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Question: Have you signed a petition, might you do that, or would you never under any circumstances do that?
Choices: "Have done it in the past year" "Have done it in the more distant past" "Have not done it but might do it" "Have not done it and would never do it"
Data: % of "Have done it in the past year" "Have done it in the more distant past"
Period:
Area:
29 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 New Zealand89.6%
2 Australia83.7%
3 Canada79.0%
4 Sweden77.0%
5 France76.2%
6 United Kingdom73.7%
7 Denmark69.5%
8 Austria69.2%
9 Belgium69.1%
10 Netherlands68.7%
11 Norway66.6%
11 United States66.6%
13 Switzerland59.2%
14 Slovakia57.9%
15 Germany55.7%
16 Ireland55.3%
17 Japan 55.2%
18 Republic of Korea49.1%
19 Finland49.0%
20 Spain46.1%
21 Israel42.4%
22 Czech Republic33.4%
22 Slovenia33.4%
24 Portugal30.9%
25 Mexico27.7%
26 Latvia18.1%
27 Hungary15.7%
28 Chile15.2%
29 Poland13.0%

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

No data for 9 countries.

Source
ISSP 2004

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data29
Regression equation
Y = 1.368604 X +6.068
Correlation coefficient (r)0.589
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.347

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data29
Regression equation
Y = 69152.030772 X +9841.390
Correlation coefficient (r)0.604
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.365

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data29
Regression equation
Y = 9.770895 X +75.094
Correlation coefficient (r)0.595
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.354

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data29
Regression equation
Y = 0.045051 X +1.575
Correlation coefficient (r)0.029
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data29
Regression equation
Y = 0.552100 X +10.090
Correlation coefficient (r)0.035
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001