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Question: To what extent do you agree or disagree? - Having children interferes too much with the freedom of parents.
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither Agree Nor Disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
19 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Spain56.4%
2 Japan 43.7%
3 Poland37.5%
4 Austria36.9%
5 Italy32.0%
6 Israel28.7%
7 Germany27.0%
8 Hungary23.0%
9 Czech Republic22.5%
10 Slovenia18.9%
11 Netherlands13.9%
12 Canada10.9%
13 United Kingdom10.6%
14 Australia9.6%
15 Ireland9.5%
16 United States8.7%
17 New Zealand8.3%
18 Norway7.4%
19 Sweden5.1%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany. United Kingdom: excluding Northern Ireland.

No data for 19 countries.

Source
ISSP 1994

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data19
Regression equation
Y = -1.712439 X +7.219
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.575
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.331

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data19
Regression equation
Y = -86945.187941 X +68250.313
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.584
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.341

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data19
Regression equation
Y = 0.068317 X +81.001
Correlation coefficient (r)0.004
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data19
Regression equation
Y = -0.435921 X +1.675
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.182
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.033

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data19
Regression equation
Y = -7.831338 X +11.372
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.403
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.162