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Malarkey Detected 58

Population1.371 billion


The Republic of Malarkey Detected 58 is a massive, pleasant nation, remarkable for its barren, inhospitable landscape, frequent executions, and public floggings. The hard-nosed, devout population of 1.371 billion Malarkey Detected 58ians 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 medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Spirituality, Healthcare, and Law & Order. The average income tax rate is 21.6%.

The Malarkey Detected 58ian economy, worth 61.9 trillion Malarkeys a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Woodchip Exports industry, with major contributions from Uranium Mining, Cheese Exports, and Pizza Delivery. Average income is 45,122 Malarkeys, with the richest citizens earning 5.0 times as much as the poorest.

Rural citizens live in terror of their local village constable, Leader has just been declared ruler of Malarkey Detected 58 in an international press conference, most believe it doesn't hurt to embrace free trade, and panels from bankrupt rooftop solar companies are used as props for sci-fi B-movies. Crime is almost non-existent, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Malarkey Detected 58's national animal is the Malarkey, which can occasionally be seen dodging aircraft in the nation's cities.

Malarkey Detected 58 is ranked 67,553rd in the world and 239th in Armies of Sweets for Fattest Citizens, with 11.84 Obesity Rate.

Most Primitive: 16,861st
Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Stationary: 2nd in the regionTop
Most Cheerful Citizens: 17th in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 18th in the regionMost Devout: 24th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 25th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 26th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 28th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 32nd in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 33rd in the regionMost Armed: 35th in the regionMost Primitive: 48th in the regionTop
Highest Wealthy Incomes: 53rd in the regionMost Authoritarian: 75th in the regionMost Avoided: 95th in the region

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