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Question: All systems of justice make mistakes, but which do you think is worse?
Choices: "to convict an innocent person" "to let a guilty person go free"
Data: % of "to convict an innocent person"
Period:
Area:
25 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Iceland87.2%
2 Norway86.6%
3 Denmark84.2%
4 Czech Republic82.0%
5 Israel80.2%
6 Slovenia79.6%
7 Slovakia79.4%
8 Switzerland78.2%
9 United States78.1%
10 Latvia77.0%
11 Sweden76.0%
12 Germany75.6%
13 France73.9%
13 Japan 73.9%
15 Lithuania73.7%
16 Finland73.4%
17 Spain72.2%
18 New Zealand72.0%
19 United Kingdom69.6%
20 Australia68.7%
21 Belgium66.2%
22 Turkiye65.0%
23 Hungary62.1%
24 Republic of Korea59.5%
25 Chile56.3%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 13 countries.

Source
ISSP 2016

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 4.935769 X +3.111
Correlation coefficient (r)0.579
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.335

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 171581.980201 X -81303.285
Correlation coefficient (r)0.554
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.307

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 5.285232 X +76.404
Correlation coefficient (r)0.119
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.014

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 1.644643 X +0.409
Correlation coefficient (r)0.357
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.127

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = -5.865734 X +15.304
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.108
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.012