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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 data24
Regression equation
Y = 1303.734005 X +39894.829
Correlation coefficient (r)0.069
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.005

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.003523 X +0.825
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.096
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.009

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.058240 X +1.398
Correlation coefficient (r)0.108
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.012

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