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Question: Do you agree that life is meaningful to you only because God exists?
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
9 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States46.0%
2 Italy40.7%
3 United Kingdom24.2%
4 France19.9%
5 Republic of Korea19.4%
6 Australia18.4%
7 Germany18.1%
8 Japan11.3%
9 Sweden 8.9%

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 = -0.299827 X +6.746
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.067
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.004

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 15065.882550 X +45826.521
Correlation coefficient (r)0.258
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.067

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -0.072269 X +0.837
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.561
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.315

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -0.131979 X +1.640
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.057
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.003

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -9.475327 X +13.945
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.278
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.077