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Question: How hard he or she works at the job ? how important do you think that ought to be in deciding pay?
Choices: "Essential" "Very important" "Fairly important" "Not very important" "Not important at all"
Data: % of "Essential" "Very important"
Period:
Area:
30 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Italy88.4%
2 United States88.3%
3 Switzerland85.6%
4 Austria84.4%
5 Turkiye83.9%
6 Hungary83.2%
7 Iceland82.6%
8 Lithuania81.8%
9 Czech Republic81.7%
10 Slovakia81.6%
11 Poland81.1%
12 New Zealand81.0%
13 Chile79.6%
14 Republic of Korea79.4%
15 Portugal78.9%
16 United Kingdom76.7%
17 Germany76.3%
18 Australia76.0%
19 Latvia75.9%
20 Norway75.0%
21 Belgium74.7%
22 Japan 73.4%
23 Israel72.6%
24 Spain72.0%
25 Finland71.1%
26 Slovenia70.8%
27 Sweden68.5%
28 Estonia66.3%
29 France56.2%
30 Denmark45.6%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 8 countries.

Source
ISSP 2009

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = -2.109695 X +8.322
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.294
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.086

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = -28849.683568 X +65380.595
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.111
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.012

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = -9.553449 X +87.477
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.252
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.064

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = -0.718653 X +2.139
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.187
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.035

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = 1.621429 X +9.337
Correlation coefficient (r)0.035
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001