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Question: Which one of these do you think should be the country's highest priority?
Choices: "Maintain order in the nation" "Give people more say in government decisions" "Fight rising prices" "Protect freedom of speech"
Data: % of "Protect freedom of speech"
Period:
Area:
25 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Switzerland19.5%
2 Denmark17.7%
3 Germany17.1%
4 Norway16.8%
5 United States 15.6%
6 Sweden15.1%
7 Czech Republic12.5%
8 Canada11.4%
9 Mexico11.3%
10 Austria11.2%
11 Belgium10.9%
11 Spain10.9%
13 Chile10.8%
14 France10.3%
15 United Kingdom10.2%
16 Israel10.0%
17 Turkey9.8%
18 Finland9.5%
19 New Zealand9.0%
19 Republic of Korea9.0%
21 Slovakia5.5%
22 Slovenia5.1%
23 Latvia4.1%
24 Japan3.6%
25 Lithuania1.2%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 12 countries.

Source
ISSP 2010

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 8.644612 X +5.835
Correlation coefficient (r)0.587
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.345

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 311895.926862 X +7054.281
Correlation coefficient (r)0.690
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.476

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 21.009411 X +78.387
Correlation coefficient (r)0.353
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.125

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 0.388836 X +1.649
Correlation coefficient (r)0.048
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.002

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = -47.617759 X +16.803
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.473
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.224