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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:
8 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States73.1%
2 Italy60.2%
3 United Kingdom34.1%
4 Germany32.9%
5 Republic of Korea 31.6%
6 France30.6%
7 Sweden19.8%
8 Japan12.5%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 2 countries.

Source
ISSP 2018

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 0.458455 X +6.517
Correlation coefficient (r)0.165
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.027

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 16700.974335 X +38564.441
Correlation coefficient (r)0.304
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.092

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -5.894553 X +84.335
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.671
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.450

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 0.022646 X +1.545
Correlation coefficient (r)0.015
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -6.701380 X +16.894
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.202
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.041