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Question: Indicate how much you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. "People who are better off should help friends who are less well off"
Choices: "Agree strongly" "Agree" "Neither Agree Nor Disagree" "Disagree" "Disagree strongly"
Data: % of "Agree strongly" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
8 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States59.0%
2 Italy57.6%
3 Germany54.3%
4 Canada50.9%
5 Australia47.0%
6 France35.0%
7 United Kingdom 34.5%
8 Japan20.4%

Note
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 2 countries.

Source
ISSP 2001

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 1.642091 X +6.031
Correlation coefficient (r)0.450
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.203

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 25445.041387 X +38147.330
Correlation coefficient (r)0.505
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.255

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -0.069013 X +0.850
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.553
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.306

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -0.184587 X +1.719
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.123
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.015

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -8.367054 X +14.302
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.376
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.141