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Question: How much enjoyment do you get from taking part in physical activities such as sports, going to the gym, going for a walk?
Choices: "No enjoyment" "Not much enjoyment" "Some enjoyment" "A fair amount of enjoyment" "A great amount of enjoyment" "I never do that"
Data: % of "A fair amount of enjoyment" "A great amount of enjoyment"
Period:
Area:
24 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Norway79.5%
2 New Zealand76.8%
3 Switzerland70.0%
4 Finland69.7%
5 Australia68.0%
6 Sweden67.7%
7 United Kingdom64.8%
8 France64.5%
9 Belgium60.2%
10 Ireland59.4%
11 Germany58.4%
12 United States58.3%
13 Latvia54.2%
14 Czech Republic53.3%
15 Austria52.7%
16 Slovenia51.9%
17 Slovakia46.1%
18 Israel44.7%
19 Republic of Korea43.9%
20 Mexico42.4%
21 Chile36.5%
22 Poland32.2%
23 Japan 28.5%
24 Hungary27.9%

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

No data for 14 countries.

Source
ISSP 2007

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = 2.521500 X +5.404
Correlation coefficient (r)0.748
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.560

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = 115613.041413 X -16898.110
Correlation coefficient (r)0.682
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.465

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = 8.409406 X +75.858
Correlation coefficient (r)0.427
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.182

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = -0.078284 X +1.646
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.033
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = 0.327817 X +10.713
Correlation coefficient (r)0.014
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000