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Question: Which one of these do you think should be the country's highest priority?
Choices: "Maintain order in the nation" "Give people more say in government decisions" "Fight rising prices" "Protect freedom of speech"
Data: % of "Protect freedom of speech"
Period:
Area:
29 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Netherlands23.3%
2 Switzerland19.5%
3 Denmark17.7%
4 Germany17.1%
5 Norway16.8%
6 United States15.6%
7 Sweden15.1%
8 Australia13.4%
9 Czech Republic12.5%
10 Canada11.4%
11 Mexico11.3%
12 Austria11.2%
13 Belgium10.9%
13 Spain10.9%
15 Chile10.8%
16 France10.3%
17 United Kingdom10.2%
18 Israel10.0%
19 Turkiye9.8%
20 Finland9.5%
21 New Zealand9.0%
21 Republic of Korea9.0%
23 Portugal6.8%
24 Iceland5.6%
25 Slovakia5.5%
26 Slovenia5.1%
27 Latvia4.1%
28 Japan 3.6%
29 Lithuania1.2%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 9 countries.

Source
ISSP 2010

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data29
Regression equation
Y = 5.205115 X +6.218
Correlation coefficient (r)0.403
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.162

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data29
Regression equation
Y = 274629.456810 X +15637.013
Correlation coefficient (r)0.584
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.341

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data29
Regression equation
Y = 19.970833 X +78.160
Correlation coefficient (r)0.275
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.076

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data29
Regression equation
Y = 0.739190 X +1.533
Correlation coefficient (r)0.107
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.011

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data29
Regression equation
Y = -26.466863 X +13.406
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.318
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.101