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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 - To be active in social or political associations?
Choices: 1 "Not at all important" - 7 "Very important"
Data: Average score
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Turkey5.27
2 United States4.65
3 Israel4.58
4 Spain4.46
5 Lithuania4.31
6 Switzerland4.29
7 France4.28
8 Republic of Korea4.27
9 Chile 4.21
10 Netherlands4.20
10 Norway4.20
12 Austria4.16
13 Denmark3.96
14 Slovenia3.90
15 United Kingdom3.87
16 Australia3.86
17 Belgium3.84
18 Japan3.82
19 Poland3.78
20 Iceland3.76
21 Sweden3.74
22 Hungary3.68
23 Germany3.65
24 Czech Republic3.58
25 Slovakia3.51
26 Finland3.11

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 10 countries.

Source
ISSP 2014

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.454997 X +8.606
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.296
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.088

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -505.818102 X +45363.483
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.019
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.611922 X +82.881
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.103
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.011

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.311380 X +0.431
Correlation coefficient (r)0.381
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.145

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -1.518868 X +18.038
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.156
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.024