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Question: Please indicate which statement below comes closest to expressing what you believe about God.
Choices: "I don't believe in God" "I don't know whether there is a God and I don't believe there is any way to find out" "I don't believe in a personal God, but I do believe in a Higher Power of some kind" "I find myself believing in God some of the time, but not at others" "While I have doubts, I feel that I do believe in God" "I know God really exists and I have no doubts about it"
Data: % of "While I have doubts, I feel that I do believe in God" "I know God really exists and I have no doubts about it"
Period:
Area:
6 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States82.3%
2 Canada64.6%
3 United Kingdom46.0%
4 Germany34.2%
5 Sweden25.8%
6 Japan 12.9%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. 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 4 countries.

Source
ISSP 2008

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data6
Regression equation
Y = 0.924748 X +6.497
Correlation coefficient (r)0.449
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.202

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data6
Regression equation
Y = 14314.453363 X +45512.030
Correlation coefficient (r)0.510
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.260

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data6
Regression equation
Y = -0.058279 X +0.841
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.806
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.650

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data6
Regression equation
Y = 0.175392 X +1.574
Correlation coefficient (r)0.259
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.067

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data6
Regression equation
Y = -0.387328 X +11.305
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.038
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001