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Question: How interested would you say you personally are in politics?
Choices: "Very interested" "Fairly interested" "Not very interested" "Not at all interested"
Data: % of "Very interested" "Somewhat interested"
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Germany77.7%
2 Norway66.0%
3 Netherlands65.3%
4 Japan63.3%
5 Denmark62.2%
6 Australia61.9%
7 Austria61.7%
8 Switzerland61.4%
9 France57.6%
9 Sweden57.6%
11 United States57.4%
12 United Kingdom 56.6%
13 Lithuania51.3%
14 Iceland50.3%
15 Czech Republic49.6%
16 Israel49.4%
17 Belgium49.2%
18 Republic of Korea48.1%
19 Finland44.3%
20 Spain39.3%
21 Poland36.8%
22 Slovakia36.4%
23 Slovenia35.9%
24 Hungary30.6%
25 Turkey29.6%
26 Chile13.2%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 10 countries.

Source
ISSP 2014

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 2.710291 X +5.401
Correlation coefficient (r)0.575
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.331

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 65690.761874 X +10155.668
Correlation coefficient (r)0.802
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.643

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 8.813898 X +75.962
Correlation coefficient (r)0.483
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.233

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.061042 X +1.656
Correlation coefficient (r)0.024
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.224662 X +11.794
Correlation coefficient (r)0.008
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000