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Question: On average, how often do you read the political content of a newspaper?
Choices: "Several times a day" "Once a day" "5-6 days a week" "3-4 days a week" "1-2 days a week" "Less than 1-2 days a week" "Never"
Data: % of "Several times a day" "Once a day"
(For Czech Republic "Daily" "3-4 times a week" "1-2 times a week" "Less than 1-2 times a week" "Never", The data is % of "Daily")
Period:
Area:
18 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Netherlands49.3%
2 Switzerland 45.8%
3 Finland39.3%
4 Japan37.8%
5 Republic of Korea36.2%
6 Iceland33.8%
7 Belgium31.9%
8 Denmark29.1%
9 France27.9%
10 Spain27.3%
11 Australia23.5%
12 Lithuania23.1%
13 United Kingdom22.7%
14 Turkey19.1%
15 Czech Republic17.1%
16 Hungary13.5%
17 Poland10.3%
18 Chile10.0%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 18 countries.

Source
ISSP 2014

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = 3.182425 X +5.816
Correlation coefficient (r)0.500
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.250

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data16
Regression equation
Y = 81663.815996 X +21514.744
Correlation coefficient (r)0.814
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.663

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = 0.148550 X +0.766
Correlation coefficient (r)0.639
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.408

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = -0.408750 X +1.735
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.200
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.040

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = 3.713587 X +11.473
Correlation coefficient (r)0.090
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.008