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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 12 countries.

Source
ISSP 2014

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.201729 X +5.801
Correlation coefficient (r)0.192
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.037

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 3051.199423 X +27138.573
Correlation coefficient (r)0.095
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.009

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.478525 X +83.388
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.132
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.017

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.060410 X +1.369
Correlation coefficient (r)0.113
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.013

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -3.774015 X +32.151
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.446
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.199