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Question: About how often do you pray?
Choices: "Never" "Less than once a year" "About once or twice a year" "Several times a year" "About once a month" "2-3 times a month" "Nearly every week" "Every week" "Several times a week" "Once a day" "Several times a day"
Data: % of "Every week" "Several times a week" "Once a day" "Several times a day"
Period:
Area:
24 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Ireland70.4%
2 Poland64.6%
3 Chile59.8%
4 Italy53.3%
5 Portugal53.1%
6 Slovakia42.4%
7 Hungary39.6%
8 Austria37.4%
9 Spain36.8%
10 Canada33.9%
11 Australia33.8%
12 Netherlands32.5%
13 Israel32.1%
14 New Zealand30.7%
15 Japan 28.2%
16 United States26.7%
17 Slovenia26.1%
18 Latvia24.0%
19 France23.2%
20 Norway21.5%
21 Czech Republic20.9%
22 Germany19.0%
23 Denmark18.0%
24 Switzerland15.3%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. 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 1998

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = -1.414801 X +7.264
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.451
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.203

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = -41272.646893 X +62106.676
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.234
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.055

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = -3.376649 X +81.611
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.155
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.024

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = -0.463808 X +1.776
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.207
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.043

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = -6.113070 X +11.832
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.330
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.109