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Question: Do you believe in hell?
Choices: "Yes, Definitely" "Yes, Probably" "No, Probably Not" "No, Definitely Not"
Data: % of "Yes, Definitely" "Yes, Probably"
Period:
Area:
9 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States72.9%
2 Italy60.5%
3 Republic of Korea46.2%
4 United Kingdom45.5%
5 Japan 42.7%
6 Australia31.8%
7 Germany23.0%
8 France17.7%
9 Sweden12.9%

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 = -1.045334 X +7.088
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.373
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.139

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 1522.817645 X +48692.379
Correlation coefficient (r)0.042
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.002

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -0.029106 X +0.831
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.360
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.130

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -0.546839 X +1.825
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.379
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.144

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 0.367027 X +11.623
Correlation coefficient (r)0.017
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000