by Max Barry

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Back Up Plan

Population11.315 billion


The Colony of Back Up Plan is a gargantuan, safe nation, remarkable for its burgeoning horse population. The hard-nosed, democratic population of 11.315 billion Back Up Planians enjoy great social freedoms and frequent elections, where the majority of the populace regularly votes to increase its benefits at the expense of various hapless minorities.

The large, moralistic, socially-minded, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Healthcare, and Welfare. The average income tax rate is 34.6%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The large but underdeveloped Back Up Planian economy, worth 241 trillion Coins a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Gambling industry, with major contributions from Trout Farming, Furniture Restoration, and Pizza Delivery. Black market activity is notable. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 21,371 Coins, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Crime is almost non-existent, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Back Up Plan's national animal is the horse, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Back Up Plan is ranked 186,740th in the world and 1st in North korea secret service branch for Most Armed, with 0.23 Weapons Per Person.

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