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Question: During the past 4 weeks how often have you felt difficulties were piling up so high that you could not overcome them?
Choices: "Never" "Rarely" "Sometimes" "Often" "Very often"
Data: % of "Sometimes" "Often" "Very often"
Period:
Area:
7 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United Kingdom28.8%
2 Australia27.7%
3 United States24.4%
4 Japan22.6%
5 Germany22.5%
6 Sweden18.6%
7 France 16.3%

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 = 1.618047 X +6.535
Correlation coefficient (r)0.154
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.024

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 27726.402317 X +43115.460
Correlation coefficient (r)0.140
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.020

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = -11.216197 X +84.550
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.277
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.077

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = -0.856919 X +1.893
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.246
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.061

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = -33.492130 X +20.927
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.553
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.306