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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 Denmark0.6%
1 France0.6%
1 Germany0.6%
1 Norway0.6%
1 Spain0.6%
1 Sweden0.6%
7 Australia0.5%
7 Austria 0.5%
7 Belgium0.5%
7 Netherlands0.5%
7 Republic of Korea0.5%
7 Switzerland0.5%
7 United Kingdom0.5%
14 Czech Republic0.4%
14 Finland0.4%
14 Iceland0.4%
14 Israel0.4%
14 Lithuania0.4%
19 Chile0.3%
19 Hungary0.3%
19 Japan0.3%
19 Poland0.3%
19 Slovenia0.3%
19 Turkiye0.3%
19 United States0.3%
26 Slovakia0.2%

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 = 242.546371 X +5.726
Correlation coefficient (r)0.446
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.199

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 10278546.370968 X +1144.220
Correlation coefficient (r)0.520
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.270

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 1684.879032 X +73.024
Correlation coefficient (r)0.636
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.404

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -25.262097 X +1.721
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.086
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.007

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -216.532258 X +11.591
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.065
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.004