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Question: On the whole, do you think it should or should not be the government's responsibility to provide a decent standard of living for the old?
Choices: "Definately should be" "Probably should be" "Probably should not be" "Definately should not be"
Data: % of "Definately should be" "Probably should be"
Period:
Area:
25 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Norway99.3%
1 Spain99.3%
3 Iceland99.1%
4 Slovenia98.6%
5 Latvia98.0%
6 Slovakia97.6%
7 Sweden97.3%
8 Finland97.2%
9 Chile96.6%
10 Hungary96.4%
11 New Zealand96.3%
12 France96.2%
13 Germany96.1%
14 Belgium95.5%
14 Denmark95.5%
16 United Kingdom95.4%
17 Czech Republic94.9%
18 Israel94.7%
19 Australia94.1%
20 Lithuania92.9%
21 Switzerland91.7%
22 Turkiye90.8%
23 United States 88.3%
24 Republic of Korea84.0%
25 Japan76.3%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 13 countries.

Source
ISSP 2016

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 4.979638 X +2.074
Correlation coefficient (r)0.373
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.139

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 16243.742302 X +29871.143
Correlation coefficient (r)0.037
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = -9.739049 X +89.826
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.179
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.032

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 1.463475 X +0.221
Correlation coefficient (r)0.219
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.048

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = -30.081236 X +42.262
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.267
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.071