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Question: Thinking about what it means to be a good member of society, how important are the following aspects? - Following what is happening in politics in (survey country)
Choices: "Very important" "Somewhat important" "Not too important" "Not at all important"
Data: % of "Very important"
Period:
Area:
17 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States88.6%
2 Japan 77.0%
3 Republic of Korea64.2%
4 Italy60.9%
5 Spain60.0%
6 Germany59.7%
7 Sweden58.5%
8 Canada57.4%
9 Greece56.1%
10 United Kingdom52.1%
11 France44.9%
11 Hungary44.9%
13 Netherlands43.1%
14 Australia42.5%
15 Belgium39.8%
16 Israel36.8%
17 Poland33.8%

Note
Don't know/ Refused are excluded.

No data for 21 countries.

Source
Pew Research Center "Global Attitudes & Trends" Spring 2022. For the United States, Pew Research Center "American Trends Panel Wave 105" March 2022.

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data17
Regression equation
Y = -0.811473 X +7.121
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.229
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.052

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data17
Regression equation
Y = 22416.828306 X +31749.584
Correlation coefficient (r)0.205
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.042

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data17
Regression equation
Y = 2.274935 X +79.910
Correlation coefficient (r)0.134
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.018

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data17
Regression equation
Y = -1.098731 X +2.132
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.380
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.144

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data17
Regression equation
Y = 8.190733 X +5.526
Correlation coefficient (r)0.268
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.072