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Question: How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? - There are times when people should follow their consciences even if it means breaking the law
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree"
Period:
Area:
11 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Portugal64.4%
2 Latvia63.1%
3 Czech Republic57.5%
4 Denmark52.8%
5 Japan 43.2%
6 Austria40.7%
7 Finland38.5%
8 Netherlands37.2%
9 Norway36.4%
10 Ireland36.3%
11 New Zealand35.5%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany. United Kingdom: excluding Northern Ireland.

No data for 27 countries.

Source
ISSP 2000

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data11
Regression equation
Y = -3.243278 X +8.436
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.601
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.361

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data11
Regression equation
Y = -168715.061128 X +131409.486
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.656
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.430

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data11
Regression equation
Y = -18.397901 X +89.338
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.684
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.468

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data11
Regression equation
Y = 0.010505 X +1.565
Correlation coefficient (r)0.008
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data11
Regression equation
Y = 0.881570 X +10.035
Correlation coefficient (r)0.038
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001