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Life
France
Life satisfaction (10 steps)6.664 (2020)
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Life satisfaction (10 steps) - male6.696 (2012-2014)
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Life satisfaction (10 steps) - female6.684 (2012-2014)
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Average Happiness (10 steps)6.6 (2000-2009)
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Inequality of happiness (standard deviation of 10-step happiness)2.16 (2000-2009)
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Life satisfaction (10 steps) gender gap1.030 (2010)
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Tertiary - Secondary gap in life satisfaction0.4 (2010)
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Extent of life satisfaction/ happiness (7 steps)4.97 (2017)
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% of those who feel very happy11.8% (2008)
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% of those who had positive affect on the previous day77.0% (2010-2012)
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% of those who report that they felt happiness on the previous day76.8% (2010-2012)
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% of those who had negative affect on the previous day26.2% (2010-2012)
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% of those who have recently felt unhappy and depressed33.3% (2017)
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% of those who have recently felt difficulties were piling up so high that they could not overcome16.3% (2017)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel happy93.5% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel lively68.9% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel proud73.1% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel joyful92.5% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel cheerful93.6% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel scared28.3% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel miserable36.9% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel afraid57.7% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who always or sometimes feel sad45.8% (2018)
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% of young people who have hope for their futhre84.2% (2018)
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% of those who think that life serves purpose82.1% (2008)
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% of those who think that life is only meaningful if they provide the meaning themselves87.7% (2008)
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% of those who are satisfied with their freedom of choice in life82.5% (2020)
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% of those who think that people cannot change the course of their lives12.6% (2008)
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% of those who think that people can change the course of their lives70.6% (2008)
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% of 15 year old students who think they usually manage one way or another92.4% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who feel proud that they have accomplished things86.6% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who feel that they can handle many things at a time67.0% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who think their belief in themselves gets them through hard times58.5% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who think they can usually find their way out of it when they are in a difficult situation75.5% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who worry about what others think of them when they are failing47.5% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who are afraid that they might not have enough talent when they are failing61.8% (2018)
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% of 15 year old students who would doubt their plans for the future when they are failing62.2% (2018)
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Suicide
France
Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)12.1 (2016)
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Suicide - all ages, male (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)17.9 (2016)
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Suicide - all ages, female (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)6.5 (2016)
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Suicide - 15-29 years (per 100,000 population)6.6 (2016)
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Suicide - 15-29 years, male (per 100,000 population)9.6 (2016)
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Suicide - 15-29 years, female (per 100,000 population)3.4 (2016)
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Suicide - 30-49 years (per 100,000 population)17.8 (2016)
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Suicide - 30-49 years, male (per 100,000 population)27.5 (2016)
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Suicide - 30-49 years, female (per 100,000 population)7.8 (2016)
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Identity
France
% of those who think that the most important identification is nationality16.1% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is occupation14.4% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is race/ethnic background6.9% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is gender20.2% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is age5.6% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is religion4.7% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is political preference2.1% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is family or marital status18.4% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is social class5.5% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is their hometown6.0% (2003)
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Belongingness
France
% of those who feel close to their town or city78.8% (2013)
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% of those who feel close to their county80.1% (2013)
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% of those who feel close to their country92.4% (2013)
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% of those who feel close to [Continent]56.8% (2013)
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% of those who feel very close to their ethnic group31.3% (2003)
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Personality
France
% of those who think they are reserved49.5% (2005)
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% of those who think they are trusting64.2% (2005)
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% of those who think they do a thorough job96.2% (2005)
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% of those who think they are relaxed45.3% (2005)
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% of those who think they have an active imagination63.0% (2005)
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% of those who think they are outgoing85.9% (2005)
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% of those who think they tend to find fault with others13.2% (2005)
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% of those who think they are lazy6.3% (2005)
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% of those who think they are nervous27.1% (2005)
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Human relations
France
% of those who think that people can be trusted or not (4 choices)40.5% (2017)
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% of those who think that only few people to trust70.4% (2006)
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% of people saying they most people can be trusted19.6% (2009)
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% of those who think that people try to be fair (4 choices)83.4% (2017)
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% of people who have relatives or friends they can count on for help in times of need92.1% (2019)
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% of those who often use their free time to establish useful contacts22.1% (2007)
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% of those who have been asked to help influence important decisions in other people's favour66.6% (2006)
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% of those who could ask others to help influence important decisions in their favour83.1% (2006)
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% of those who think that they should feel obligated to pay back the person who does a favour for them51.6% (2017)
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%of those who feel that they lack companionship27.2% (2017)
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%of those who feel that they are isolated from others22.3% (2017)
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%of those who feel that they are left out18.0% (2017)
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Friendship
France
% of those who eat or drink with friends or acquaintances once a week or more16.7% (2017)
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% of those who never eat or drink with friends or acquaintances17.4% (2017)
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%of those who make new friends or acquaintances at eating/ drinking53.5% (2017)
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% of those who live with their close friends or contact frequently58.4% (2017)
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% of those who have contact with 20 or more people in a day24.3% (2017)
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% of those who have contact with 4 or less people in a day28.1% (2017)
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% of those who mostly see people in contact face-to-face43.1% (2017)
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% of those who almost never see people in contact face-to-face6.7% (2017)
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Time spent for visiting or entertaining friends (men and women, minutes per day per person)56 (2009)
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Time spent for visiting or entertaining friends (men, minutes per day per person)53 (2009)
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Time spent for visiting or entertaining friends (women, minutes per day per person)58 (2009)
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Time spent for visiting or entertaining friends (gender difference [=men-women], minutes per day per person)-5 (2009)
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% of those who say that they would like to have more time with their friends63.6% (2005)
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% of those who say that they would like to have less time with their friends2.9% (2005)
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