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Question: Which one of these do you think should be the country's highest priority?
Choices: "Maintain order in the nation" "Give people more say in government decisions" "Fight rising prices" "Protect freedom of speech"
Data: % of "Fight rising prices"
Period:
Area:
17 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Poland38.6%
2 Hungary35.7%
3 Spain29.9%
4 Ireland22.0%
5 Canada21.1%
6 Slovenia20.4%
7 United States20.2%
8 United Kingdom18.7%
9 Netherlands16.0%
10 Czech Republic15.0%
10 Japan 15.0%
12 Germany14.1%
13 Australia13.9%
14 Italy13.5%
15 Norway8.7%
16 New Zealand7.1%
17 Israel6.7%

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

No data for 21 countries.

Source
ISSP 1993

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data17
Regression equation
Y = -3.277718 X +7.412
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.691
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.477

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data17
Regression equation
Y = -124167.480402 X +73039.603
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.431
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.186

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data17
Regression equation
Y = -20.337203 X +84.617
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.616
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.379

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data17
Regression equation
Y = -1.905360 X +1.978
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.435
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.189

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data17
Regression equation
Y = 4.252452 X +8.687
Correlation coefficient (r)0.133
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.018