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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 Turkiye5.96
3 United States5.65
4 Sweden5.61
5 Czech Republic5.60
6 Finland5.43
7 Iceland5.39
8 Germany5.30
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 Japan 3.61

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 = 0.055249 X +6.518
Correlation coefficient (r)0.054
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.003

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 3835.087516 X +27320.936
Correlation coefficient (r)0.104
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.011

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.686757 X +83.794
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.138
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.019

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.112431 X +1.057
Correlation coefficient (r)0.204
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.042

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -2.825398 X +24.558
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.452
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.204