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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 "The part of country that you live in"
Period:
Area:
9 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Japan7.3%
2 France 6.0%
3 Canada5.6%
4 Germany5.5%
5 Republic of Korea5.2%
6 United States3.8%
7 Australia3.2%
8 Sweden2.7%
9 United Kingdom2.4%

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 = -21.091422 X +7.788
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.640
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.410

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -267304.838231 X +59354.013
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.467
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.218

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 36.405462 X +80.424
Correlation coefficient (r)0.373
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.139

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -6.777976 X +1.908
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.412
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.170

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 91.436628 X +10.541
Correlation coefficient (r)0.268
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.072