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Question: Who do you think should primarily cover the costs of the help to elderly people?
Choices: "The elderly people themselves or their family" "The government/public funds"
Data: % of "The government/public funds"
Period:
Area:
31 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Iceland88.1%
2 Sweden86.8%
3 Israel83.3%
4 Denmark82.2%
5 Spain72.7%
6 Finland71.8%
7 Norway71.6%
8 Austria70.9%
9 Republic of Korea70.0%
10 Portugal68.0%
11 Turkiye66.5%
12 Netherlands64.8%
13 Germany64.1%
14 France63.4%
15 Slovakia62.7%
16 Lithuania62.4%
17 United Kingdom62.3%
18 Australia55.2%
18 Slovenia55.2%
20 Latvia55.0%
21 Chile54.6%
22 Belgium53.3%
23 Japan 53.1%
24 Ireland51.1%
25 Czech Republic48.8%
26 Mexico48.7%
27 Poland47.4%
28 United States45.9%
29 Canada43.5%
30 Hungary39.3%
31 Switzerland39.0%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany.

No data for 7 countries.

Source
ISSP 2012

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 1.555947 X +5.785
Correlation coefficient (r)0.322
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.104

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 29273.157512 X +27771.528
Correlation coefficient (r)0.149
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.022

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 10.850510 X +73.344
Correlation coefficient (r)0.384
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.147

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 0.556789 X +1.265
Correlation coefficient (r)0.219
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.048

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -3.247757 X +12.459
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.106
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.011