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Question: There are different opinions as to what it takes to be a good citizen. As far as you are concerned personally, how important is it - Always to vote in elections?
Choices: 1 "Not at all important" - 7 "Very important"
Data: Average score
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Turkey6.56
2 Denmark6.39
3 Norway6.31
4 Sweden6.25
5 Iceland6.15
6 Australia6.10
7 France6.07
8 Republic of Korea6.01
9 United States5.96
10 Lithuania5.87
11 Netherlands5.80
12 Hungary5.72
13 Israel5.67
14 Finland5.61
15 Switzerland5.57
16 Spain5.55
17 Austria5.54
18 Japan5.53
19 Poland5.50
20 United Kingdom5.49
21 Slovenia5.48
22 Chile 5.36
23 Germany5.34
24 Belgium5.31
25 Czech Republic5.22
26 Slovakia4.93

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 = 0.053713 X +6.487
Correlation coefficient (r)0.031
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 17188.566086 X -56527.347
Correlation coefficient (r)0.325
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.106

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.866964 X +76.053
Correlation coefficient (r)0.145
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.021

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.164720 X +0.721
Correlation coefficient (r)0.187
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.035

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.793423 X +18.117
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.057
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.003