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Question: Are you in favour of or against cuts in government spending?
Choices: "Strongly in favour of" "In favour of" "Neither in favour of nor against" "Against" "Strongly against"
Data: % of "Strongly in favour of" "In favour of"
Period:
Area:
23 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Latvia95.3%
2 France88.4%
3 Hungary87.4%
3 Poland87.4%
5 Portugal84.0%
6 Slovenia81.4%
7 Japan 79.7%
8 Israel77.8%
9 Germany76.0%
10 Chile69.4%
11 Canada68.6%
12 Netherlands66.7%
13 New Zealand63.0%
14 Norway61.2%
15 Czech Republic60.1%
16 Spain56.0%
17 Switzerland55.7%
18 Republic of Korea55.2%
19 Denmark45.2%
20 Australia44.3%
21 Ireland42.7%
22 United States38.1%
23 Finland29.6%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Belgium: Flanders only. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany. Israel: unweighted sum of Jews and Arabs. United Kingdom: excluding Northern Ireland.

No data for 15 countries.

Source
ISSP 2006

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data23
Regression equation
Y = -1.751054 X +7.943
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.579
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.335

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data23
Regression equation
Y = -87498.941557 X +106193.478
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.591
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.349

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data23
Regression equation
Y = -6.214732 X +84.824
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.356
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.127

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data23
Regression equation
Y = 0.202928 X +1.458
Correlation coefficient (r)0.097
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.009

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data23
Regression equation
Y = -1.600392 X +11.616
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.081
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.007