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Question: To what extent do you agree or disagree? - The main advantage of marriage is that it gives financial security.
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither Agree Nor Disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
18 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Hungary49.6%
2 Austria45.5%
3 Japan 42.4%
4 Poland41.9%
5 Germany41.1%
6 Slovenia35.9%
7 Czech Republic35.4%
8 Spain33.5%
9 Israel27.1%
10 Ireland25.6%
11 Switzerland22.8%
12 United States21.5%
13 Norway20.7%
14 Italy18.2%
15 Netherlands16.4%
16 Australia16.1%
17 New Zealand15.3%
18 Canada7.8%

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

No data for 20 countries.

Source
ISSP 1994

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = -2.039190 X +7.428
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.575
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.331

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = -114595.978940 X +85621.057
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.515
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.265

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = -11.078536 X +84.209
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.454
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.206

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = -0.284830 X +1.695
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.090
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.008

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = 2.673186 X +8.927
Correlation coefficient (r)0.119
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.014