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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 keep watch on the actions of government?
Choices: 1 "Not at all important" - 7 "Very important"
Data: Average score
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Chile6.27
2 United States6.19
3 Sweden5.93
4 Australia5.92
5 Netherlands5.84
6 Turkiye5.82
7 United Kingdom5.71
8 Israel5.68
9 Iceland5.65
10 Norway5.64
11 Japan 5.53
12 Republic of Korea5.51
13 Spain5.47
14 Lithuania5.39
15 Denmark5.28
16 Slovenia5.27
17 Germany5.14
18 Poland5.11
19 Finland5.08
20 Austria5.01
21 Hungary4.99
22 France4.94
23 Belgium4.93
23 Switzerland4.93
25 Czech Republic4.45
26 Slovakia4.41

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 = -0.031990 X +6.962
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.023
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 9799.481162 X -6588.666
Correlation coefficient (r)0.193
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.037

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 1.422579 X +72.747
Correlation coefficient (r)0.209
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.044

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.055821 X +1.310
Correlation coefficient (r)0.074
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.005

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.439527 X +13.009
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.051
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.003