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Question: How important is it in a democracy that people be given more opportunities to participate in public decision-making?
Choices: 1 "Not at all important" - 7 "Very important"
Data: Average score
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Spain6.40
2 Turkey6.30
3 Hungary6.22
4 Chile6.20
5 Poland6.16
6 Lithuania 6.15
7 Germany6.11
8 United States6.08
9 Slovenia6.07
10 Republic of Korea6.01
11 Iceland5.97
12 Austria5.95
12 France5.95
14 United Kingdom5.86
15 Israel5.83
16 Sweden5.81
17 Australia5.80
17 Slovakia5.80
19 Denmark5.73
20 Finland5.67
21 Czech Republic5.59
21 Norway5.59
23 Belgium5.52
24 Netherlands5.46
25 Japan5.34
26 Switzerland5.17

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 10 countries.

Source
ISSP 2014

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -1.149532 X +13.522
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.524
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.275

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -22184.019729 X +173644.507
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.582
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.339

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -4.088775 X +104.432
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.482
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.232

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.033976 X +1.887
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.029
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.194362 X +10.766
Correlation coefficient (r)0.014
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000