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Question: What best describes you?
Choices: "I follow a religion and consider myself to be a spiritual person interested in the sacred or the supernatural." "I follow a religion, but don't consider myself to be a spiritual person interested in the sacred or the supernatural." "I don't follow a religion, but consider myself to be a spiritual person interested in the sacred or the supernatural." "I don't follow a religion and don't consider myself to be a spiritual person interested in the sacred or the supernatural."
Data: % of "I follow a religion and consider myself to be a spiritual person interested in the sacred or the supernatural." and "I don't follow a religion, but consider myself to be a spiritual person interested in the sacred or the supernatural."
Period:
Area:
9 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States64.7%
2 Australia47.2%
3 Japan45.1%
4 Italy40.7%
5 United Kingdom38.2%
6 France30.9%
7 Sweden 29.7%
8 Republic of Korea24.3%
9 Germany21.3%

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. Italy: unweighted sum of 2008 and 2010 surveys. United Kingdom: excluding Northern Ireland.

No data for 1 countries.

Source
ISSP 2008

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 0.325341 X +6.554
Correlation coefficient (r)0.078
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.006

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 22423.984259 X +40766.394
Correlation coefficient (r)0.413
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.171

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -0.047475 X +0.838
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.396
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.157

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 0.549562 X +1.401
Correlation coefficient (r)0.257
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.066

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -1.497185 X +12.336
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.047
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.002