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Question: Which of the following statements best describes how your working hours are decided?
Choices: "Starting and finishing times are decided by my employer and I cannot change them on my own" "I can decide the time I start and finish work, within certain limits" "I am entirely free to decide when I start and finish work"
Data: % of "Starting and finishing times are decided by my employer and I cannot change them on my own"
Period:
Area:
27 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Hungary72.6%
2 Japan 64.2%
3 Lithuania61.9%
4 Poland61.1%
5 Spain60.2%
6 Chile59.9%
7 Latvia58.6%
8 Mexico57.6%
9 Slovakia57.5%
10 Austria56.2%
11 Estonia55.1%
12 Czech Republic53.9%
13 France52.9%
14 United Kingdom52.5%
15 Slovenia52.0%
16 Iceland50.6%
17 United States47.7%
18 Belgium47.0%
19 Australia44.6%
20 Israel42.7%
21 Germany42.5%
22 Norway42.2%
23 New Zealand39.9%
24 Switzerland35.2%
25 Finland30.7%
26 Denmark30.4%
27 Sweden29.6%

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 = -3.824034 X +8.765
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.866
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.750

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -151803.787176 X +121225.181
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.689
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.475

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -19.165330 X +89.356
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.542
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.294

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -0.746056 X +2.012
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.260
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.068

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 2.656245 X +9.311
Correlation coefficient (r)0.086
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.007