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Question: How important is it in a democracy that people be given more opportunities to participate in public decision-making?
Choices: 1 "Not at all important" - 7 "Very important"
Data: Average score
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Spain6.40
2 Turkey6.30
3 Hungary6.22
4 Chile6.20
5 Poland6.16
6 Lithuania6.15
7 Germany6.11
8 United States6.08
9 Slovenia6.07
10 Republic of Korea6.01
11 Iceland5.97
12 Austria5.95
12 France5.95
14 United Kingdom5.86
15 Israel5.83
16 Sweden5.81
17 Australia5.80
17 Slovakia5.80
19 Denmark5.73
20 Finland5.67
21 Czech Republic5.59
21 Norway5.59
23 Belgium5.52
24 Netherlands5.46
25 Japan5.34
26 Switzerland 5.17

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 = -1.149532 X +13.522
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.524
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.275

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = -22444.980888 X +177850.134
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.571
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.326

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.038572 X +1.034
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.484
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.234

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.016674 X +1.783
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.014
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.194362 X +10.766
Correlation coefficient (r)0.014
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000