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Question: On average, how often do you watch political news on television?
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 Spain70.6%
2 Turkey61.7%
3 Lithuania60.9%
4 Japan60.5%
5 Republic of Korea58.0%
6 Hungary57.9%
7 Czech Republic55.0%
8 Netherlands51.3%
9 Switzerland 46.1%
10 France43.9%
11 Denmark43.5%
12 Finland41.5%
13 Iceland41.0%
14 Australia39.9%
15 Poland39.0%
16 Belgium38.7%
17 Chile32.9%
18 United Kingdom32.3%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 20 countries.

Source
ISSP 2014

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = -3.427581 X +8.365
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.489
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.239

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = -64756.094642 X +71043.420
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.329
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.108

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = -2.880977 X +82.389
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.124
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.015

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = -0.634869 X +1.914
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.302
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.091

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = 10.190760 X +8.709
Correlation coefficient (r)0.183
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.033