Highest Wealthy Incomes: 4thHighest Disposable Incomes: 6thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 6th
The Burlesque Republic of
Compulsory Consumerist State
What do you want you Moon-Faced Assassin of Joy?
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Squire
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Civil Rights
Very Good
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Few

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The Centauri

Population38.173 billion

CapitalCentauri Prime
LeaderEmperor Jaffa
Faiththe pantheon of fifty deities

Currencyducket
AnimalNarn

The Burlesque Republic of The Centauri is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Emperor Jaffa with an iron fist, and notable for its triple-decker prams, ritual sacrifices, and free-roaming dinosaurs. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 38.173 billion Centauris are rabid consumers, partly through choice and partly because the government tells them to and dissenters tend to vanish from their homes at night.

The minute, corrupt, pro-business government, or what there is of one, juggles the competing demands of Defense, Industry, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Centauri Prime. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Centaurian economy, worth an astonishing 35,206 trillion duckets a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Gambling, and Automobile Manufacturing. Average income is a breathtaking 922,292 duckets, but there is a vast disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 8,639,914 per year while the poor average 8,281, a ratio of 1,043 to 1.

Citizens complain about a burning sensation after bathing, the ongoing space elevator construction project has elevated the national debt to all new levels, cash-strapped junkies lick rabbits for a cheap high, and Centaurian farm salmon are known for being both horribly diseased and remarkably acrobatic. Crime, especially youth-related, is so common that it is unusual to encounter someone following the law, probably because of the absence of a police force. The Centauri's national animal is the Narn, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is the pantheon of fifty deities.

The Centauri is ranked 30th in the world and 1st in Babylon 5 for Fattest Citizens, with 99.17 Obesity Rate.

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Highest Wealthy Incomes: 4thHighest Disposable Incomes: 6thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 6thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 6thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 7thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 8thHighest Economic Output: 9thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 9thMost Armed: 10thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 11thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 15thLargest Gambling Industry: 17thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 18thHighest Average Incomes: 18thMost Avoided: 18thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 19thMost Efficient Economies: 19thLargest Insurance Industry: 27thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 28thFattest Citizens: 30thHighest Crime Rates: 34thLargest Agricultural Sector: 46thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 47thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 54thMost Scientifically Advanced: 60thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 60thLargest Mining Sector: 60thLargest Populations: 90thMost Cultured: 98thRudest Citizens: 146thLargest Publishing Industry: 185thSmartest Citizens: 203rdLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 209thMost Devout: 237thMost Rebellious Youth: 326thLargest Retail Industry: 346thMost Corrupt Governments: 585thLargest Information Technology Sector: 676thTop
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Largest Governments: 3,566thLargest Black Market: 4,537thMost Subsidized Industry: 7,328thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 8,011thTop
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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 10,551stMost Pro-Market: 14,767thMost Valuable International Artwork: 14,768thHighest Drug Use: 18,532ndMost World Assembly Endorsements: 19,821st
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Most Subsidized Industry: 1st in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 1st in the regionFattest Citizens: 1st in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1st in the regionMost Cultured: 1st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Governments: 1st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 1st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 1st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 1st in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 1st in the regionMost Devout: 1st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionMost Avoided: 1st in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 1st in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Black Market: 1st in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1st in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 1st in the regionNudest: 1st in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1st in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 1st in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 1st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 1st in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 1st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1st in the regionHighest Drug Use: 1st in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 1st in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 1st in the regionMost Armed: 1st in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1st in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionRudest Citizens: 1st in the region

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