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Question: There are different opinions as to what it takes to be a good citizen. As far as you are concerned personally, how important is it - To be active in social or political associations?
Choices: 1 "Not at all important" - 7 "Very important"
Data: Average score
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Turkey5.27
2 United States4.65
3 Israel4.58
4 Spain4.46
5 Lithuania4.31
6 Switzerland4.29
7 France4.28
8 Republic of Korea4.27
9 Chile4.21
10 Netherlands4.20
10 Norway4.20
12 Austria4.16
13 Denmark3.96
14 Slovenia3.90
15 United Kingdom3.87
16 Australia3.86
17 Belgium3.84
18 Japan 3.82
19 Poland3.78
20 Iceland3.76
21 Sweden3.74
22 Hungary3.68
23 Germany3.65
24 Czech Republic3.58
25 Slovakia3.51
26 Finland3.11

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 = -0.454997 X +8.606
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.296
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.088

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -505.818102 X +45363.483
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.019
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.611922 X +82.881
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.103
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.011

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.311380 X +0.431
Correlation coefficient (r)0.381
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.145

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -1.518868 X +18.038
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.156
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.024