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Question: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? - People like me don't have any say about what the government does.
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
27 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Slovenia74.2%
2 Italy69.6%
3 Slovakia66.7%
4 France64.4%
5 Czech Republic61.9%
6 Spain60.7%
7 Austria58.0%
8 Ireland57.9%
9 Israel55.0%
10 Estonia53.0%
11 Belgium50.0%
12 Japan49.8%
13 Poland48.4%
14 United Kingdom47.6%
15 Canada43.4%
16 Germany43.3%
17 Netherlands38.7%
18 Republic of Korea38.5%
19 New Zealand36.7%
20 United States 36.3%
21 Norway34.1%
22 Sweden31.1%
23 Denmark30.7%
24 Finland30.3%
25 Chile20.9%
26 Greece15.7%
27 Lithuania12.3%

No data for 11 countries.

Source
OECD, Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC)

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -0.241052 X +6.915
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.074
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.005

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -6102.950664 X +47915.129
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.048
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.002

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 1.326426 X +80.215
Correlation coefficient (r)0.093
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.009

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 0.291003 X +1.413
Correlation coefficient (r)0.142
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.020

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -4.921847 X +15.344
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.146
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.021