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Question: Do you see yourself as someone who is generally trusting?
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
5 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States85.5%
2 Republic of Korea 76.2%
3 France64.2%
4 Germany61.6%
5 Japan56.4%

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 = 0.720960 X +6.020
Correlation coefficient (r)0.144
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.021

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = 53545.167093 X +9095.634
Correlation coefficient (r)0.516
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.266

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = -12.341366 X +90.468
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.670
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.449

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = -0.229333 X +1.676
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.077
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.006

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = 25.066023 X -0.020
Correlation coefficient (r)0.455
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.207