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Question: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - To get all the way to the top in this country today, you have to be corrupt.
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
21 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Poland56.7%
2 Slovakia52.8%
3 Austria48.4%
4 Germany42.9%
5 Portugal42.4%
6 Slovenia42.2%
7 Japan 41.2%
8 France40.6%
9 Latvia40.5%
10 Czech Republic38.9%
11 Israel38.5%
12 Chile37.0%
13 Spain35.1%
14 Hungary31.2%
15 Sweden20.7%
16 United Kingdom19.0%
17 New Zealand18.2%
18 Canada17.6%
19 Australia17.1%
19 United States17.1%
21 Norway10.8%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany. United Kingdom: excluding Northern Ireland.

No data for 17 countries.

Source
ISSP 1999

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = -1.764380 X +7.312
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.517
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.267

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = -103866.418280 X +76671.954
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.699
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.489

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = -7.035826 X +82.813
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.347
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.120

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = 0.018319 X +1.593
Correlation coefficient (r)0.007
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = -3.020359 X +11.101
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.142
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.020