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The Much love from Polar of Polar Svalbard

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Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Excellent

Regional Influence: Ambassador

Location: The Western Isles

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Polar Svalbard

Population11.512 billion

CapitalAlta
LeaderKlark Zeltargo

CurrencyPolar
AnimalPolar Bear

The Much love from Polar of Polar Svalbard is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Klark Zeltargo with an even hand, and renowned for its soft-spoken computers, devotion to social welfare, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, democratic, humorless population of 11.512 billion Svalbardians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Alta. The average income tax rate is 85.6%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Svalbardian economy, worth a remarkable 2,011 trillion Polars a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is broadly diversified, is led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Arms Manufacturing, and Book Publishing. Average income is an impressive 174,772 Polars, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Klark Zeltargo's peyote-induced "let's all just be friends" speech is trending world-wide, the combined alert sound of a nation simultaneously receiving a text message is a common cause of hearing damage, vital intelligence-gathering activities are put on hold as agents return home for seduction training and advanced poker instruction, and it is well recognised that you can't sustain communism without a bit of spirit. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Polar Svalbard's national animal is the Polar Bear, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Polar Svalbard is ranked 7,536th in the world and 21st in The Western Isles for Most Developed, scoring 91.44 on the Human Development Index.

Top
1%
Nudest: 295thMost Influential: 594thTop
5%
Highest Poor Incomes: 5,758thMost Rebellious Youth: 5,870thMost Valuable International Artwork: 6,231stMost Cultured: 6,615thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6,656thLargest Governments: 7,231stLargest Welfare Programs: 7,236thHighest Economic Output: 7,302ndMost Developed: 7,536thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 7,557thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 7,562ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 7,808thMost Armed: 7,988thLongest Average Lifespans: 8,272ndSmartest Citizens: 8,939thMost Inclusive: 9,034thHighest Average Incomes: 9,063rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 9,349thMost Beautiful Environments: 9,422ndLargest Publishing Industry: 9,493rdMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 9,545thLargest Information Technology Sector: 9,788thMost Efficient Economies: 9,907thTop
10%
Highest Average Tax Rates: 10,406thMost Subsidized Industry: 10,804thHealthiest Citizens: 11,506thLowest Crime Rates: 12,660thMost Advanced Public Education: 12,846thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 13,622ndLargest Manufacturing Sector: 13,855thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 15,297thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 16,808thMost Secular: 17,593rdHighest Drug Use: 18,439thSafest: 18,731stBest Weather: 18,920th
Top
5%
Nudest: 2nd in the regionMost Influential: 7th in the regionTop
10%
Most Advanced Defense Forces: 12th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 12th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 13th in the regionLargest Populations: 14th in the regionLargest Governments: 15th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 15th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 15th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Polar Svalbard was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Highest Average Tax Rates.
  • : Polar Svalbard was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Advanced Public Transport.
  • : Polar Svalbard was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Lowest Crime Rates.
  • : Polar Svalbard was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Advanced Public Education.
  • : Polar Svalbard was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Advanced Law Enforcement.
  • : Polar Svalbard was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Healthiest Citizens and the Top 10% for Largest Populations.
  • : Polar Svalbard was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Subsidized Industry and the Top 10% for Most Advanced Public Transport.
  • : Polar Svalbard was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Information Technology Sector, Most Efficient Economies, and Highest Average Tax Rates.
  • : Polar Svalbard was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Publishing Industry.
  • : Polar Svalbard was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Popular Tourist Destinations.

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