLargest Governments: 3,753rdNicest Citizens: 3,834thLowest Crime Rates: 4,473rdMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 4,620thLongest Average Lifespans: 5,085thMost Inclusive: 5,310thMost Rebellious Youth: 5,358thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 5,776thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 5,949thMost Cheerful Citizens: 5,999thMost Developed: 6,169thHighest Food Quality: 6,502ndMost Cultured: 7,375thMost Beautiful Environments: 7,839thHighest Poor Incomes: 8,148thHealthiest Citizens: 8,608thSmartest Citizens: 10,173rdBest Weather: 10,294thHighest Economic Output: 12,020thTop
10%
Most Scientifically Advanced: 13,716thMost Secular: 15,641stMost Efficient Economies: 17,137thLeast Corrupt Governments: 17,426thHighest Average Incomes: 18,634thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 21,490thMost Income Equality: 23,429thMost Valuable International Artwork: 26,105thLargest Populations: 27,067th
Top
5%
Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 22nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 25th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 36th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 44th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 46th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 47th in the regionMost Pacifist: 48th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 51st in the regionSafest: 57th in the regionLargest Populations: 64th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 65th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 66th in the regionLargest Governments: 75th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 84th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 85th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 87th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 95th in the regionTop
10%
Most Cheerful Citizens: 101st in the regionNicest Citizens: 101st in the regionMost Cultured: 103rd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 103rd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 107th in the regionHighest Food Quality: 124th in the regionMost Inclusive: 130th in the regionMost Developed: 130th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 140th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 159th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 164th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 169th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 172nd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 187th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 189th in the regionBest Weather: 192nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 196th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Kergstan was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Populations.
  • : Kergstan was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Scientifically Advanced.
  • : Kergstan's influence in The Communist Bloc rose from "Zero" to "Unproven".
  • : Kergstan relocated from Lazarus to The Communist Bloc.
  • : Kergstan altered its national flag.
  • : Kergstan was refounded in Lazarus.
  • : Kergstan ceased to exist in Balder.
  • : Kergstan was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Populations.
  • : Kergstan was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Populations.
  • : Kergstan was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Populations.

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