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Question: Thinking about the future of (survey country), please tell me whether you feel generally optimistic or generally pessimistic about the following areas. How about the availability of well-paying jobs?
Choices: "Optimistic" "Pessimistic"
Data: % of "Optimistic"
Period:
Area:
21 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Sweden73.2%
2 Netherlands72.2%
3 United States63.6%
4 Canada60.2%
5 Germany60.1%
6 Czech Republic59.9%
7 Poland53.3%
8 Australia52.5%
9 Israel51.7%
10 Mexico43.1%
11 Hungary42.2%
12 United Kingdom42.1%
13 Slovakia39.5%
14 Lithuania35.7%
15 Japan 33.6%
16 France33.0%
17 Turkiye30.5%
18 Republic of Korea29.2%
19 Italy25.1%
20 Spain23.3%
21 Greece17.0%

Note
Neither/ Don't know/ Refused are excluded.

No data for 17 countries.

Source
Pew Research Center "Global Attitudes Survey" Spring 2019.

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = 2.673411 X +5.361
Correlation coefficient (r)0.673
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.453

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = 69754.178426 X +6063.723
Correlation coefficient (r)0.610
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.372

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = -0.228181 X +79.631
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.009
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = 0.849743 X +1.211
Correlation coefficient (r)0.332
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.110

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = 5.738811 X +7.046
Correlation coefficient (r)0.191
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.036