Peace and Equality
Most Secular: 720thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 745thMost Pacifist: 1,187th
The Puddle of
Democratic Socialists
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Very Good
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Socialist Platypus

Population1.788 billion

LeaderRobert Plater


The Puddle of Socialist Platypus is a massive, socially progressive nation, ruled by Robert Plater with an even hand, and notable for its soft-spoken computers, irreverence towards religion, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate population of 1.788 billion Platypusians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, socially-minded morass — juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Typus. The average income tax rate is 97.4%.

The frighteningly efficient Socialist Platypusian economy, worth 231 trillion Rovas 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 Tourism. Average income is an impressive 129,457 Rovas, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Libraries are now installed with jacuzzis and mini-bars, women who walk into the ladies' changing room are accused of being Peeping Toms, families are left homeless as entire suburbs are bulldozed on the whim of tribal chiefs, and onions have been banned due to their tendency to cause eye irritation. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Socialist Platypus's national animal is the Platypus, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans, and its national religion is Pastafarism.

Socialist Platypus is ranked 147,735th in the world and 310th in Conch Kingdom for Highest Drug Use, scoring 52.8 on the Pineapple Fondness Rating.

Most Secular: 720thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 745thMost Pacifist: 1,187thSafest: 1,634thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1,787thMost Influential: 1,830thMost Compassionate Citizens: 1,972ndMost World Assembly Endorsements: 2,110thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 2,179thBest Weather: 2,225thLargest Welfare Programs: 2,236thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 2,268thLeast Corrupt Governments: 2,320thNicest Citizens: 2,322ndTop
Most Advanced Public Education: 2,522ndHealthiest Citizens: 2,689thLongest Average Lifespans: 2,723rdHighest Average Tax Rates: 2,849thMost Inclusive: 2,878thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 3,381stMost Beautiful Environments: 3,466thMost Developed: 4,009thMost Valuable International Artwork: 4,819thLargest Governments: 5,116thLowest Crime Rates: 5,250thSmartest Citizens: 6,748thHighest Poor Incomes: 7,602ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 7,697thMost Cultured: 7,833rdMost Subsidized Industry: 10,924thTop
Most Income Equality: 12,712thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 15,345thLargest Publishing Industry: 15,407thLargest Information Technology Sector: 15,449thMost Scientifically Advanced: 16,836thMost Efficient Economies: 18,429thHighest Average Incomes: 19,965thMost Cheerful Citizens: 22,575th
Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 1st in the regionMost Secular: 1st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 2nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 2nd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 3rd in the regionMost Pacifist: 3rd in the regionBest Weather: 3rd in the regionSafest: 3rd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 4th in the regionTop
Most Advanced Public Education: 5th in the regionMost Inclusive: 5th in the regionNicest Citizens: 5th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 5th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 5th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 5th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 5th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 5th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 6th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 8th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 9th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 9th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 9th in the regionMost Developed: 10th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 13th in the regionLargest Governments: 13th in the regionMost Cultured: 17th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 18th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 19th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 21st in the regionTop
Most Influential: 24th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 24th in the regionMost Income Equality: 24th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 40th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 40th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 44th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 47th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 47th in the region

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