Tweet
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 "Your current or previous occupation (or being a homemaker)"
Period:
Area:
9 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Japan22.5%
2 Germany19.5%
3 Republic of Korea 19.2%
4 Australia15.8%
5 United States15.5%
6 Sweden14.9%
7 France14.4%
8 United Kingdom13.4%
9 Canada11.8%

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 = -10.834309 X +8.580
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.666
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.444

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -68964.931309 X +58233.161
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.244
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.060

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 18.109183 X +79.153
Correlation coefficient (r)0.376
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.141

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -4.330080 X +2.302
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.534
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.285

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 76.775127 X +2.238
Correlation coefficient (r)0.456
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.208