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Question: Thinking now about politics in the country, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - "Political parties encourage people to become active in politics"
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Switzerland51.1%
2 United States50.7%
3 Norway47.3%
4 Finland38.6%
5 Denmark36.6%
5 Slovenia36.6%
7 Israel34.8%
8 Lithuania34.5%
9 Turkey34.4%
10 Hungary31.0%
11 Sweden30.7%
12 Spain30.5%
13 Chile29.9%
14 Austria 29.6%
15 Germany28.0%
16 Netherlands27.9%
17 Slovakia27.1%
18 Iceland26.1%
19 United Kingdom23.8%
20 Czech Republic20.7%
21 France19.4%
22 Australia19.3%
23 Poland19.0%
24 Japan18.4%
25 Belgium15.3%
25 Republic of Korea15.3%

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 = 2.140902 X +6.156
Correlation coefficient (r)0.307
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.094

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 90606.729590 X +15104.544
Correlation coefficient (r)0.425
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.181

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -1.731173 X +81.548
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.072
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.005

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.659959 X +1.469
Correlation coefficient (r)0.186
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.035

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -6.671191 X +15.554
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.119
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.014