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Question: How important is it in a democracy that citizens have the right not to vote?
Choices: 1 "Not at all important" - 7 "Very important"
Data: Average score
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Spain5.98
2 Turkey5.96
3 United States5.65
4 Sweden5.61
5 Czech Republic5.60
6 Finland5.43
7 Iceland5.39
8 Germany 5.30
9 Switzerland5.19
10 Hungary5.16
11 Austria5.15
12 Slovakia5.09
13 Norway5.05
14 Slovenia5.03
15 United Kingdom5.01
16 Denmark4.98
17 Chile4.83
18 Netherlands4.80
19 Israel4.74
20 Belgium4.55
21 France4.22
22 Poland4.05
23 Lithuania4.01
24 Republic of Korea3.92
25 Australia3.76
26 Japan3.61

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 10 countries.

Source
ISSP 2014

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.199194 X +5.788
Correlation coefficient (r)0.196
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.038

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 2483.397862 X +31089.278
Correlation coefficient (r)0.141
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.020

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.473390 X +82.743
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.120
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.014

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.040340 X +1.489
Correlation coefficient (r)0.075
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.006

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -3.307577 X +28.200
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.515
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.265