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Question: How much do you agree or disagree with the statement "Trade unions are very important for the job security of employees"?
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree".
Period:
Area:
22 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Israel79.5%
2 Ireland78.3%
3 Japan 74.5%
4 Republic of Korea71.1%
5 Portugal68.3%
6 Mexico67.3%
7 Germany65.6%
8 Spain63.2%
9 Norway62.9%
10 Latvia61.2%
11 Switzerland57.8%
12 Denmark57.5%
13 Hungary55.9%
14 Australia54.9%
15 Slovenia52.9%
16 Finland52.8%
17 United States50.9%
18 Canada49.4%
18 Czech Republic49.4%
20 Belgium45.6%
21 France45.0%
22 New Zealand41.1%

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 = -1.206476 X +7.506
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.245
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.060

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data22
Regression equation
Y = 14770.291435 X +40719.133
Correlation coefficient (r)0.060
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.004

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data22
Regression equation
Y = 2.293525 X +79.230
Correlation coefficient (r)0.066
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.004

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data22
Regression equation
Y = 0.386358 X +1.386
Correlation coefficient (r)0.108
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.012

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data22
Regression equation
Y = -7.276830 X +15.025
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.205
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.042