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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 727thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,309thMost Advanced Public Transport: 1,374th
The Calmari Collective Capacity of
Democratic Socialists
Feel free to worship me anytime.
The Beakest
Influence
Squire
Civil Rights
Very Good
Economy
Powerhouse
Political Freedom
Below Average

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Squid Ruinosa

Population21.041 billion

CapitalGreater moon spire
LeaderThe Beakest
FaithOctodox

Currencypointy Beak
AnimalLesser Squiden

The Calmari Collective Capacity of Squid Ruinosa is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by The Beakest with an even hand, and notable for its ubiquitous missile silos, national health service, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed population of 21.041 billion Squod are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, corrupt morass — juggles the competing demands of Education, Defense, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Greater moon spire. The average income tax rate is 98.5%.

The powerhouse Squinem economy, worth a remarkable 2,965 trillion pointy Beaks a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing and Book Publishing. Average income is an impressive 140,921 pointy Beaks, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

International collectors know that a grease-stain on a work of art probably means it's passed through Squid Ruinosa, Squinem tourists are encouraged to hand out spare condoms to locals while on vacation, straitjackets are a common religious garb, and the mood of raunchy movies is often ruined by the sound of babies crying. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Squid Ruinosa's national animal is the Lesser Squiden, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans, and its national religion is Octodox.

Squid Ruinosa is ranked 1,374th in the world and 19th in The East Pacific for Most Advanced Public Transport, scoring 7,479.6 on the Societal Mobility Rating.

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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 727thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,309thMost Advanced Public Transport: 1,374thMost Influential: 1,659thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1,704thHighest Average Tax Rates: 1,883rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 2,085thTop
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Largest Welfare Programs: 2,672ndLargest Governments: 2,984thLowest Crime Rates: 3,721stMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 4,405thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4,630thMost Advanced Public Education: 4,712thHighest Economic Output: 4,816thMost Beautiful Environments: 4,822ndMost Advanced Defense Forces: 5,350thLongest Average Lifespans: 5,904thLargest Populations: 6,401stHighest Poor Incomes: 7,230thSafest: 7,517thBest Weather: 7,832ndMost Cultured: 7,849thMost Stationary: 8,405thSmartest Citizens: 9,492ndHealthiest Citizens: 10,305thMost Subsidized Industry: 11,177thTop
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Most Scientifically Advanced: 12,483rdHighest Average Incomes: 16,407thMost Corrupt Governments: 18,346thMost Inclusive: 19,825thMost Developed: 19,851stMost Income Equality: 21,012thMost Valuable International Artwork: 22,298thLargest Information Technology Sector: 23,977th
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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 18th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 19th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 42nd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 46th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 48th in the regionLargest Populations: 50th in the regionMost Influential: 65th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 75th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 77th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 82nd in the regionLargest Governments: 84th in the regionTop
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Lowest Crime Rates: 112th in the regionMost Stationary: 117th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 129th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 141st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 147th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 152nd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 161st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 192nd in the regionMost Cultured: 201st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 206th in the regionBest Weather: 240th in the regionSafest: 244th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 249th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 322nd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 361st in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 377th in the regionTop
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Highest Average Incomes: 486th in the regionMost Developed: 604th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 627th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 670th in the regionMost Inclusive: 680th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 706th in the region

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