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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 Sweden 5.93
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 Spain5.47
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 12 countries.

Source
ISSP 2014

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.052869 X +7.080
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.037
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 7039.796278 X +4237.113
Correlation coefficient (r)0.160
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.026

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 1.089921 X +75.158
Correlation coefficient (r)0.219
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.048

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.157282 X +0.819
Correlation coefficient (r)0.214
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.046

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -2.195416 X +25.391
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.189
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.036