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Question: Do you agree that life does not serve any purpose?
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Period:
Area:
8 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States91.3%
2 Japan84.3%
3 Italy82.7%
4 France80.8%
5 Germany78.7%
6 United Kingdom78.6%
7 Republic of Korea 77.2%
8 Sweden57.2%

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 = -2.218897 X +8.436
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.389
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.151

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 2527.561272 X +42725.768
Correlation coefficient (r)0.022
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -6.554693 X +87.331
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.364
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.132

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -0.408751 X +1.876
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.133
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.018

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -4.849895 X +18.249
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.071
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.005