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Question: How interested would you say you personally are in politics?
Choices: "Very interested" "Fairly interested" "Not very interested" "Not at all interested"
Data: % of "Very interested" "Somewhat interested"
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Germany77.7%
2 Norway66.0%
3 Netherlands65.3%
4 Japan 63.3%
5 Denmark62.2%
6 Australia61.9%
7 Austria61.7%
8 Switzerland61.4%
9 France57.6%
9 Sweden57.6%
11 United States57.4%
12 United Kingdom56.6%
13 Lithuania51.3%
14 Iceland50.3%
15 Czech Republic49.6%
16 Israel49.4%
17 Belgium49.2%
18 Republic of Korea48.1%
19 Finland44.3%
20 Spain39.3%
21 Poland36.8%
22 Slovakia36.4%
23 Slovenia35.9%
24 Hungary30.6%
25 Turkiye29.6%
26 Chile13.2%

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 = 2.504114 X +5.525
Correlation coefficient (r)0.530
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.281

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 116935.682885 X -12827.335
Correlation coefficient (r)0.682
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.465

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 11.316515 X +74.698
Correlation coefficient (r)0.492
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.242

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.040576 X +1.590
Correlation coefficient (r)0.016
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 3.122494 X +9.065
Correlation coefficient (r)0.108
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.012