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Question: Do you see yourself as someone who is generally trusting?
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
5 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States85.5%
2 Republic of Korea76.2%
3 France 64.2%
4 Germany61.6%
5 Japan56.4%

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. United Kingdom: excluding Northern Ireland.

No data for 5 countries.

Source
ISSP 2005

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = 1.028322 X +5.743
Correlation coefficient (r)0.229
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.052

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = 33453.091319 X +27298.964
Correlation coefficient (r)0.431
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.186

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = -0.134145 X +0.910
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.750
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.562

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = -0.068557 X +1.595
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.024
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = 14.481949 X +3.919
Correlation coefficient (r)0.421
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.177