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Question: What do you think about a married person having sexual relations with someone other than his or her husband or wife?
Choices: "Always wrong" "Almost always wrong" "Wrong only sometimes" "Not wrong at all"
Data: % of "Always wrong"
Period:
Area:
30 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Turkiye92.2%
2 United States79.8%
3 Israel77.4%
4 Chile73.7%
5 Republic of Korea73.3%
6 Poland68.5%
7 New Zealand65.9%
8 Spain65.6%
9 Mexico65.5%
10 Ireland64.6%
11 Australia64.4%
12 United Kingdom64.1%
13 Portugal63.4%
14 Sweden61.2%
15 Slovakia60.2%
16 Finland60.0%
17 Denmark59.0%
18 Norway57.1%
19 Netherlands54.0%
20 Slovenia51.5%
21 Germany49.7%
22 Italy49.6%
23 Belgium49.1%
24 Latvia48.1%
25 Japan 47.6%
26 Hungary46.5%
27 Switzerland45.4%
28 France40.9%
29 Austria39.3%
30 Czech Republic37.5%

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. Italy: unweighted sum of 2008 and 2010 surveys. United Kingdom: excluding Northern Ireland.

No data for 8 countries.

Source
ISSP 2008

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = -1.514113 X +7.602
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.301
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.091

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = -17563.358520 X +55202.206
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.087
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.008

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = -4.289220 X +82.705
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.150
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.022

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = 0.470298 X +1.325
Correlation coefficient (r)0.175
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.031

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = -6.347510 X +13.671
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.211
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.045