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Question: How interested would you say you personally are in politics?
Choices: "Very interested" "Fairly interested" "Somewhat interested" "Not very interested" "Not at all interested"
Average score (as "Very interested"=5 "Fairly interested"=4 "Somewhat interested"=3 "Not very interested"=2 "Not at all interested"=1)
Period:
Area:
24 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Australia3.44
2 Norway3.42
3 Sweden3.30
3 United Kingdom3.30
5 Germany3.24
6 Iceland3.23
7 France3.21
7 Switzerland3.21
9 Denmark3.19
10 United States3.17
11 Belgium3.15
12 Israel3.13
13 Finland 3.09
14 Japan2.87
14 Lithuania2.87
16 Latvia2.81
17 Spain2.75
18 Turkiye2.67
19 Czech Republic2.63
20 Republic of Korea2.59
21 Hungary2.56
22 Slovenia2.53
23 Slovakia2.45
24 Chile1.96

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 14 countries.

Source
ISSP 2016

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = 1.108753 X +3.480
Correlation coefficient (r)0.597
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.356

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = 53153.877786 X -111092.164
Correlation coefficient (r)0.782
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.612

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = 4.598103 X +66.679
Correlation coefficient (r)0.476
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.227

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = 0.220505 X +0.975
Correlation coefficient (r)0.218
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.048

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = -0.583889 X +12.712
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.049
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.002