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Life
Sweden
Life satisfaction (10 steps)7.353 (2020)
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Life satisfaction (10 steps) - male7.328 (2012-2014)
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Life satisfaction (10 steps) - female7.417 (2012-2014)
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Average Happiness (10 steps)7.8 (2000-2009)
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Inequality of happiness (standard deviation of 10-step happiness)1.73 (2000-2009)
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Life satisfaction (10 steps) gender gap1.000 (2010)
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Tertiary - Secondary gap in life satisfaction0.1 (2010)
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Extent of happiness (7 steps)5.25 (2012)
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% of those who feel very happy28.2% (2008)
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% of those who had positive affect on the previous day83.4% (2010-2012)
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% of those who report that they felt happiness on the previous day79.1% (2010-2012)
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% of those who had negative affect on the previous day18.3% (2010-2012)
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Daily life affect65.1% (2010-2012)
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% of young people who have hope for their futhre90.8% (2013)
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% of those who think that life serves purpose63.7% (2008)
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% of those who think that life is only meaningful if they provide the meaning themselves76.8% (2008)
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% of those who are satisfied with their freedom of choice in life93.9% (2020)
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% of those who think that people cannot change the course of their lives17.2% (2008)
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% of those who think that people can change the course of their lives64.8% (2008)
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Suicide
Sweden
Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)11.7 (2016)
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Suicide - all ages, male (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)15.8 (2016)
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Suicide - all ages, female (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)7.4 (2016)
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Suicide - 15-29 years (per 100,000 population)11.6 (2016)
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Suicide - 15-29 years, male (per 100,000 population)15.6 (2016)
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Suicide - 15-29 years, female (per 100,000 population)7.3 (2016)
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Suicide - 30-49 years (per 100,000 population)15.9 (2016)
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Suicide - 30-49 years, male (per 100,000 population)22.6 (2016)
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Suicide - 30-49 years, female (per 100,000 population)9.0 (2016)
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Identity
Sweden
% of those who think that the most important identification is nationality5.9% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is occupation14.9% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is race/ethnic background0.9% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is gender13.8% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is age4.5% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is religion2.3% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is political preference1.4% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is family or marital status52.5% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is social class0.9% (2003)
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% of those who think that the most important identification is their hometown2.7% (2003)
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Belongingness
Sweden
% of those who feel close to their town or city74.9% (2013)
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% of those who feel close to their county75.1% (2013)
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% of those who feel close to their country86.3% (2013)
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% of those who feel close to [Continent]51.9% (2013)
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Personality
Sweden
Human relations
Sweden
% of those who think that people can be trusted or not (4 choices)73.7% (2014)
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% of those who think that only few people to trust63.8% (2006)
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% of people saying they most people can be trusted55.1% (2010)
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% of those who think that people try to be fair (4 choices)73.0% (2014)
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% of people who have relatives or friends they can count on for help in times of need93.1% (2019)
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% of those who often use their free time to establish useful contacts13.8% (2007)
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% of those who have been asked to help influence important decisions in other people's favour72.4% (2006)
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% of those who could ask others to help influence important decisions in their favour75.4% (2006)
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Friendship
Sweden
% of those who get together with friends in their free time several times a week or more36.4% (2007)
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% of those who get much enjoyment from getting together with friends88.7% (2007)
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% of those who have contact with 20 or more people in a day26.4% (2014)
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% of those who have contact with 4 or less people in a day21.0% (2014)
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Time spent for visiting or entertaining friends (men and women, minutes per day per person)31 (2010)
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Time spent for visiting or entertaining friends (men, minutes per day per person)27 (2010)
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Time spent for visiting or entertaining friends (women, minutes per day per person)32 (2010)
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Time spent for visiting or entertaining friends (gender difference [=men-women], minutes per day per person)-4 (2010)
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% of Grade 4 students who play or talk with friends for less than 1 hour per day16.6% (2007)
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% of Grade 4 students who play or talk with friends for more than 2 hours per day66.1% (2007)
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% of Grade 8 students who play or talk with friends for less than 1 hour per day15.2% (2007)
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% of Grade 8 students who play or talk with friends for more than 2 hours per day61.2% (2007)
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% of those who say that they would like to have more time with their friends68.2% (2005)
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% of those who say that they would like to have less time with their friends1.5% (2005)
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% of those who think that they should prioritize friendship over justice17.2% (1998)
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% of those who would prioritize friendship over justice20.0% (1998)
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Denomination
Sweden
Christian, % of population87.0% (2012)
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Protestant, % of population87.0% (2012)
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Attitude toward religion
Sweden
% of those who think that they are at least somewhat religious18.8% (2008)
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% of those who think that there is truth only in one religion7.0% (2008)
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% of those who think that there is very little truth in any religion26.5% (2008)
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% of those who believe in religious miracles24.9% (2008)
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% of those who think that practicing a religion helps people to find inner peace and happiness75.5% (2008)
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% of those who think that practicing a religion helps people to make friends64.0% (2008)
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% of those who think that practicing a religion helps people to gain comfort in times of trouble or sorrow85.6% (2008)
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% of those who think that practicing a religion helps people to meet the right kind of people18.3% (2008)
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% of those who think that we trust too much in science and not enough in religious faith10.2% (2008)
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% of those who think that religions bring more conflict than peace79.8% (2008)
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% of those who think that people with very strong religious beliefs are often too intolerant of others67.1% (2008)
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% of those who think that we must respect all religions66.0% (2008)
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% of those who accept a person from a different religion or with a very different religious view from theirs marrying a relative of theirs76.9% (2008)
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% of those who accept a person from a different religion or with a very different religious view from theirs being a candidate of the political party they prefer73.5% (2008)
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% of those who think religious extremists should be allowed to publish books expressing their views64.6% (2008)
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% of those who believe in God (6 choices)24.9% (2008)
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% of those who think that there is a God who concerns Himself with every human being personally22.0% (2008)
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% of those who think that life is meaningful only because God exists8.9% (2008)
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% of those who have their own way of connecting with God36.6% (2008)
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Religious group
Sweden
% of those who participate in the activities of a church or other religious organisation at least once a month6.9% (2007)
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% of those who belong to religious organisations54.8% (2014)
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% of those who have confidence in churches and religious organizations56.2% (2008)
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% of those who think that religious organisations/authorities have the most influence on the actions of the government0.3% (2016)
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% of those who think that religious leaders should not try to influence how people vote in elections74.1% (2008)
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% of those who think that religious leaders should not try to influence government decisions66.8% (2008)
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% of those who think that churches and religious organizations in their country have too much power25.1% (2008)
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% of those who think that all religious groups in their country should have equal rights50.2% (2008)
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% of those who think that religious extremists should be allowed to hold public meetings50.7% (2014)
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Religious activities
Sweden
% of those who pray at least once a week12.6% (2008)
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% of those who take part in the activities or organizations of a church or place of worship other than attending services at least once or twice a year28.3% (2008)
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% of those who have for religious reasons in their home a shrine, altar, or a religious object on display such as an icon, retablos, mezuzah, menorah, or crucifix8.5% (2008)
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% of those who visit a holy place for religious reasons such as going to shrine/ temple/church/mosque at least once or twice a year22.4% (2008)
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Supernatural
Sweden
% of those who consider themselves to be a spiritual person interested in the sacred or the supernatural29.7% (2008)
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% of those who believe in life after death (4 choices)43.2% (2008)
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% of those who believe in heaven (4 choices)27.7% (2008)
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% of those who believe in hell (4 choices)12.9% (2008)
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% of those who believe in reincarnation20.8% (2008)
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% of those who believe in nirvana9.0% (2008)
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% of those who believe in the supernatural powers of deceased ancestors20.6% (2008)
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