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Question: Do you agree that life is only meaningful if you provide the meaning yourself?
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
8 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 France 84.0%
2 Germany83.9%
3 Republic of Korea80.9%
4 Japan76.4%
5 Sweden75.3%
6 Italy71.4%
7 United Kingdom56.4%
8 United States48.4%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 2 countries.

Source
ISSP 2018

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -0.913738 X +7.299
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.257
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.066

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -71286.955949 X +97570.859
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.632
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.399

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 14.457462 X +71.340
Correlation coefficient (r)0.744
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.554

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -0.508514 X +1.824
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.205
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.042

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 3.096845 X +8.944
Correlation coefficient (r)0.078
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.006