OECD: Morale – Adultery

In World Values Survey, this question was asked:

Justifiable: Adultery

However, only selected OECD countries were asked in the questionaire. The answer in the scale form was given, running from 1-10, 1 being “never justifiable” and 10 being “always justifiable”. The mean score given from all the participants in the respective country is shown in the graphs below:

There were more people in France think adultery is justifiable compared to others, followed by Greece, Germany and Czech. On the other hand, people in Iceland, Ireland, Hungary and Denmark think the otherwise. Well, it is interesting to compare their opinion to the self-reported extra marital affair, as reported in Durex Sex Survey 2005:

* Very weak (or not significantly correlated) between the opinion of adultery is justifiable and self-reported extra marital affair.

1 Comment

  1. acapun said,

    August 20, 2008 at 5:02 pm

    adultery is prohibited in Islam

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