Most Valuable International Artwork: 1,350thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 6,241stMost Advanced Public Transport: 8,615th
The Bits and Bytes of
Father Knows Best State
The only options are Yes and No, True and False.
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Civil Rights
Below Average
Economy
Powerhouse
Political Freedom
Few

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Binary

Population19.245 billion

CapitalCircuit City
LeaderElectron
FaithBinarism

CurrencyBit
AnimalSilicite

The Bits and Bytes of Binary is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by Electron with an iron fist, and notable for its public floggings, otherworldly petting zoo, and daily referendums. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, devout population of 19.245 billion Bytens are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The enormous, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Spirituality. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Circuit City. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 75.3%.

The powerhouse Byten economy, worth a remarkable 1,831 trillion Bits a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Uranium Mining, and Woodchip Exports. Average income is 95,160 Bits, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 273,230 per year while the poor average 26,354, a ratio of 10.4 to 1.

Judicial robes are the country's hottest fashion trend, new pilots are regularly reminded that they are more expendable than their planes, drill sergeants yell in the ears of bespectacled nerds in cybermilitary "reboot camps", and coffee-addicted citizens look forward to baristas getting their name wrong at local coffee shops. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Binary's national animal is the Silicite, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Binarism.

Binary is ranked 220,920th in the world and 183rd in Capitalist Paradise for Most Rebellious Youth, scoring -9 on the Stark-Dean Displacement Index.

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Most Valuable International Artwork: 1,350thTop
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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 6,241stMost Advanced Public Transport: 8,615thMost Devout: 9,720thHighest Economic Output: 10,596thMost Influential: 11,583rdLargest Populations: 12,148thTop
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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 15,527thLargest Welfare Programs: 16,051stMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 17,546thLargest Mining Sector: 20,598thHighest Average Tax Rates: 20,764thLowest Crime Rates: 22,617thLargest Governments: 23,469th
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 5th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 6th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 8th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 9th in the regionTop
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Highest Average Tax Rates: 21st in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Binary was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Corrupt Governments.
  • : Binary was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Corrupt Governments.
  • : Binary was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Corrupt Governments.
  • : Binary was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Populations.
  • : Binary was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Populations.
  • : Binary was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Populations.
  • : The Infection of Edgemaster was struck by a Mk V (Cauterizer) Cure Missile from Binary, curing 1 million infected.
  • : The Infection of Edgemaster was struck by a Mk V (Cauterizer) Cure Missile from Binary, curing 1 million infected.
  • : The Infection of Edgemaster was struck by a Mk V (Cauterizer) Cure Missile from Binary, curing 2 million infected.
  • : The Infection of Edgemaster was struck by a Mk V (Cauterizer) Cure Missile from Binary, curing 1 million infected.

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