by Max Barry

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The Althami Highlands of The Vacationer

“We're all going on a, Summer Holiday!”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Regional Influence: Nipper

Location: The East Pacific


The Vacationer

Population11.446 billion

Currencyrelax coin

The Althami Highlands of The Vacationer is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, renowned for its complete lack of prisons, state-planned economy, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, hard-working population of 11.446 billion Vacationerians 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 enormous government prioritizes Spirituality, although Law & Order, Industry, and Environment are also considered important. The average income tax rate is 50.9%.

The Vacationerian economy, worth 442 trillion relax coins a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is led by the Gambling industry, with significant contributions from Door-to-door Insurance Sales, Arms Manufacturing, and Woodchip Exports. Average income is 38,674 relax coins, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.9 times as much as the poorest.

Organ donation rates are among the lowest in the region, the government is reining in public spending, the tenet of free speech is held dear, and voting is voluntary. Crime is relatively low, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Vacationer's national animal is the tourists, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

The Vacationer is ranked 47,191st in the world and 1,805th in The East Pacific for Highest Unexpected Death Rate, scoring 33.33 on the Bus Surprisal Index.

Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 5,999thTop
Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 11,436thMost Average: 14,033rd
Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 145th in the regionLargest Populations: 151st in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 263rd in the regionMost Average: 322nd in the regionTop
Highest Economic Output: 469th in the regionLargest Black Market: 535th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 606th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 713th in the region

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