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Question: What do you think have the most influence on the actions of the government?
Choices: "The media" "Trade unions" "Business, banks and industry" "Religious organisations/authorities" "The military/army" "Organised crime" "People who vote for the party/the parties in government" "Citizens in general" "Civic and voluntary organisations" "International organizations (e.g. United nations, International Monetary Fund)"
Data: % of "Trade unions"
Period:
Area:
25 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Finland22.9%
2 Slovenia13.8%
3 Israel12.3%
4 Norway11.8%
5 Chile11.1%
6 Belgium9.7%
7 Slovakia8.6%
8 Australia8.5%
9 Latvia8.4%
10 Czech Republic7.9%
11 France7.5%
12 Sweden7.0%
13 Denmark5.5%
14 Lithuania5.4%
15 Republic of Korea5.0%
16 Spain4.6%
17 Iceland4.4%
18 United Kingdom4.3%
19 Switzerland4.1%
20 Turkiye3.5%
21 Hungary3.2%
22 United States3.1%
23 Germany2.8%
24 New Zealand2.7%
25 Japan 1.8%

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 = 5.473340 X +6.370
Correlation coefficient (r)0.378
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.143

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 23873.397323 X +43990.630
Correlation coefficient (r)0.045
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.002

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 6.536383 X +79.846
Correlation coefficient (r)0.087
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.008

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 1.562467 X +1.514
Correlation coefficient (r)0.200
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.040

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 7.824228 X +10.399
Correlation coefficient (r)0.084
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.007