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Question: Who do you think should have the greatest responsibility for reducing differences in income between people with high incomes and people with low incomes?
Choices: "Private companies" "Government" "Trade unions" "High-income individuals themselves" "Low-income individuals themselves" "Income differences do not need to be reduced"
Data: % of "Trade unions"
Period:
Area:
19 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Denmark20.0%
2 Austria18.9%
3 Sweden17.1%
4 Iceland16.4%
5 Finland14.5%
6 Israel13.7%
7 Czech Republic10.6%
8 Germany9.0%
9 Switzerland8.7%
10 Slovenia8.2%
11 Italy7.2%
12 United States5.7%
13 New Zealand5.6%
14 Chile5.2%
15 France5.1%
16 Australia4.5%
17 Japan 3.8%
18 Lithuania2.9%
19 United Kingdom2.4%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 19 countries.

Source
ISSP 2019

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data19
Regression equation
Y = 5.744974 X +6.442
Correlation coefficient (r)0.718
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.516

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data19
Regression equation
Y = 133366.440608 X +36805.276
Correlation coefficient (r)0.375
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.141

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data19
Regression equation
Y = 12.172980 X +79.987
Correlation coefficient (r)0.258
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.067

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data19
Regression equation
Y = 1.840213 X +1.486
Correlation coefficient (r)0.284
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.081

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data19
Regression equation
Y = -10.756865 X +11.492
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.167
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.028