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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 Chile62.6%
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 Denmark 15.5%
15 Switzerland13.2%
16 Netherlands11.6%
17 Iceland10.3%
18 Finland8.1%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 18 countries.

Source
ISSP 2014

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = -3.602786 X +7.655
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.678
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.460

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = -64887.215742 X +58621.344
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.790
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.624

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = -8.554163 X +82.612
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.410
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.168

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = -0.095931 X +1.661
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.057
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.003

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = -4.979008 X +13.826
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.145
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.021