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Question: Do you think that immigrants improve your country's society by bringing in new ideas and cultures?
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
20 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Australia87.3%
2 Canada78.9%
3 New Zealand78.4%
4 Ireland75.6%
5 Sweden69.8%
6 Germany65.4%
7 United States62.1%
8 Netherlands60.7%
9 Spain59.8%
10 Poland55.7%
11 United Kingdom54.8%
12 Norway52.1%
13 Japan 51.7%
14 Austria47.9%
15 Italy43.9%
16 Latvia33.0%
17 Slovenia32.2%
18 Czech Republic23.2%
19 Slovakia21.9%
20 Hungary19.9%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany. United Kingdom: excluding Northern Ireland.

No data for 18 countries.

Source
ISSP 1995

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data20
Regression equation
Y = 1.191061 X +6.127
Correlation coefficient (r)0.562
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.316

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data20
Regression equation
Y = 75802.608257 X +6573.229
Correlation coefficient (r)0.590
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.348

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data20
Regression equation
Y = 11.091651 X +74.242
Correlation coefficient (r)0.630
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.397

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data20
Regression equation
Y = -0.029541 X +1.563
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.035
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data20
Regression equation
Y = -1.768240 X +11.157
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.122
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.015