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Question: In general, how often do you think that the tax authorities make sure people pay their taxes?
Choices: "Almost always" "Often" "Sometimes" "Almost never"
Data: % of "Almost always" "Often"
Period:
Area:
25 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Norway92.2%
2 Switzerland91.7%
3 Belgium87.1%
4 Finland86.4%
5 Hungary83.8%
6 Sweden82.0%
7 Czech Republic80.2%
8 Lithuania79.3%
8 New Zealand79.3%
10 Iceland77.8%
11 Germany77.3%
12 France76.7%
13 United States76.5%
14 Slovakia72.6%
15 United Kingdom72.1%
16 Slovenia71.4%
17 Israel71.0%
18 Australia70.9%
19 Japan 67.5%
20 Spain64.0%
21 Latvia60.1%
22 Turkiye57.9%
23 Denmark57.6%
24 Republic of Korea54.0%
25 Chile52.2%

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 = 3.156957 X +4.439
Correlation coefficient (r)0.524
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.275

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 116691.986741 X -40251.425
Correlation coefficient (r)0.533
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.284

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 4.655609 X +76.886
Correlation coefficient (r)0.149
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.022

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 0.355179 X +1.364
Correlation coefficient (r)0.109
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.012

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 4.365245 X +7.747
Correlation coefficient (r)0.113
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.013