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Question: How much do you agree or disagree with the statement "I think most people in the country are better informed about politics and government than I am"?
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Lithuania48.3%
2 Poland47.6%
3 Chile 44.4%
4 Israel41.6%
5 Slovakia39.9%
6 Slovenia39.4%
7 Republic of Korea34.2%
8 United States30.4%
9 Austria29.9%
10 Czech Republic29.6%
11 Hungary29.3%
12 Spain28.6%
13 Finland27.7%
14 Switzerland27.6%
15 Turkey27.3%
16 Germany25.6%
17 Japan24.0%
18 Belgium21.8%
19 France19.0%
20 Denmark17.4%
21 United Kingdom16.0%
22 Netherlands14.1%
23 Norway13.9%
23 Sweden13.9%
25 Australia11.2%
26 Iceland8.4%

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 = -3.064835 X +7.633
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.501
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.251

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -119866.048613 X +74951.441
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.642
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.412

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -10.952852 X +84.026
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.519
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.269

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.081259 X +1.644
Correlation coefficient (r)0.026
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 10.244182 X +10.760
Correlation coefficient (r)0.208
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.043