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Question: How important is it in a democracy that citizens have the right not to vote?
Choices: 1 "Not at all important" - 7 "Very important"
Data: Average score
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Spain5.98
2 Turkey5.96
3 United States5.65
4 Sweden5.61
5 Czech Republic5.60
6 Finland5.43
7 Iceland5.39
8 Germany5.30
9 Switzerland5.19
10 Hungary5.16
11 Austria 5.15
12 Slovakia5.09
13 Norway5.05
14 Slovenia5.03
15 United Kingdom5.01
16 Denmark4.98
17 Chile4.83
18 Netherlands4.80
19 Israel4.74
20 Belgium4.55
21 France4.22
22 Poland4.05
23 Lithuania4.01
24 Republic of Korea3.92
25 Australia3.76
26 Japan3.61

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 10 countries.

Source
ISSP 2014

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.199194 X +5.788
Correlation coefficient (r)0.196
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.038

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 2483.397862 X +31089.278
Correlation coefficient (r)0.141
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.020

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.473390 X +82.743
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.120
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.014

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.040340 X +1.489
Correlation coefficient (r)0.075
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.006

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -3.307577 X +28.200
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.515
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.265