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Question: Do you agree that life is only meaningful if you provide the meaning yourself?
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
8 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 France84.0%
2 Germany83.9%
3 Republic of Korea 80.9%
4 Japan76.4%
5 Sweden75.3%
6 Italy71.4%
7 United Kingdom56.4%
8 United States48.4%

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 = -1.248934 X +7.587
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.291
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.085

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -42612.145092 X +76331.780
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.514
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.264

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 8.784999 X +75.680
Correlation coefficient (r)0.652
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.425

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -0.639265 X +2.015
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.277
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.077

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 6.805910 X +6.869
Correlation coefficient (r)0.195
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.038