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Question: During the past 4 weeks how often have you felt unhappy and depressed?
Choices: "Never" "Rarely" "Sometimes" "Often" "Very often"
Data: % of "Sometimes" "Often" "Very often"
Period:
Area:
7 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Australia42.8%
2 United Kingdom41.3%
3 Sweden34.0%
4 France 33.3%
5 United States29.6%
6 Japan28.4%
7 Germany21.1%

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 = 2.497821 X +6.032
Correlation coefficient (r)0.384
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.147

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = -36563.806565 X +63564.225
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.414
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.171

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 0.037360 X +0.805
Correlation coefficient (r)0.161
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.026

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 1.238351 X +1.321
Correlation coefficient (r)0.549
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.301

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = -6.420955 X +13.571
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.203
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.041