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Question: Please indicate which statement below comes closest to expressing what you believe about God.
Choices: "I don't believe in God" "I don't know whether there is a God and I don't believe there is any way to find out" "I don't believe in a personal God, but I do believe in a Higher Power of some kind" "I find myself believing in God some of the time, but not at others" "While I have doubts, I feel that I do believe in God" "I know God really exists and I have no doubts about it"
Data: % of "While I have doubts, I feel that I do believe in God" "I know God really exists and I have no doubts about it"
Period:
Area:
9 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States78.3%
2 Italy69.6%
3 United Kingdom47.2%
4 Australia43.5%
5 Republic of Korea39.4%
6 Germany38.4%
7 France 37.3%
8 Sweden24.9%
9 Japan16.4%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Belgium: Flanders only. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany. Israel: unweighted sum of Jews and Arabs. Italy: unweighted sum of 2008 and 2010 surveys. United Kingdom: excluding Northern Ireland.

No data for 1 countries.

Source
ISSP 2008

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 0.268620 X +6.560
Correlation coefficient (r)0.094
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.009

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 11299.588924 X +44330.736
Correlation coefficient (r)0.303
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.092

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -0.050992 X +0.842
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.621
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.386

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 0.005838 X +1.607
Correlation coefficient (r)0.004
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -6.592941 X +14.660
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.303
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.092