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Question: If you had only one of these three choices, which of the following would you prefer?
Choices: "Work longer hours and earn more money" "Work the same number of hours and earn the same money" "Work fewer hours and earn less money"
Data: % of "Work longer hours and earn more money"
Period:
Area:
27 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Mexico60.8%
2 Lithuania60.2%
3 Slovakia48.5%
4 Poland45.1%
5 Estonia44.0%
6 France42.3%
7 Latvia41.3%
8 Hungary40.2%
9 United States38.1%
10 Israel36.1%
11 Chile34.4%
12 Japan 32.7%
13 Czech Republic30.9%
14 Slovenia30.4%
15 Spain29.4%
16 Iceland28.6%
17 United Kingdom26.4%
18 New Zealand24.9%
19 Austria24.8%
20 Belgium24.3%
21 Australia23.5%
22 Germany22.3%
23 Denmark18.2%
24 Finland16.7%
25 Switzerland16.5%
26 Norway15.7%
27 Sweden14.7%

Note
% among those who work currently. Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 11 countries.

Source
ISSP 2015

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -2.516494 X +7.652
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.651
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.424

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -131966.969486 X +87371.974
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.685
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.469

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -24.979129 X +87.765
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.808
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.653

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 0.126254 X +1.596
Correlation coefficient (r)0.050
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.003

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 3.742997 X +9.441
Correlation coefficient (r)0.138
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.019