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Question: When you get together with your friends, relatives or fellow workers, how often do you discuss politics?
Choices: "Often" "Sometimes" "Rarely" "Never"
Data: % of "Often" "Sometimes"
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Norway70.8%
2 Netherlands69.8%
3 Denmark68.0%
4 Germany63.5%
5 Iceland62.5%
6 France61.7%
7 Australia61.2%
8 Switzerland60.2%
9 Belgium59.1%
10 Sweden56.0%
11 Republic of Korea54.2%
12 Spain52.9%
13 Czech Republic52.2%
14 United Kingdom50.9%
15 Finland48.2%
16 Austria 47.9%
17 Japan44.8%
18 Lithuania43.7%
19 Israel42.6%
20 Poland41.7%
21 United States41.4%
22 Slovenia41.1%
23 Hungary37.0%
24 Turkiye35.0%
25 Slovakia30.7%
26 Chile20.6%

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 = 2.948142 X +5.296
Correlation coefficient (r)0.553
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.306

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 135209.881736 X -22313.716
Correlation coefficient (r)0.699
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.489

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 16.083192 X +72.260
Correlation coefficient (r)0.619
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.383

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.134039 X +1.678
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.046
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.002

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 1.406032 X +9.929
Correlation coefficient (r)0.043
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.002