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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 Japan 7.3%
2 France6.0%
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 = -21.902196 X +7.810
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.655
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.429

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -132073.315524 X +55941.619
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.321
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.103

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 0.416592 X +0.799
Correlation coefficient (r)0.451
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.203

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -7.761947 X +1.987
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.477
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.228

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 72.469576 X +8.953
Correlation coefficient (r)0.335
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.112