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Question: How important do you personally think is it for a job to involve personal contact with other people?
Choices: "Very important" "Important" "Neither important nor unimportant" "Not important" "Not important at all"
Data: % of "Very important"
Period:
Area:
27 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Austria45.2%
2 Belgium38.4%
2 Chile38.4%
4 Switzerland37.5%
5 France36.4%
5 Israel36.4%
7 Slovenia34.5%
8 Germany34.0%
9 Mexico33.9%
10 Denmark32.6%
11 Iceland32.4%
12 Spain30.2%
13 New Zealand29.2%
14 Sweden27.5%
15 Norway27.2%
16 Slovakia25.1%
17 Czech Republic23.6%
18 Latvia23.4%
19 Australia23.3%
20 Finland23.1%
21 United States22.0%
22 United Kingdom21.1%
23 Lithuania18.0%
24 Poland17.6%
25 Hungary17.3%
26 Estonia16.7%
27 Japan 13.2%

Note
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 = 2.084211 X +6.255
Correlation coefficient (r)0.351
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.123

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 74646.237174 X +23838.638
Correlation coefficient (r)0.252
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.064

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 15.407825 X +75.381
Correlation coefficient (r)0.324
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.105

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 1.213177 X +1.296
Correlation coefficient (r)0.314
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.099

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -15.350354 X +14.959
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.369
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.136