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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 - To be active in social or political associations?
Choices: 1 "Not at all important" - 7 "Very important"
Data: Average score
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Turkey5.27
2 United States4.65
3 Israel4.58
4 Spain4.46
5 Lithuania4.31
6 Switzerland4.29
7 France4.28
8 Republic of Korea4.27
9 Chile4.21
10 Netherlands4.20
10 Norway4.20
12 Austria 4.16
13 Denmark3.96
14 Slovenia3.90
15 United Kingdom3.87
16 Australia3.86
17 Belgium3.84
18 Japan3.82
19 Poland3.78
20 Iceland3.76
21 Sweden3.74
22 Hungary3.68
23 Germany3.65
24 Czech Republic3.58
25 Slovakia3.51
26 Finland3.11

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 = -0.628634 X +9.332
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.395
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.156

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -1967.633972 X +50109.750
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.040
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.002

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.094844 X +81.414
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.017
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.278753 X +0.541
Correlation coefficient (r)0.344
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.118

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -2.974156 X +25.566
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.232
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.054