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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 - To keep watch on the actions of government?
Choices: 1 "Not at all important" - 7 "Very important"
Data: Average score
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Chile6.27
2 United States6.19
3 Sweden5.93
4 Australia5.92
5 Netherlands5.84
6 Turkey5.82
7 United Kingdom5.71
8 Israel5.68
9 Iceland5.65
10 Norway5.64
11 Japan5.53
12 Republic of Korea5.51
13 Spain 5.47
14 Lithuania5.39
15 Denmark5.28
16 Slovenia5.27
17 Germany5.14
18 Poland5.11
19 Finland5.08
20 Austria5.01
21 Hungary4.99
22 France4.94
23 Belgium4.93
23 Switzerland4.93
25 Czech Republic4.45
26 Slovakia4.41

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 = 0.101230 X +6.224
Correlation coefficient (r)0.073
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.005

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 2650.704819 X +29039.722
Correlation coefficient (r)0.109
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.012

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 1.139851 X +74.270
Correlation coefficient (r)0.211
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.045

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.258990 X +0.292
Correlation coefficient (r)0.349
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.122

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.945537 X +17.002
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.107
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.011