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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 10 countries.

Source
ISSP 2014

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.454997 X +8.606
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.296
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.088

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = 320.542725 X +45047.459
Correlation coefficient (r)0.012
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.002980 X +0.820
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.053
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.003

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.311197 X +0.429
Correlation coefficient (r)0.381
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.145

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -1.518868 X +18.038
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.156
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.024