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Question: Who or where would you turn to first to help you if you needed to help you with administrative problems or official paperwork?
Choices: "Family members or close friends" "Other persons" "Private companies" "Public services" "Non-profit or religious organisations" "Other organisations" "No person or organisation"
Data: % of "Public services"
Period:
Area:
21 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 France46.4%
2 Finland33.5%
3 Japan32.0%
4 Mexico29.6%
5 Spain28.3%
6 Lithuania26.2%
7 Austria24.9%
8 Hungary24.4%
9 Slovakia20.2%
10 Germany19.6%
11 Denmark19.0%
12 Switzerland 16.8%
13 Czech Republic15.4%
14 United States15.3%
15 Iceland13.0%
16 Sweden12.0%
17 Slovenia11.2%
18 New Zealand10.3%
19 United Kingdom9.4%
20 Australia8.7%
21 Israel8.1%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 17 countries.

Source
ISSP 2017

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = -1.980470 X +7.326
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.353
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.125

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = -52434.128091 X +53336.572
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.259
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.067

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = -3.119514 X +81.487
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.115
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.013

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = -0.966477 X +1.914
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.268
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.072

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = 7.951239 X +11.522
Correlation coefficient (r)0.168
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.028