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Question: What do you think have the most influence on the actions of the government?
Choices: "The media" "Trade unions" "Business, banks and industry" "Religious organisations/authorities" "The military/army" "Organised crime" "People who vote for the party/the parties in government" "Citizens in general" "Civic and voluntary organisations" "International organizations (e.g. United nations, International Monetary Fund)"
Data: % of "Religious organisations/authorities"
Period:
Area:
8 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Republic of Korea 2.4%
2 Japan1.5%
3 United States1.1%
4 Australia0.8%
4 Germany0.8%
6 United Kingdom0.6%
7 Sweden0.3%
8 France0.1%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 2 countries.

Source
ISSP 2016

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -61.782086 X +7.361
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.781
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.610

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -557620.320856 X +53482.393
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.398
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.158

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 23.395722 X +81.715
Correlation coefficient (r)0.100
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.010

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -37.820856 X +1.966
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.947
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.897

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 415.508021 X +8.603
Correlation coefficient (r)0.800
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.640