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Question: There are different opinions as to what it takes to be a good citizen. As far as you are concerned personally, how important is it - Always to vote in elections?
Choices: 1 "Not at all important" - 7 "Very important"
Data: Average score
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Turkey6.56
2 Denmark6.39
3 Norway6.31
4 Sweden6.25
5 Iceland6.15
6 Australia6.10
7 France6.07
8 Republic of Korea6.01
9 United States5.96
10 Lithuania5.87
11 Netherlands5.80
12 Hungary5.72
13 Israel5.67
14 Finland5.61
15 Switzerland5.57
16 Spain5.55
17 Austria5.54
18 Japan5.53
19 Poland5.50
20 United Kingdom5.49
21 Slovenia5.48
22 Chile5.36
23 Germany5.34
24 Belgium5.31
25 Czech Republic5.22
26 Slovakia 4.93

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 = 0.208535 X +5.572
Correlation coefficient (r)0.124
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.015

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 7987.177898 X -2539.838
Correlation coefficient (r)0.274
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.075

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.690837 X +76.445
Correlation coefficient (r)0.107
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.011

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.248772 X +0.259
Correlation coefficient (r)0.279
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.078

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.492284 X +9.081
Correlation coefficient (r)0.046
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.002