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Question: When you hold a strong opinion about politics, how often do you try to persuade your friends, relatives or fellow workers to share your views?
Choices: "Often" "Sometimes" "Rarely" "Never"
Data: % of "Often" "Sometimes"
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Netherlands48.7%
2 France48.2%
3 Norway44.8%
4 Denmark44.3%
5 Switzerland44.1%
6 Belgium41.2%
7 Sweden40.1%
8 Iceland39.5%
9 Germany37.7%
10 Israel34.5%
11 United States33.1%
12 Australia31.5%
13 Republic of Korea31.3%
14 Czech Republic30.4%
15 Austria 30.2%
16 United Kingdom30.1%
17 Spain28.5%
18 Lithuania28.3%
19 Poland28.1%
20 Turkey27.5%
21 Hungary25.7%
22 Slovakia24.6%
23 Finland18.7%
24 Chile15.7%
25 Slovenia14.6%
26 Japan14.4%

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 = 3.590282 X +5.641
Correlation coefficient (r)0.514
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.264

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 132817.859216 X -527.756
Correlation coefficient (r)0.624
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.389

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 6.797663 X +78.846
Correlation coefficient (r)0.282
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.080

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.657937 X +1.455
Correlation coefficient (r)0.186
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.035

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -4.803658 X +15.106
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.086
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.007