Tweet
Question: What do you think have the most influence on the actions of the government?
Choices: "The media" "Trade unions" "Business, banks and industry" "Religious organisations/authorities" "The military/army" "Organised crime" "People who vote for the party/the parties in government" "Citizens in general" "Civic and voluntary organisations" "International organizations (e.g. United nations, International Monetary Fund)"
Data: % of "Citizens in general"
Period:
Area:
25 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Switzerland25.6%
2 Slovakia15.3%
3 Latvia13.1%
4 Republic of Korea9.5%
5 Czech Republic8.6%
5 United States8.6%
7 Lithuania8.5%
8 New Zealand8.2%
9 Sweden8.0%
10 Denmark7.9%
11 Chile 7.8%
12 Germany7.7%
13 Australia7.6%
14 Turkey7.0%
15 Japan6.9%
16 France6.8%
17 United Kingdom6.7%
18 Iceland6.6%
19 Belgium6.3%
20 Slovenia6.1%
21 Norway5.5%
22 Hungary5.1%
23 Israel5.0%
24 Spain4.3%
25 Finland3.2%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 13 countries.

Source
ISSP 2016

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 0.614575 X +6.713
Correlation coefficient (r)0.039
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.002

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 105118.190631 X +32824.066
Correlation coefficient (r)0.218
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.048

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = -5.225844 X +81.310
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.088
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.008

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = -1.438914 X +1.803
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.178
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.032

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 21.708247 X +12.052
Correlation coefficient (r)0.164
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.027