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Question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole nowadays?
Choices: "Completely satisfied" "Very satisfied" "Fairly satisfied" "Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied" "Fairly dissatisfied" "Very dissatisfied" "Completely dissatisfied"
Average score (as "Completely satisfied"=7 "Very satisfied"=6 "Fairly satisfied"=5 "Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied"=4 "Fairly dissatisfied"=3 "Very dissatisfied"=2 "Completely dissatisfied"=1)
Period:
Area:
7 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States5.49
2 Sweden5.42
3 Germany5.38
4 Australia5.26
5 United Kingdom5.23
6 France 4.97
7 Japan4.71

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 3 countries.

Source
ISSP 2017

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 1.521493 X -1.018
Correlation coefficient (r)0.889
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.790

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 24831.281702 X -79094.076
Correlation coefficient (r)0.756
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.572

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = -4.957009 X +107.662
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.754
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.569

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 0.208184 X +0.611
Correlation coefficient (r)0.367
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.135

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = -2.949709 X +26.821
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.343
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.118