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Question: How would you describe yourself as a person? - I work hard to complete my daily tasks, even if I am slightly sick or when there is another legitimate reason for taking a break.
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
12 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Poland96.9%
2 France92.9%
3 Hungary90.5%
4 Italy88.4%
5 Lithuania88.2%
6 Iceland87.4%
7 Republic of Korea85.7%
8 Czech Republic85.5%
9 Austria83.6%
10 Finland83.5%
11 Estonia82.8%
12 Japan 79.2%

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

No data for 26 countries.

Source
ISSP 2009

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data12
Regression equation
Y = -2.295589 X +8.660
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.190
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.036

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data12
Regression equation
Y = -93600.498371 X +117929.150
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.277
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.077

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data12
Regression equation
Y = -32.431425 X +108.040
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.411
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.169

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data12
Regression equation
Y = 0.741867 X +0.825
Correlation coefficient (r)0.121
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.015

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data12
Regression equation
Y = -20.463054 X +29.898
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.214
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.046