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Highest Poor Incomes: 10th Most Subsidized Industry: 20th Highest Average Incomes: 38th
The Eternal Misfortune of
Father Knows Best State
CRS Member
Civil Rights
Very Good
Political Freedom
Unheard Of

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Pencil Sharpeners 2

Population7.814 billion

LeaderSupercomputer 00356

CurrencyPencil shaving

The Eternal Misfortune of Pencil Sharpeners 2 is a colossal, orderly nation, ruled by Supercomputer 00356 with an iron fist, and renowned for its soft-spoken computers, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and devotion to social welfare. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 7.814 billion Pencil Sharpeners 2ians are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Industry, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Pandapolis. The average income tax rate is 99.7%.

The frighteningly efficient Pencil Sharpeners 2ian economy, worth a remarkable 5,816 trillion Pencil shavings 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 an enormous, deeply entrenched, broadly diversified black market in Information Technology, Arms Manufacturing, Uranium Mining, and Retail. 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 a breathtaking 744,382 Pencil shavings, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The pursuit of wanted criminals ends at the entrance of the pay'n'spray garage as police refuse to enter any private property, in life full of care there is no time to stop and stare, government theft from poor artists to give to rich allies has been dubbed the "reverse Robin Hood" policy, and the government's fruit business reeks of rotting produce and corruption. Crime is totally unknown. Pencil Sharpeners 2's national animal is the Pencil, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Pencil Sharpeners 2 is ranked 168,843rd in the world and 7,619th in the South Pacific for Most Inclusive, scoring 7.37 on the Mandela-Wollstonecraft Non-Discrimination Index.

Highest Poor Incomes: 10thMost Subsidized Industry: 20thHighest Average Incomes: 38thLargest Information Technology Sector: 42ndLargest Manufacturing Sector: 42ndMost World Assembly Endorsements: 47thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 57thMost Secular: 59thMost Scientifically Advanced: 82ndLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 84thLargest Black Market: 94thMost Corrupt Governments: 137thLargest Mining Sector: 144thMost Influential: 166thLargest Retail Industry: 196thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 209thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 216thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 266thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 271stLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 273rdMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 293rdLargest Governments: 296thMost Avoided: 314thMost Advanced Public Transport: 353rdHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 473rdMost Advanced Public Education: 508thFattest Citizens: 567thSmartest Citizens: 574thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 754thLargest Insurance Industry: 913thHighest Average Tax Rates: 956thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 987thHighest Economic Output: 1,009thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1,545thTop
Rudest Citizens: 2,084thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 2,297thLowest Crime Rates: 2,870thMost Cultured: 3,169thLargest Publishing Industry: 3,459thLargest Gambling Industry: 3,543rdHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 3,875thMost Efficient Economies: 5,094thMost Rebellious Youth: 6,877thTop
Most Stationary: 9,226thMost Armed: 13,105thNudest: 13,928th
Most Subsidized Industry: 1st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 1st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 2nd in the regionMost Secular: 2nd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Black Market: 3rd in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 3rd in the regionMost Influential: 4th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 4th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 4th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 5th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 5th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 5th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 7th in the regionLargest Governments: 7th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 7th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 7th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 7th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 9th in the regionMost Avoided: 10th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 11th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 13th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 14th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 15th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 15th in the regionFattest Citizens: 16th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 17th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 19th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 23rd in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 26th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 32nd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 41st in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 63rd in the regionRudest Citizens: 64th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 72nd in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 74th in the regionTop
Largest Publishing Industry: 91st in the regionMost Cultured: 92nd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 95th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 171st in the regionMost Stationary: 185th in the regionLargest Populations: 288th in the regionNudest: 342nd in the regionTop
Most Armed: 389th in the regionMost Developed: 622nd in the regionHighest Drug Use: 726th in the region

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