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Question: In your opinion, about how many politicians are involved in corruption?
Choices: "Almost none" "A few" "Some" "Quite a lot" "Almost all"
Data: % of "Quite a lot" "Almost all"
Period:
Area:
25 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Spain87.5%
2 Chile84.2%
3 Lithuania77.6%
4 Slovenia74.2%
5 Republic of Korea72.0%
6 Hungary69.8%
7 Slovakia67.4%
8 Turkey64.2%
9 Latvia 62.0%
10 Israel61.5%
11 Czech Republic47.6%
12 United States42.6%
13 France39.4%
14 Japan36.2%
15 Belgium36.1%
16 Iceland34.2%
17 Germany27.2%
18 United Kingdom25.6%
19 Finland22.3%
20 Australia20.7%
21 Sweden14.8%
22 New Zealand14.2%
23 Norway10.7%
24 Switzerland7.6%
25 Denmark4.4%

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 12 countries.

Source
ISSP 2016

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = -2.050945 X +7.663
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.770
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.593

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = -65434.718853 X +70883.572
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.796
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.634

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = -4.783662 X +82.876
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.462
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.213

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = -0.056951 X +1.710
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.042
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.002

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 3.105795 X +10.788
Correlation coefficient (r)0.183
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.033