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The Holy Empire of Joseph Lyons


Category: Free-Market Paradise
Civil Rights:
Unheard Of
Very Strong
Political Freedoms:

Regional Influence: Sprat

Location: Artificial Solar System


Joseph Lyons

Population930 million


The Holy Empire of Joseph Lyons is a huge, efficient nation, renowned for its irreverence towards religion. The hard-working, democratic population of 930 million Joseph Lyonsians enjoy frequent elections, which are uniformly corrupted by big-spending corporations buying politicians who best suit their interests.

The relatively small, moralistic government is primarily concerned with Defense, with Law & Order, Public Transport, and Administration also on the agenda, while International Aid and Welfare receive no funds. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 9.0%.

The very strong Joseph Lyonsian economy, worth 55.8 trillion Liberals a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Cheese Exports industry, with major contributions from Beef-Based Agriculture, Woodchip Exports, and Door-to-door Insurance Sales. Average income is 60,051 Liberals, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 176,979 per year while the poor average 16,033, a ratio of 11.0 to 1.

Scientists regularly clone human beings for research purposes, Harry Potter books are banned, organ donation is compulsory, and marine biology students are shocked to discover that a whale is a mammal. Crime is a problem, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. Joseph Lyons's national animal is the Party, which can occasionally be seen sifting through garbage in the nation's cities.

Joseph Lyons is ranked 42,591st in the world and 386th in Artificial Solar System for Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector, scoring 3,634.57 on the Henry Ford Productivity Index.

Largest Cheese Export Sector: 7,658thTop
Most Conservative: 17,732ndLargest Insurance Industry: 19,426th
Largest Cheese Export Sector: 30th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 65th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 72nd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 79th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 93rd in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 99th in the regionTop
Most Efficient Economies: 111th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 113th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 146th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 151st in the regionMost Secular: 174th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 179th in the regionMost Developed: 182nd in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 185th in the regionMost Conservative: 213th in the region

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