Rudest Citizens: 74thHighest Crime Rates: 209thMost Armed: 280th
The Vermin Guild of
From your first cigarette / To your last dyin' day
Civil Rights
Political Freedom
Widely Abused

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Population7.133 billion

LeaderRat King

Currencystolen good
AnimalSewer Rat

The Vermin Guild of Ratfink is a colossal, socially progressive nation, ruled by Rat King with a fair hand, and notable for its rampant corporate plagiarism, flagrant waste-dumping, and irreverence towards religion. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic population of 7.133 billion Ratfinks live in a state of perpetual fear, as a complete breakdown of social order has led to the rise of order through biker gangs.

There is no government in the normal sense of the word; however, a small group of community-minded, corrupt, pro-business, outspoken individuals is solely concerned with Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Scrapheap. Income tax is unheard of.

The thriving Verminous economy, worth a remarkable 1,578 trillion stolen goods a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Retail industry, with significant contributions from Gambling, Soda Sales, and Arms Manufacturing. Average income is an amazing 221,262 stolen goods, but there is a vast disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 2,024,692 per year while the poor average 2,608, a ratio of 776 to 1.

Voting is voluntary, multiple births are a cause of celebration for tax collectors, the nation's biggest export is stupidity, and praying before a battle is a court-martial offence. Crime, especially youth-related, is so common that it is unusual to encounter someone following the law, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Ratfink's national animal is the Sewer Rat, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Vermintide.

Ratfink is ranked 61,257th in the world and 42nd in The Bar on the corner of every region for Most Efficient Economies, scoring 82 on the Krugman-Greenspan Business Outlook Index.

Rudest Citizens: 74thHighest Crime Rates: 209thMost Armed: 280thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 319thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 320thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 400thMost Avoided: 457thFattest Citizens: 471stLargest Retail Industry: 490thLargest Gambling Industry: 517thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 517thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 524thHighest Disposable Incomes: 1,292ndMost Pro-Market: 1,361stMost Rebellious Youth: 1,544thTop
Most Corrupt Governments: 4,000thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 4,046thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 4,222ndLargest Agricultural Sector: 4,698thHighest Average Incomes: 5,605thMost Valuable International Artwork: 5,935thMost Cultured: 6,941stLargest Publishing Industry: 8,077thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 8,364thMost Scientifically Advanced: 8,547thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 10,047thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 11,951stLargest Mining Sector: 12,207thHighest Economic Output: 12,551stLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 12,907thTop
Largest Information Technology Sector: 17,222ndMost Secular: 17,449thMost Inclusive: 18,045thMost Politically Free: 21,778thLargest Insurance Industry: 22,280thHighest Drug Use: 22,698thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 27,258thLargest Black Market: 27,376th
Greatest Rich-Poor Divides: 1st in the regionMost Pro-Market: 1st in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 3rd in the regionRudest Citizens: 3rd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 3rd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 3rd in the regionMost Armed: 4th in the regionMost Politically Free: 4th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 4th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 4th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 4th in the regionFattest Citizens: 4th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 4th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 4th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 4th in the regionTop
Most Corrupt Governments: 5th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 5th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 5th in the regionMost Avoided: 5th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 5th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 6th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 6th in the regionMost Extreme: 7th in the regionMost Cultured: 7th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 7th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 7th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 8th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 8th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Ratfink was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Black Market.
  • : Following new legislation in Ratfink, praying before a battle is a court-martial offence.
  • : Following new legislation in Ratfink, the nation's biggest export is stupidity.
  • : Following new legislation in Ratfink, multiple births are a cause of celebration for tax collectors.
  • : Following new legislation in Ratfink, voting is voluntary.
  • : Following new legislation in Ratfink, homeless people are frequently charged with trespassing on public property.
  • : Following new legislation in Ratfink, airport security is provided by private companies.
  • : Following new legislation in Ratfink, census workers struggle to account for the rapidly increasing number of citizens to tabulate.
  • : Following new legislation in Ratfink, only Rat King's friends count in the eyes of the government.
  • : Following new legislation in Ratfink, advanced mathematics books explain how two plus two equals five.