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Question: Do you agree that there is little that people can do to change the course of their lives?
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
8 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Italy24.3%
2 Republic of Korea16.4%
3 Germany13.6%
3 Sweden13.6%
5 United States12.8%
6 United Kingdom12.7%
7 Japan12.4%
8 France 9.6%

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 = -3.095102 X +7.133
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.243
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.059

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -108633.953231 X +61284.198
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.442
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.195

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 9.941079 X +80.578
Correlation coefficient (r)0.249
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.062

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -4.154484 X +2.153
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.606
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.367

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -33.632848 X +16.627
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.325
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.106