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Question: How important is it in a democracy that people be given more opportunities to participate in public decision-making?
Choices: 1 "Not at all important" - 7 "Very important"
Data: Average score
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Spain6.40
2 Turkiye6.30
3 Hungary6.22
4 Chile6.20
5 Poland6.16
6 Lithuania6.15
7 Germany6.11
8 United States6.08
9 Slovenia6.07
10 Republic of Korea6.01
11 Iceland5.97
12 Austria5.95
12 France5.95
14 United Kingdom5.86
15 Israel5.83
16 Sweden5.81
17 Australia5.80
17 Slovakia5.80
19 Denmark5.73
20 Finland5.67
21 Czech Republic5.59
21 Norway5.59
23 Belgium5.52
24 Netherlands5.46
25 Japan 5.34
26 Switzerland5.17

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 = -1.064701 X +13.044
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.484
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.234

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -43569.733827 X +302167.121
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.546
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.298

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -5.042013 X +110.031
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.471
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.222

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.100266 X +2.199
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.084
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.007

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -1.086075 X +17.021
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.080
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.006