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The Harmonious State of Vantom

“To maintain Order, one must create Chaos.” Rae Castel

Category: Corrupt Dictatorship
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Outlawed

Regional Influence: Squire

Location: Balder

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Vantom

Population15.992 billion

CapitalVantom City
LeaderRae Castel

CurrencyCredit
AnimalDaemon

The Harmonious State of Vantom is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Rae Castel with an iron fist, and notable for its pith helmet sales, irreverence towards religion, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 15.992 billion Vantomii are ruled with an iron fist by the dictatorship government, which ensures that no-one outside the party gets too rich. In their personal lives, however, citizens are relatively unoppressed; it remains to be seen whether this is because the government genuinely cares about its people, or if it hasn't gotten around to stamping out civil rights yet.

The large, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Vantom City. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient Vantomii economy, worth a remarkable 6,119 trillion Credits 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 mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing and Woodchip Exports. Average income is an amazing 382,634 Credits, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.7 times as much as the poorest.

Untold millions of Credits are going into a new government-funded maternity leave scheme, the banshee wail foretells skies of death, the wearing and manufacture of fur apparel is banned, and children gain their first sex education from reading the dictionary. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Vantom's national animal is the Daemon, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Vantom is ranked 207,873rd in the world and 7,359th in Balder for Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector, scoring -36.06 on the Henry Ford Productivity Index.

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Lowest Crime Rates: 15thSafest: 44thMost Secular: 71stHealthiest Citizens: 73rdLongest Average Lifespans: 75thSmartest Citizens: 110thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 110thLargest Information Technology Sector: 121stLargest Governments: 131stHighest Average Tax Rates: 151stMost Scientifically Advanced: 172ndHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 470thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 560thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 573rdMost Advanced Public Education: 580thMost Developed: 687thHighest Average Incomes: 849thHighest Poor Incomes: 874thMost Advanced Public Transport: 1,131stHighest Economic Output: 1,206thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1,431stLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,990thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2,026thTop
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Largest Welfare Programs: 3,089thLargest Agricultural Sector: 3,106thMost Stationary: 3,288thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 3,349thMost Inclusive: 4,287thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 5,062ndMost Corrupt Governments: 5,203rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 9,075thMost Subsidized Industry: 9,635thTop
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Largest Populations: 11,063rdMost Influential: 11,376thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 14,821stMost Authoritarian: 16,116thMost Valuable International Artwork: 18,154th
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Healthiest Citizens: 1st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 1st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionSafest: 1st in the regionLargest Governments: 1st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 1st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 1st in the regionMost Secular: 2nd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 2nd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 3rd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 7th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 8th in the regionMost Developed: 17th in the regionMost Stationary: 18th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 18th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 22nd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 23rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 24th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 26th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 39th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 53rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 54th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 67th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 67th in the regionTop
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Most Influential: 76th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 80th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 123rd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 150th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 159th in the regionMost Inclusive: 168th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 256th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 258th in the regionLargest Populations: 284th in the regionTop
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Most Subsidized Industry: 440th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 532nd in the regionMost Authoritarian: 544th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 593rd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Vantom, children gain their first sex education from reading the dictionary.
  • : Following new legislation in Vantom, the wearing and manufacture of fur apparel is banned.
  • : Following new legislation in Vantom, the banshee wail foretells skies of death.
  • : Following new legislation in Vantom, untold millions of Credits are going into a new government-funded maternity leave scheme.
  • : Following new legislation in Vantom, vacationing Vantomii expect to be treated as royalty.
  • : Vantom was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Developed.
  • : Following new legislation in Vantom, the attempt to control the weather has ended in environmental disaster.
  • : Following new legislation in Vantom, earthquake sirens are a leading cause of hearing loss.
  • : Following new legislation in Vantom, EpiPen sales have skyrocketed.
  • : Following new legislation in Vantom, children are brainwashed at a young age to accept "love and peace!" as a way of life.

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