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Question: Do you think people with high incomes should pay a larger % of their income in taxes than those with low incomes, the same share, or a smaller share?
Choices: "Much larger share" "Larger" "The same share" "Smaller" "Much smaller share"
Data: % of "Much larger share" "Larger"
Period:
Area:
28 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Republic of Korea93.6%
2 Japan88.0%
3 Spain86.5%
4 Slovenia86.3%
5 Switzerland85.5%
6 France85.4%
7 Portugal84.6%
8 Germany84.2%
9 Finland83.5%
10 Latvia79.5%
11 Hungary78.7%
12 Austria78.0%
13 United Kingdom77.0%
14 Turkey76.5%
15 Iceland75.4%
16 Australia72.4%
17 Sweden 72.3%
18 Estonia70.7%
19 Slovakia70.5%
20 Chile69.2%
20 Norway69.2%
22 Belgium68.8%
23 Poland67.5%
24 Denmark67.2%
25 Czech Republic63.8%
26 United States63.3%
27 Israel59.1%
28 New Zealand57.7%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Belgium: unweighted sum of Flanders and Wallony. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany. United Kingdom: excluding Northern Ireland.

No data for 10 countries.

Source
ISSP 2009

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data28
Regression equation
Y = -2.043970 X +8.271
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.275
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.076

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data28
Regression equation
Y = -11708.033650 X +49195.881
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.052
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.003

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data28
Regression equation
Y = 6.494693 X +75.981
Correlation coefficient (r)0.251
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.063

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data28
Regression equation
Y = -2.002606 X +3.171
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.546
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.298

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data28
Regression equation
Y = 22.252252 X -3.511
Correlation coefficient (r)0.418
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.175