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Question: How important is it to have the following things in our country? - people can say what they want without state/ government censorship
Choices: "Very important" "Somewhat important" "Not too important" "Not important at all"
Data: % of "Very important" "Somewhat important"
Period:
Area:
21 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Hungary99.4%
2 Greece98.6%
3 Germany98.5%
4 France98.1%
5 Spain98.0%
6 Czech Republic97.1%
7 United States97.0%
8 Sweden96.5%
9 Australia95.6%
9 Netherlands95.6%
9 United Kingdom95.6%
12 Poland94.5%
13 Italy94.3%
14 Japan 94.0%
15 Republic of Korea93.7%
16 Slovakia93.6%
17 Mexico93.5%
18 Lithuania93.4%
19 Canada92.9%
20 Turkiye92.5%
21 Israel80.2%

Note
Don't know/ Refused are excluded.

No data for 17 countries.

Source
Pew Research Center "Global Attitudes Survey" Spring 2019.

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = -2.486134 X +8.918
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.153
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.023

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = -34957.757673 X +70490.156
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.075
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.006

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = -6.174438 X +85.387
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.060
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.004

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = -6.358830 X +7.626
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.608
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.370

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = 13.385063 X -3.083
Correlation coefficient (r)0.109
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.012