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Question: There are different opinions as to what it takes to be a good citizen. As far as you are concerned personally, how important is it - Always to vote in elections?
Choices: 1 "Not at all important" - 7 "Very important"
Data: Average score
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Turkey6.56
2 Denmark6.39
3 Norway6.31
4 Sweden6.25
5 Iceland6.15
6 Australia6.10
7 France6.07
8 Republic of Korea6.01
9 United States5.96
10 Lithuania5.87
11 Netherlands5.80
12 Hungary5.72
13 Israel5.67
14 Finland5.61
15 Switzerland5.57
16 Spain5.55
17 Austria 5.54
18 Japan5.53
19 Poland5.50
20 United Kingdom5.49
21 Slovenia5.48
22 Chile5.36
23 Germany5.34
24 Belgium5.31
25 Czech Republic5.22
26 Slovakia4.93

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 = 0.208535 X +5.572
Correlation coefficient (r)0.124
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.015

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = 8192.811806 X -518.220
Correlation coefficient (r)0.272
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.074

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.005172 X +0.778
Correlation coefficient (r)0.085
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.007

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.221751 X +0.411
Correlation coefficient (r)0.250
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.062

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.492284 X +9.081
Correlation coefficient (r)0.046
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.002