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Question: How much do you agree or disagree that it applies to your job? - "My job is interesting"
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
20 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Switzerland89.4%
2 Denmark86.4%
3 Germany82.6%
4 Portugal80.6%
5 New Zealand79.4%
6 Netherlands75.9%
7 Slovenia75.5%
7 Sweden75.5%
9 Canada75.2%
10 Norway74.5%
11 France74.4%
12 United States74.0%
13 Italy73.1%
14 United Kingdom70.9%
15 Israel67.2%
16 Hungary65.3%
17 Czech Republic64.4%
18 Spain64.0%
19 Poland59.1%
20 Japan 57.3%

Note
Those who do not work/ Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany. Israel: unweighted sum of Jews and Arabs. United Kingdom: excluding Northern Ireland.

No data for 18 countries.

Source
ISSP 1997

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data20
Regression equation
Y = 3.011260 X +4.618
Correlation coefficient (r)0.511
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.261

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data20
Regression equation
Y = 157142.795436 X -66810.326
Correlation coefficient (r)0.559
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.312

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data20
Regression equation
Y = 10.717894 X +73.181
Correlation coefficient (r)0.320
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.102

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data20
Regression equation
Y = 0.078372 X +1.557
Correlation coefficient (r)0.018
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data20
Regression equation
Y = -0.521978 X +9.767
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.016
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000