by Max Barry

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Category: Left-Leaning College State
Civil Rights:
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Regional Influence: Duckspeaker

Location: Bonn


Purely Happenstance

Population18.19 billion


The Queen's State of Purely Happenstance is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, notable for its unlimited-speed roads and absence of drug laws. The hard-working, democratic population of 18.19 billion Purely Happenstanceans enjoy extensive civil freedoms, particularly in social issues, while business tends to be more regulated.

The large government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Welfare, and Education. The average income tax rate is 47.3%.

The strong Purely Happenstancean economy, worth 865 trillion betales a year, is quite specialized and led by the Automobile Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Gambling, Information Technology, and Basket Weaving. Average income is 47,578 betales, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.6 times as much as the poorest.

The beaver is a protected species, abortions are routinely performed in Purely Happenstance's hospitals, citizens are allowed to rise or fall based on their own merits, and voting is voluntary. Crime is relatively low, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Purely Happenstance's national animal is the deer.

Purely Happenstance is ranked 64,908th in the world and 5th in Bonn for Most Pro-Market, scoring 50 on the Rand Index.

Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 4,366thLargest Populations: 6,610thTop
Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 13,065th

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