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Question: How much you agree or disagree with the statement "People we elect as MPs try to keep the promises they have made during the election"?
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
23 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Denmark43.4%
2 Ireland32.6%
3 Netherlands30.3%
4 New Zealand29.3%
5 Australia26.8%
6 Norway26.5%
7 Canada25.5%
8 United States22.7%
9 Germany22.5%
10 Slovenia22.0%
11 Finland18.3%
12 Switzerland17.8%
13 Chile15.6%
14 Republic of Korea14.6%
15 France13.8%
16 Spain13.7%
17 Japan 12.0%
17 Portugal12.0%
19 Czech Republic11.2%
20 Hungary10.3%
21 Poland10.1%
22 Latvia8.9%
23 Israel7.6%

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 = 3.534239 X +6.103
Correlation coefficient (r)0.589
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.347

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data23
Regression equation
Y = 184369.322882 X +12754.925
Correlation coefficient (r)0.628
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.394

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data23
Regression equation
Y = 11.690390 X +78.460
Correlation coefficient (r)0.338
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.114

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data23
Regression equation
Y = -0.087807 X +1.609
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.021
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data23
Regression equation
Y = -4.086838 X +11.359
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.105
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.011