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Question: How much do you agree or disagree that it applies to your job? - "My job gives me a chance to improve my skills."
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
22 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 New Zealand77.7%
2 Mexico77.6%
3 Norway76.3%
4 Germany74.6%
5 Denmark74.5%
6 Canada74.1%
7 Ireland72.9%
8 Australia72.6%
9 Finland72.4%
10 Slovenia71.0%
11 Belgium66.9%
12 Israel65.8%
13 United States65.3%
14 Latvia65.1%
15 France65.0%
16 Switzerland62.6%
17 Japan 60.0%
18 Portugal59.1%
19 Czech Republic53.7%
20 Spain53.3%
21 Hungary48.7%
22 Republic of Korea41.1%

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 16 countries.

Source
ISSP 2005

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data22
Regression equation
Y = 3.270318 X +4.634
Correlation coefficient (r)0.610
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.372

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data22
Regression equation
Y = 110916.996193 X -23638.236
Correlation coefficient (r)0.411
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.169

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data22
Regression equation
Y = -0.034935 X +80.614
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.001
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data22
Regression equation
Y = 1.352299 X +0.724
Correlation coefficient (r)0.348
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.121

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data22
Regression equation
Y = -13.496169 X +19.605
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.350
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.122