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Question: Which problem, if any, do you think is the most important for your country as a whole?
Choices: "Air pollution" "Chemicals and pesticides" "Water shortage" "Water pollution" "Nuclear waste" "Domestic waste disposal" "Climate change" "Genetically modified foods" "Using up our natural resources" "None of these" ("Disorderly way of regional development" for Republic of Korea)
Data: % of "Water pollution"
Period:
Area:
29 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 New Zealand27.3%
2 Mexico21.2%
3 Sweden19.7%
4 Finland19.6%
5 Canada18.5%
6 Portugal16.0%
7 Denmark15.6%
8 Slovenia15.0%
9 Republic of Korea13.9%
10 Belgium12.7%
11 Latvia11.3%
12 France11.2%
13 United States10.8%
14 Slovakia10.5%
15 Chile9.4%
16 Turkiye9.3%
17 Norway8.8%
18 Israel8.4%
18 Spain8.4%
20 Lithuania8.2%
21 Czech Republic7.0%
22 Iceland6.2%
23 Austria5.7%
24 Netherlands5.5%
25 Australia5.3%
26 United Kingdom4.7%
27 Germany4.5%
28 Switzerland4.1%
29 Japan 2.9%

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 = 0.612356 X +6.719
Correlation coefficient (r)0.056
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.003

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data29
Regression equation
Y = -69010.477091 X +53331.197
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.175
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.031

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data29
Regression equation
Y = -7.817677 X +81.212
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.128
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.016

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data29
Regression equation
Y = -0.245871 X +1.641
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.043
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.002

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data29
Regression equation
Y = 5.718852 X +9.876
Correlation coefficient (r)0.082
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.007