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Question: Do you agree or disagree that practicing a religion helps people to gain comfort in times of trouble or sorrow?
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
8 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States93.5%
2 Germany84.5%
3 Republic of Korea81.8%
4 Sweden80.2%
5 France 79.9%
6 United Kingdom79.8%
7 Italy75.1%
8 Japan42.0%

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 = 2.090491 X +5.075
Correlation coefficient (r)0.565
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.319

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 28514.527935 X +22734.049
Correlation coefficient (r)0.391
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.153

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -8.652027 X +88.833
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.741
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.549

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 0.471567 X +1.190
Correlation coefficient (r)0.237
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.056

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 2.775495 X +12.285
Correlation coefficient (r)0.063
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.004