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Question: In general, which in the following list is most important to you in describing who you are?
Choices: "Your current or previous occupation (or being a homemaker)" "Your race/ethnic background" "Your gender (that is, being a man/woman)" "Your age group (that is, Young, Middle Age, Old)" "Your religion (or being agnostic or atheist)" "Your preferred political party, group, or movement"? "Your nationality" "Your family or marital status (that is, son/daughter, mother/father, grandfather/grandmother, husband/wife, widower/widow, not married, or other similar)" "Your social class (that is upper, middle, lower, working, or similar categories)" "The part of country that you live in"
Data: % of "Your nationality"
Period:
Area:
9 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 France 16.1%
2 Japan15.3%
3 Canada10.1%
4 United Kingdom9.6%
5 Australia8.5%
6 Republic of Korea6.4%
7 Sweden5.9%
8 Germany4.7%
9 United States2.4%

Note
Others/ 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 1 countries.

Source
ISSP 2003

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -4.422861 X +7.183
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.364
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.132

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -94340.052058 X +58103.182
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.630
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.397

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 0.240945 X +0.798
Correlation coefficient (r)0.718
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.516

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 0.492983 X +1.585
Correlation coefficient (r)0.083
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.007

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -4.454371 X +12.702
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.057
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.003