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Question: If you had only one of these three choices, which of the following would you prefer?
Choices: "Work longer hours and earn more money" "Work the same number of hours and earn the same money" "Work fewer hours and earn less money"
Data: % of "Work fewer hours and earn less money"
Period:
Area:
27 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Sweden15.7%
2 Switzerland11.4%
3 Japan 10.6%
4 Australia10.4%
5 Finland9.7%
6 Germany9.4%
7 Spain9.3%
8 United Kingdom9.2%
9 Denmark8.9%
10 Mexico8.3%
11 Norway8.2%
12 Israel7.7%
13 New Zealand7.5%
14 Belgium7.3%
15 Iceland6.5%
16 Chile5.8%
16 Czech Republic5.8%
16 Slovenia5.8%
19 Austria5.7%
20 France4.7%
21 United States4.5%
22 Latvia4.3%
23 Poland2.2%
24 Hungary2.1%
25 Estonia1.8%
26 Lithuania1.7%
26 Slovakia1.7%

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 = 7.108270 X +6.350
Correlation coefficient (r)0.499
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.249

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 337974.030746 X +21492.717
Correlation coefficient (r)0.476
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.227

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 75.457946 X +74.504
Correlation coefficient (r)0.662
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.438

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 0.416408 X +1.608
Correlation coefficient (r)0.045
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.002

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -28.412277 X +12.608
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.285
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.081