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Question: How much do you agree or disagree with these statements about reading? - I read only if I have to.
Choices: "Strongly disagree" "Disagree" "Agree" "Strongly agree"
Data: % of "Agree" "Strongly agree"
Period:
Area:
38 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Netherlands62.3%
2 Chile60.0%
3 Lithuania58.7%
4 Norway56.7%
5 Belgium56.4%
5 Slovenia56.4%
7 Costa Rica56.3%
7 Denmark56.3%
9 Sweden55.6%
10 Iceland55.4%
11 United States54.2%
12 Republic of Korea53.7%
13 Australia53.0%
13 United Kingdom53.0%
15 Luxembourg52.6%
16 Switzerland52.5%
17 New Zealand51.8%
18 Austria51.7%
19 Ireland51.2%
20 Finland49.9%
21 Germany49.2%
22 Czech Republic48.5%
23 Canada47.2%
24 Greece46.8%
25 Mexico46.2%
26 Latvia44.1%
27 Slovakia43.9%
28 Estonia43.1%
29 Spain42.3%
30 France42.0%
31 Israel41.5%
32 Colombia40.7%
33 Hungary40.1%
34 Poland39.1%
35 Japan 39.0%
36 Italy37.6%
37 Portugal30.1%
38 Turkiye23.8%

Note
The data of Azerbaijan are collected only in Baku. The data of China are collected only in Beijing, Shanghai, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang.

Source
OECD PISA 2018 Compendia

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data38
Regression equation
Y = 5.100193 X +4.219
Correlation coefficient (r)0.673
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.453

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data38
Regression equation
Y = 148912.800725 X -27630.816
Correlation coefficient (r)0.433
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.187

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data38
Regression equation
Y = 10.811318 X +74.609
Correlation coefficient (r)0.242
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.059

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data38
Regression equation
Y = -0.353944 X +1.759
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.094
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.009

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data38
Regression equation
Y = 21.871445 X -0.747
Correlation coefficient (r)0.444
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.197