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Question: How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? - Modern science will solve our environmental problems with little change to our way of life
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
17 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Poland40.2%
2 Spain40.1%
3 Israel38.9%
4 Germany35.3%
5 Italy28.9%
6 Ireland26.2%
7 Czech Republic20.6%
7 Slovenia20.6%
9 Norway20.4%
10 United Kingdom20.3%
10 United States20.3%
12 Hungary16.6%
13 Australia15.4%
14 Canada14.6%
15 New Zealand13.9%
16 Netherlands12.2%
17 Japan 8.8%

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

No data for 21 countries.

Source
ISSP 1993

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data17
Regression equation
Y = -0.344422 X +6.881
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.081
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.007

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data17
Regression equation
Y = -38758.333566 X +58882.090
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.150
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.022

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data17
Regression equation
Y = -3.375420 X +81.610
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.114
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.013

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data17
Regression equation
Y = 0.759928 X +1.447
Correlation coefficient (r)0.194
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.038

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data17
Regression equation
Y = -17.622101 X +13.556
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.615
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.378