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Question: Do you agree or disagree that practicing a religion helps people to make friends?
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
9 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States83.0%
2 Australia75.3%
3 United Kingdom 72.7%
4 Sweden64.0%
5 Republic of Korea63.1%
6 Italy57.7%
7 Germany51.6%
8 France36.5%
9 Japan29.6%

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 = 1.717980 X +5.659
Correlation coefficient (r)0.545
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.297

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 17093.673814 X +39157.250
Correlation coefficient (r)0.414
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.171

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -0.060048 X +0.855
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.660
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.436

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 0.271546 X +1.449
Correlation coefficient (r)0.167
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.028

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -1.266305 X +12.517
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.053
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.003