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Question: To what extent do you agree or disagree? - Being a housewife is just as fulfilling as working for pay.
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither Agree Nor Disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
27 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Japan 69.3%
2 United States62.7%
3 Chile55.2%
4 Hungary53.1%
5 Poland53.0%
5 Switzerland53.0%
7 Belgium52.9%
8 Mexico52.3%
9 Ireland50.0%
10 Australia47.6%
11 Portugal47.4%
11 United Kingdom47.4%
13 New Zealand45.2%
14 Slovakia42.4%
15 Spain42.0%
16 Slovenia41.5%
17 Finland40.9%
18 Denmark40.4%
19 Austria38.5%
20 Germany36.4%
21 Latvia35.3%
22 France34.6%
23 Czech Republic34.2%
24 Sweden31.4%
25 Netherlands26.3%
26 Norway24.6%
27 Israel23.8%

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 11 countries.

Source
ISSP 2002

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -2.317455 X +7.837
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.511
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.261

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -32608.893812 X +60802.610
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.150
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.022

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -4.075405 X +82.294
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.169
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.029

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -0.942715 X +2.023
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.344
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.118

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 4.634675 X +7.959
Correlation coefficient (r)0.179
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.032