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Question: On average, how often do you read the political content of a newspaper?
Choices: "Several times a day" "Once a day" "5-6 days a week" "3-4 days a week" "1-2 days a week" "Less than 1-2 days a week" "Never"
Data: % of "Never"
(For Czech Republic "Daily" "3-4 times a week" "1-2 times a week" "Less than 1-2 times a week" "Never", The data is % of "Never")
Period:
Area:
18 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Chile 62.6%
2 Hungary43.9%
3 Spain40.1%
4 Turkey37.5%
5 Czech Republic33.1%
6 United Kingdom29.3%
7 Republic of Korea29.0%
8 Lithuania28.7%
9 Japan28.1%
10 France25.1%
11 Poland23.0%
12 Belgium21.0%
13 Australia19.4%
14 Denmark15.5%
15 Switzerland13.2%
16 Netherlands11.6%
17 Iceland10.3%
18 Finland8.1%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 20 countries.

Source
ISSP 2014

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = -3.924221 X +7.745
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.689
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.475

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = -120966.060917 X +71799.570
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.757
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.573

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = -7.278287 X +82.928
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.384
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.147

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = -0.022632 X +1.611
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.013
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = -7.586536 X +15.682
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.167
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.028