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Question: Do you think people with high incomes should pay a larger % of their income in taxes than those with low incomes, the same share, or a smaller share?
Choices: "Much larger share" "Larger" "The same share" "Smaller" "Much smaller share"
Data: % of "Much larger share" "Larger"
Period:
Area:
41 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Republic of Korea93.6%
2 Italy92.6%
3 Bulgaria90.1%
4 Ukraine88.2%
5 Japan 88.0%
6 Spain86.5%
7 Slovenia86.3%
8 Croatia86.0%
9 Taiwan85.6%
10 Switzerland85.5%
11 France85.4%
12 Portugal84.6%
13 Lithuania84.5%
14 Germany84.2%
15 Finland83.5%
16 Russian Federation80.7%
17 Latvia79.5%
18 Hungary78.7%
19 Austria78.0%
20 United Kingdom77.0%
21 Turkiye76.5%
22 Argentina75.4%
22 Iceland75.4%
24 China73.5%
25 Australia72.4%
26 Sweden72.3%
27 Estonia70.7%
28 Slovakia70.5%
29 Chile69.2%
30 Norway69.0%
31 Belgium68.8%
32 South Africa68.5%
33 Poland67.5%
34 Denmark67.2%
35 Venezuela66.1%
36 Cyprus63.9%
37 Czech Republic63.8%
38 United States63.3%
39 Philippines60.5%
40 Israel59.1%
41 New Zealand57.7%

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

No data for 197 countries.

Source
ISSP 2009

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data41
Regression equation
Y = -1.296265 X +7.432
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.170
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.029

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data41
Regression equation
Y = -28552.714605 X +57321.899
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.114
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.013

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data40
Regression equation
Y = 7.493559 X +72.527
Correlation coefficient (r)0.141
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.020

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data40
Regression equation
Y = -2.395681 X +3.454
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.585
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.342

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data40
Regression equation
Y = 13.843008 X -0.029
Correlation coefficient (r)0.259
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.067