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Question: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? "Most politicians are in politics only for what they can get out of it personally"Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Slovenia84.4%
2 Czech Republic78.4%
3 Poland77.1%
4 Slovakia74.9%
5 Spain74.6%
6 Lithuania73.8%
7 Chile65.9%
7 France65.9%
9 Republic of Korea65.0%
10 United States58.5%
11 Japan52.9%
12 Austria52.4%
13 Hungary51.5%
14 Finland51.2%
15 Belgium50.5%
16 Turkey49.9%
17 United Kingdom48.7%
18 Israel47.9%
19 Australia46.6%
20 Germany44.6%
21 Denmark32.9%
22 Switzerland 32.5%
23 Iceland32.3%
24 Netherlands29.9%
25 Sweden24.2%
26 Norway17.1%

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 = -2.132660 X +7.930
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.556
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.309

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -87472.962500 X +88717.150
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.747
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.558

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -5.657353 X +84.041
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.427
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.182

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.366277 X +1.861
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.188
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.035

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 7.208689 X +9.725
Correlation coefficient (r)0.234
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.055