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Question: To what extent do the following statements apply to you? - "I Like learning new things."
Choices: "Not at all" "Very little" "To some extent" "To a high extent" "To a very high extent"
Data: % of "To a high extent" "To a very high extent"
Period:
Area:
28 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Finland89.3%
2 Sweden84.1%
3 Chile84.0%
4 Denmark83.6%
5 Spain81.6%
6 Norway81.3%
7 United States80.6%
8 France79.6%
9 Israel79.0%
10 Canada78.6%
11 Italy77.8%
12 New Zealand76.6%
13 Greece75.4%
14 Ireland68.2%
15 Netherlands67.7%
16 Austria66.8%
17 United Kingdom66.4%
18 Germany66.3%
19 Belgium64.4%
20 Turkiye63.0%
21 Czech Republic59.8%
22 Slovakia59.5%
23 Poland59.4%
24 Slovenia58.4%
25 Estonia58.0%
26 Lithuania57.6%
27 Japan 42.5%
28 Republic of Korea36.7%

No data for 10 countries.

Source
OECD, Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC)

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data28
Regression equation
Y = 2.424897 X +5.044
Correlation coefficient (r)0.489
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.239

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data28
Regression equation
Y = 69119.066381 X -3806.331
Correlation coefficient (r)0.376
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.141

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data28
Regression equation
Y = 4.978403 X +76.986
Correlation coefficient (r)0.216
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.047

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data28
Regression equation
Y = 0.887170 X +0.965
Correlation coefficient (r)0.319
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.102

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data28
Regression equation
Y = -14.488374 X +20.146
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.429
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.184