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Question: How much do you agree with these statements about learning mathematics? - I wish I did not have to study mathematics.
Choices: "Agree a lot" "Agree a little" "Disagree a little" "Disagree a lot"
Data: % of "Agree a lot"
Period:
Area:
18 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Turkiye27.9%
2 Republic of Korea22.4%
3 Sweden21.3%
4 United States21.2%
5 Ireland20.9%
6 Israel20.7%
7 Hungary20.4%
8 Italy20.3%
9 Norway20.2%
10 Australia17.9%
11 Chile17.4%
12 France15.8%
13 Portugal15.6%
14 United Kingdom15.2%
15 New Zealand15.0%
16 Finland13.9%
17 Lithuania13.0%
18 Japan 11.3%

Note
United Kingdom: England only.

No data for 20 countries.

Source
TIMSS 2019 > International Database > TIMSS 2019 Data Almanacs - Grade 8

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = -6.886277 X +7.912
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.376
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.141

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = 64801.989043 X +34835.179
Correlation coefficient (r)0.097
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.009

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = -14.789131 X +83.448
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.185
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.034

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = 2.443642 X +1.156
Correlation coefficient (r)0.233
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.054

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data18
Regression equation
Y = -34.236615 X +16.818
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.285
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.081