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Question: Do you agree or disagree that practicing a religion helps people to meet the right kind of people?
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
9 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Republic of Korea61.3%
2 United States59.1%
3 Italy52.2%
4 United Kingdom40.4%
5 Germany37.0%
6 Australia32.5%
7 France 21.2%
8 Japan21.0%
9 Sweden18.3%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Belgium: Flanders only. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany. Israel: unweighted sum of Jews and Arabs. Italy: unweighted sum of 2008 and 2010 surveys. United Kingdom: excluding Northern Ireland.

No data for 1 countries.

Source
ISSP 2008

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -0.951997 X +7.040
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.283
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.080

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -149.681911 X +49347.045
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.003
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -0.044145 X +0.837
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.454
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.206

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -0.951066 X +1.972
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.548
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.300

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 4.299390 X +10.128
Correlation coefficient (r)0.167
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.028