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Question: There are different opinions as to what it takes to be a good citizen. As far as you are concerned personally, how important is it - To keep watch on the actions of government?
Choices: 1 "Not at all important" - 7 "Very important"
Data: Average score
Period:
Area:
34 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Chile6.27
2 United States6.19
3 Philippines6.16
4 Sweden5.93
5 Australia5.92
6 Netherlands5.84
7 Turkey5.82
8 United Kingdom5.71
9 Israel5.68
10 Iceland5.65
11 Norway5.64
12 Georgia5.58
13 Japan 5.53
13 South Africa5.53
15 Republic of Korea5.51
16 Spain5.47
17 Taiwan5.42
17 Venezuela5.42
19 Lithuania5.39
20 Denmark5.28
21 Slovenia5.27
22 Germany5.14
23 Poland5.11
24 Finland5.08
25 Croatia5.06
26 Austria5.01
27 Hungary4.99
28 France4.94
29 Belgium4.93
29 Switzerland4.93
31 India4.91
32 Russian Federation4.70
33 Czech Republic4.45
34 Slovakia4.41

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 204 countries.

Source
ISSP 2014

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data34
Regression equation
Y = 0.111980 X +5.841
Correlation coefficient (r)0.054
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.003

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data32
Regression equation
Y = 6327.279143 X +1493.693
Correlation coefficient (r)0.129
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.017

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data33
Regression equation
Y = 0.783017 X +74.856
Correlation coefficient (r)0.078
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.006

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data33
Regression equation
Y = 0.236639 X +0.482
Correlation coefficient (r)0.281
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.079

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data33
Regression equation
Y = -4.112447 X +35.562
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.307
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.094