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Question: Do you believe in the supernatural powers of deceased ancestors?
Choices: "Yes, Definitely" "Yes, Probably" "No, Probably Not" "No, Definitely Not"
Data: % of "Yes, Definitely" "Yes, Probably"
Period:
Area:
8 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Japan54.9%
2 Italy36.7%
3 United States35.9%
4 Republic of Korea30.1%
5 France 24.0%
6 Germany22.3%
7 Sweden19.8%
8 United Kingdom18.0%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 2 countries.

Source
ISSP 2018

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -3.216054 X +7.658
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.701
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.491

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -11516.511998 X +49093.176
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.130
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.017

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 4.740509 X +80.580
Correlation coefficient (r)0.329
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.108

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -1.014912 X +1.860
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.410
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.168

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 9.834430 X +8.804
Correlation coefficient (r)0.264
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.070