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Question: Thinking now about politics in the country, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - "Referendums are a good way to decide important political questions"
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Switzerland 87.2%
2 Germany76.0%
3 Republic of Korea74.5%
4 Denmark74.2%
5 Iceland73.7%
6 Spain73.6%
7 France72.6%
8 Norway69.8%
9 Australia69.7%
10 Austria69.4%
11 Poland67.9%
12 Sweden66.9%
13 Czech Republic65.4%
14 Israel61.8%
15 Finland61.7%
16 Netherlands61.6%
17 Japan61.2%
18 United Kingdom61.0%
19 Chile60.7%
20 Belgium59.8%
21 Lithuania59.2%
22 Slovakia59.1%
23 United States53.3%
24 Turkey53.2%
25 Slovenia47.4%
26 Hungary44.4%

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 = 3.322128 X +4.642
Correlation coefficient (r)0.455
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.207

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 122703.578493 X -37367.439
Correlation coefficient (r)0.551
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.304

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 14.636021 X +71.544
Correlation coefficient (r)0.581
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.338

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.705844 X +2.124
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.190
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.036

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -2.219728 X +15.000
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.038
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001