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Question: Do you agree that immigrants are generally good for your country's economy?
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
20 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Australia63.9%
2 Canada63.2%
3 Ireland56.7%
4 New Zealand50.4%
5 Austria43.4%
6 Japan 40.9%
7 Germany37.0%
8 Poland36.5%
9 United States33.9%
10 Sweden27.0%
11 Spain26.9%
12 Latvia23.6%
13 Italy21.9%
14 Slovenia21.3%
15 Netherlands17.0%
15 United Kingdom17.0%
17 Norway13.2%
18 Slovakia9.9%
19 Hungary8.6%
20 Czech Republic8.5%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany. United Kingdom: excluding Northern Ireland.

No data for 18 countries.

Source
ISSP 1995

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data20
Regression equation
Y = 0.556027 X +6.594
Correlation coefficient (r)0.232
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.054

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data20
Regression equation
Y = 53244.904577 X +30763.382
Correlation coefficient (r)0.368
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.135

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data20
Regression equation
Y = 8.680108 X +77.506
Correlation coefficient (r)0.437
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.191

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data20
Regression equation
Y = -0.074056 X +1.570
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.078
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.006

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data20
Regression equation
Y = 1.280607 X +9.809
Correlation coefficient (r)0.078
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.006