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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,685thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 4,081stLargest Gambling Industry: 4,197th
The United Kingdom of
Corporate Bordello
Shaggin
Influence
Sprat
Civil Rights
Good
Economy
Thriving
Political Freedom
Excellent

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Shagger

Population802 million

CurrencyQuid
AnimalLion

The United Kingdom of Shagger is a huge, efficient nation, remarkable for its closed borders, absence of drug laws, and restrictive gun laws. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic population of 802 million Shaggers are effectively ruled by a group of massive corporations, who run for political office and provide their well-off citizens with world-class goods and services. Their poorer citizens, however, are mostly starving to death while being urged to go out and get real jobs. The populace has reasonably extensive civil rights, although these are mostly aimed at allowing them to buy whatever they like.

The tiny government juggles the competing demands of Administration, Defense, and Healthcare. The average income tax rate is 6.2%.

The thriving Shaggerian economy, worth 66.3 trillion Quid a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Gambling industry, with major contributions from Soda Sales, Information Technology, and Arms Manufacturing. Average income is 82,648 Quid, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.3 times as much as the poorest.

Contestants on Shagger's Got Talent are screened by the government to make sure that they actually have talent, woefully uninformed voters cast their ballots at random, a suspicious number of John Smiths are known to donate to Shaggerian politicians, and minor parties are virtually absent in Parliament. Crime, especially youth-related, is a major problem, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. Shagger's national animal is the Lion, which can occasionally be seen sifting through garbage in the nation's cities.

Shagger is ranked 110,233rd in the world and 2,441st in The North Pacific for Largest Black Market, with 375 billion Standard Monetary Units.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,685thTop
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Largest Soda Pop Sector: 4,081stLargest Gambling Industry: 4,197thHighest Crime Rates: 4,885thMost Influential: 5,934thFattest Citizens: 8,011thMost Rebellious Youth: 9,903rdHighest Disposable Incomes: 10,965thTop
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Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 12,233rdLeast Corrupt Governments: 12,638thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 13,473rdMost Avoided: 13,757thLargest Agricultural Sector: 17,876thLargest Retail Industry: 18,947th
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Largest Gambling Industry: 139th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 167th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 200th in the regionFattest Citizens: 305th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 367th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 447th in the regionTop
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Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 559th in the regionMost Avoided: 591st in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 662nd in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 698th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 766th in the regionRudest Citizens: 887th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 948th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 134 » Aerilia, Republica Guilleana, Demo Troplenia, Great Bights Mum, Lulubellia, Eri-Maqa-Ena, Navsland, Guer Aike, Shibutani, Omnistria, Hamerica, Dreadton, Koda-Land, Votak Matim, Northern-Kempia, The Rhein States, Former English Colony, Libertania Democratica, El Fiji Grande, Zzozona, Hardscrabble, Siwale, North Bratislava, Orado, New Lakemba, Yaorozu, Crusadam, Newpromisedland, Empy, Kocherian, Brucklania, The Tampa Bay Rays, WeKnow, Bankowiata, Pytong, Notyoutopia, Sundred, Corfad, Maratabat, Imperial Pieserged, Territorio di Nessuno, Frances Francis the First of France, Kazoo Basin, Kragsgale, Heilhum Imperius, Dar es Saalam, The Serdey Islands, Interdimensional Zone, Valentine Z, Outer Shenendoah, and 84 others.The Pantheons, Sikol, Slyakanya, Draconian Progression, Loutsland, Kranostav, Sevinland, Holy Oranz, Yokciq Empire, Cretox State, Andexia, Pasargad, Shadowrik, Selfgradatude, Venicea, Sunto, Odelinor, 1 very fast endotarter, Sil Dorsett, Wineclaw, Fauzjhia, Ravendi, Nodnarb, Shinjuku tokyo 0, Daiz, Xipher, Tvers, Joodey, Desvios, Climeria, The Democratic Kingdom Of Skaraborg, Colfes, Animu Place, Blyskalia, Port Naga, The Iron Lions, Darkmondoria, Bharathvarsh, Svenskskit, Illusia and Neverendia, Pallaith, Ethnon, Xentherida, Galbadiana, Hyphen, Nalver And, Runeda, Seijitsu, Madjack, East Akra, His Enduring Majesty, Planes, The Mazur Empire, Simone Republic, Star Kingdom, Sachi, The AnCap Pirate Utopia, Wisconsota, Strongwill, McMasterdonia, Moubarakistan, Chips and Guac, Wilkshire, Vesteysia, Barabolia, Francois Isidore, Valgarda, Zemnaya Svoboda, Maott, Dangine, Questann, Lol2639, Travislavania, The Republic of Free Peoples, Xagill, Figyjharli, Super Girl, Boston Castle, Xyrron, Steampunk Ariel, Alexander the Magnus, Siforpeo, Aryan Homeland, and Yellops.

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