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Question: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement: "Most politicians are in politics only for what they can get out of it personally."
Choices: "Agree strongly" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Disagree strongly"
Data: % of "Agree strongly" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
25 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Latvia83.7%
2 Lithuania82.3%
3 Mexico81.1%
4 Slovenia80.2%
5 Turkey77.3%
6 Slovakia75.9%
7 Republic of Korea72.9%
8 Czech Republic69.8%
9 Spain67.3%
10 France66.6%
11 Chile65.4%
12 Austria63.4%
13 Japan62.0%
14 Israel60.9%
15 Germany58.5%
16 Finland57.0%
17 United Kingdom53.8%
18 Belgium53.6%
19 United States52.2%
20 Switzerland 44.5%
21 Canada40.5%
22 New Zealand37.1%
23 Denmark33.7%
24 Sweden32.4%
25 Norway22.9%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 13 countries.

Source
ISSP 2010

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = -2.838062 X +8.459
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.718
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.516

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = -97461.790971 X +98168.551
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.806
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.650

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = -9.046783 X +86.186
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.580
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.336

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 0.066224 X +1.651
Correlation coefficient (r)0.031
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 6.478736 X +9.594
Correlation coefficient (r)0.183
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.033