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The State of Malevos

“We the People, are the People, for the People.”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Good

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Europeia

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Malevos

Population1.982 billion

CapitalSaiserich
LeaderVincent Klebb
FaithDe Jure Atheism

CurrencyMalevon
AnimalMalevosian Jackal

The State of Malevos is a massive, socially progressive nation, ruled by Vincent Klebb with an even hand, and renowned for its multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, compulsory military service, and daily referendums. The hard-nosed population of 1.982 billion Malevosians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The large, corrupt, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Administration, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Saiserich. The average income tax rate is 90.2%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Malevosian economy, worth 350 trillion Malevons a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Arms Manufacturing, and Retail. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 176,876 Malevons, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The Ministry of Health has reported a sharp increase in the incidence of delayed menopause, old spellbooks are only useful as door-stops or toilet roll substitute, it's harder to qualify for IVF than for a good university, and the rich tend their gardens inside gated urban farming communities. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Malevos's national animal is the Malevosian Jackal, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is De Jure Atheism.

Malevos is ranked 11,036th in the world and 107th in Europeia for Largest Publishing Industry, scoring 11,094.72 on the Bella Potter Productivity e-Index.

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Most Secular: 1,799thTop
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 3,344thHighest Poor Incomes: 4,288thMost Scientifically Advanced: 6,106thLargest Agricultural Sector: 6,224thMost Efficient Economies: 7,170thLargest Governments: 7,345thLowest Crime Rates: 7,392ndMost Influential: 7,604thMost Patriotic: 7,693rdMost Developed: 8,237thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 8,451stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 8,937thLongest Average Lifespans: 9,179thMost Subsidized Industry: 9,191stSmartest Citizens: 9,533rdHighest Average Tax Rates: 9,586thLargest Retail Industry: 9,890thLargest Information Technology Sector: 10,333rdHighest Average Incomes: 10,476thLargest Publishing Industry: 11,036thMost Cultured: 11,414thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 11,975thHealthiest Citizens: 12,753rdTop
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Largest Welfare Programs: 13,931stMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 14,053rdHighest Food Quality: 14,147thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 16,665thMost Advanced Public Education: 17,293rdSafest: 17,323rdLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 17,872ndHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 18,291stMost Beautiful Environments: 19,417thMost Inclusive: 20,282ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 20,999thMost Income Equality: 22,312thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 26,744th
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Most Secular: 19th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 28th in the regionMost Patriotic: 34th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 34th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 48th in the regionTop
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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 55th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 57th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 62nd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 69th in the regionMost Income Equality: 72nd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 73rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 74th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 76th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 83rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 87th in the regionLargest Governments: 88th in the regionMost Developed: 96th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 99th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 100th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 103rd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Malevos was endorsed by The United Socialist States of P0ptr0pica.
  • : Malevos endorsed The Republic of Bruhland.
  • : Malevos was endorsed by The Republic of Bruhland.
  • : Following new legislation in Malevos, the rich tend their gardens inside gated urban farming communities.
  • : Following new legislation in Malevos, it's harder to qualify for IVF than for a good university.
  • : Following new legislation in Malevos, old spellbooks are only useful as door-stops or toilet roll substitute.
  • : Following new legislation in Malevos, the Ministry of Health has reported a sharp increase in the incidence of delayed menopause.
  • : Following new legislation in Malevos, Vincent Klebb has been nicknamed 'Robomop'.
  • : Following new legislation in Malevos, environmentalists are advocating slash-and-burn in the nation's forests.
  • : Following new legislation in Malevos, employers are finding it hard to screen candidates now that everyone gets A grades in their exams.

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