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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 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 data24
Regression equation
Y = 1862.670960 X +36325.513
Correlation coefficient (r)0.076
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.006

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.008162 X +0.764
Correlation coefficient (r)0.161
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.026

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.206946 X +0.570
Correlation coefficient (r)0.280
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.078

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