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Question: How interested would you say you personally are in politics?
Choices: "Very interested" "Fairly interested" "Somewhat interested" "Not very interested" "Not at all interested"
Data: % of "Very interested" "Fairly interested" "Somewhat interested"
Period:
Area:
24 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Norway86.9%
2 Germany79.8%
3 Australia78.8%
4 Denmark77.4%
5 Sweden77.0%
6 Finland75.6%
7 France74.5%
8 United Kingdom73.5%
9 Switzerland73.4%
10 Belgium72.3%
11 Iceland72.1%
12 United States69.6%
13 Israel69.2%
14 Lithuania68.1%
15 Japan 68.0%
16 Latvia61.8%
17 Turkey57.6%
18 Spain56.3%
19 Czech Republic54.2%
20 Hungary52.3%
21 Republic of Korea50.1%
22 Slovenia49.4%
23 Slovakia49.3%
24 Chile30.0%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 14 countries.

Source
ISSP 2016

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = 3.464953 X +4.465
Correlation coefficient (r)0.650
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.423

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = 122088.603257 X -38797.977
Correlation coefficient (r)0.744
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.554

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = 7.511437 X +75.910
Correlation coefficient (r)0.371
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.138

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = 0.522742 X +1.340
Correlation coefficient (r)0.190
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.036

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = -3.127519 X +16.014
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.070
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.005