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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 = -123952.679065 X +62598.924
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.494
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.244

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 9.668569 X +80.768
Correlation coefficient (r)0.241
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.058

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)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -27.239919 X +18.354
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.180
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.032