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Election and Democracy
Japan
Voter turnout in the national election53.7% (As of March 2020)
[30/36countries]
Extent to which people think that it is important, in order to be a good citizen, always to vote in elections5.53 (2014)
[18/26countries]
% of those who think that the last national election was honest regarding the counting and reporting of the votes66.4% (2014)
[18/26countries]
% of those who think that the last national election was fair regarding the opportunities of the candidates and parties to campaign46.3% (2014)
[19/26countries]
% of those who think that referendums are a good way to decide important political questions61.2% (2014)
[17/26countries]
% of those who are proud of their country in the way democracy works71.5% (2013)
[8/26countries]
% of those who think that giving people more say is the most important aim of the country out of maintaining national order/ giving people more say/ fighting rising prices/ protecting freedom of speech43.9% (2010)
[2/25countries]
% of those who think that protecting freedom of speech is the most important aim of the country out of maintaining national order/ giving people more say/ fighting rising prices/ protecting freedom of speech3.6% (2010)
[24/25countries]
Extent to which people think democracy works well in their country today5.24 (2014)
[16/26countries]
Extent to which people think democracy worked well in their country 10 years ago5.33 (2014)
[18/26countries]
Extent to which people think democracy will work well in their country 10 years from now4.82 (2014)
[11/26countries]
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3
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5
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13
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10
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39
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33
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46
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3
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8
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1
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