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Question: Suppose you were working and could choose between different kinds of jobs. Which of the following would you personally choose?
Choices: "Being an employee" "Being self-employed"
Data: % of "Being an employee"
Period:
Area:
24 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Finland75.3%
2 Czech Republic72.0%
3 Belgium71.6%
4 Norway71.3%
5 Sweden70.4%
6 Denmark70.3%
7 Spain69.5%
8 Japan 65.3%
9 Hungary65.1%
10 France61.5%
11 Latvia56.9%
12 Germany56.3%
13 Israel55.5%
14 United Kingdom54.8%
15 Ireland53.0%
16 Switzerland52.1%
17 Slovenia51.6%
18 Portugal48.4%
19 Australia48.0%
20 Canada46.7%
21 New Zealand46.0%
22 United States38.0%
23 Republic of Korea34.5%
24 Mexico21.3%

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 2005

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = 1.405767 X +6.021
Correlation coefficient (r)0.364
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.132

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = 27155.725213 X +34257.013
Correlation coefficient (r)0.144
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.021

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = 9.332850 X +75.433
Correlation coefficient (r)0.346
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.120

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = 0.118550 X +1.548
Correlation coefficient (r)0.043
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.002

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = -1.717806 X +11.588
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.062
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.004