Tweet
Question: Do you see yourself as someone who is reserved?
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
5 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States55.3%
2 Germany50.4%
3 France49.5%
4 Japan44.8%
5 Republic of Korea 42.0%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Belgium: Flanders only. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany. Israel: unweighted sum of Jews and Arabs. United Kingdom: excluding Northern Ireland.

No data for 5 countries.

Source
ISSP 2005

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = 10.154488 X +1.601
Correlation coefficient (r)0.884
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.781

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = 217170.695147 X -58634.616
Correlation coefficient (r)0.932
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.869

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = -34.982200 X +98.711
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.831
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.691

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = 5.399101 X -1.095
Correlation coefficient (r)0.796
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.634

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = -51.264755 X +38.692
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.651
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.424