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Question: How important is it in a democracy that people be given more opportunities to participate in public decision-making?
Choices: 1 "Not at all important" - 7 "Very important"
Data: Average score
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Spain6.40
2 Turkey6.30
3 Hungary6.22
4 Chile 6.20
5 Poland6.16
6 Lithuania6.15
7 Germany6.11
8 United States6.08
9 Slovenia6.07
10 Republic of Korea6.01
11 Iceland5.97
12 Austria5.95
12 France5.95
14 United Kingdom5.86
15 Israel5.83
16 Sweden5.81
17 Australia5.80
17 Slovakia5.80
19 Denmark5.73
20 Finland5.67
21 Czech Republic5.59
21 Norway5.59
23 Belgium5.52
24 Netherlands5.46
25 Japan5.34
26 Switzerland5.17

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 = -1.161897 X +13.621
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.512
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.262

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -40555.944447 X +280418.652
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.586
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.343

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -3.752041 X +103.073
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.479
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.229

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.003032 X +1.684
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.003
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -1.312098 X +21.270
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.072
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.005