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Question: Do you believe in heaven?
Choices: "Yes, Definitely" "Yes, Probably" "No, Probably Not" "No, Definitely Not"
Data: % of "Yes, Definitely" "Yes, Probably"
Period:
Area:
8 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States80.8%
2 Italy55.5%
3 Japan46.0%
4 Republic of Korea 40.5%
5 United Kingdom40.2%
6 Germany32.7%
7 France29.4%
8 Sweden22.5%

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 = -0.538400 X +6.920
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.175
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.031

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 19750.998766 X +37031.941
Correlation coefficient (r)0.332
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.110

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -5.156696 X +84.253
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.533
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.284

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -0.222598 X +1.650
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.134
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.018

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 0.742064 X +11.453
Correlation coefficient (r)0.030
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001