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Question: Indicate how much you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. "People who are better off should help friends who are less well off"
Choices: "Agree strongly" "Agree" "Neither Agree Nor Disagree" "Disagree" "Disagree strongly"
Data: % of "Agree strongly" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
8 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States59.0%
2 Italy57.6%
3 Germany54.3%
4 Canada50.9%
5 Australia47.0%
6 France 35.0%
7 United Kingdom34.5%
8 Japan20.4%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany. Israel: unweighted sum of Jews and Arabs. United Kingdom: excluding Northern Ireland.

No data for 2 countries.

Source
ISSP 2001

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 1.813264 X +6.008
Correlation coefficient (r)0.571
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.326

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 27786.774264 X +34642.355
Correlation coefficient (r)0.392
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.154

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -7.403251 X +85.257
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.575
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.331

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -0.186382 X +1.697
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.130
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.017

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -8.367054 X +14.302
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.376
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.141