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Question: How much confidence do you have in parliament?
Choices: "Complete confidence" "A great deal of confidence" "Some confidence" "Very little confidence" "No confidence at all"
Data: % of "Complete confidence" "A great deal of confidence" "Some confidence"
Period:
Area:
30 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Switzerland85.0%
2 Denmark81.5%
3 Norway73.3%
4 Finland71.1%
5 Germany64.6%
6 Sweden63.9%
7 Slovakia63.6%
8 Netherlands63.5%
9 Turkey63.2%
10 Australia59.6%
11 Austria59.5%
12 United States58.9%
13 Spain57.7%
14 Slovenia53.8%
15 Belgium53.2%
16 France52.5%
17 New Zealand51.3%
18 Poland50.5%
19 Ireland48.5%
20 Portugal 46.7%
21 Israel46.5%
22 Italy45.0%
22 United Kingdom45.0%
24 Chile43.0%
25 Mexico40.3%
26 Hungary36.4%
27 Republic of Korea30.1%
28 Japan26.7%
29 Czech Republic23.5%
30 Latvia12.5%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Belgium: Flanders only. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany. Israel: unweighted sum of Jews and Arabs. Italy: unweighted sum of 2008 and 2010 surveys. United Kingdom: excluding Northern Ireland.

No data for 6 countries.

Source
ISSP 2008

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = 2.339433 X +5.479
Correlation coefficient (r)0.579
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.335

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = 43124.353758 X +19430.651
Correlation coefficient (r)0.566
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.320

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = 4.901280 X +77.844
Correlation coefficient (r)0.322
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.104

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = 0.088123 X +1.644
Correlation coefficient (r)0.040
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.002

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = -5.872416 X +14.062
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.274
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.075