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Question: How much of your past work experience and /or job skills can you make use of in your present job?
Choices: "Almost none" "A little" "A lot" "Almost all"
Data: % of "A lot" "Almost all"
Period:
Area:
27 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Sweden89.5%
2 Switzerland81.4%
3 Germany80.5%
4 Denmark80.0%
5 New Zealand78.2%
6 Australia77.2%
7 Austria76.7%
8 Norway74.3%
9 Slovenia73.8%
10 United Kingdom72.4%
11 United States71.0%
12 Chile68.9%
13 Iceland68.6%
14 Finland67.3%
15 Czech Republic64.8%
16 Latvia64.3%
17 France63.7%
18 Israel63.3%
19 Belgium62.6%
20 Estonia61.1%
21 Hungary60.9%
22 Slovakia60.8%
23 Spain55.9%
24 Japan 55.3%
25 Poland53.1%
26 Lithuania52.1%
27 Mexico51.2%

Note
% among those who work currently. Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 11 countries.

Source
ISSP 2015

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 3.014136 X +4.798
Correlation coefficient (r)0.620
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.384

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 153764.950562 X -59355.414
Correlation coefficient (r)0.634
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.402

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 21.198378 X +65.348
Correlation coefficient (r)0.545
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.297

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 0.268188 X +1.455
Correlation coefficient (r)0.085
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.007

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -1.602457 X +11.734
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.047
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.002