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Question: How often do you make new friends or acquaintances at eating/ drinking?
Choices: "Never" "Rarely" "Sometimes" "Often" "Very often"
Data: % of "Sometimes" "Often" "Very often"
Period:
Area:
7 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States59.3%
2 France 53.5%
3 United Kingdom47.8%
4 Australia47.4%
5 Germany37.2%
6 Sweden36.6%
7 Japan34.1%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 3 countries.

Source
ISSP 2017

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 0.961364 X +6.420
Correlation coefficient (r)0.186
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.035

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 23532.767298 X +40904.284
Correlation coefficient (r)0.335
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.112

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = -0.118804 X +0.871
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.644
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.415

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 1.103240 X +1.231
Correlation coefficient (r)0.617
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.381

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 2.345997 X +10.398
Correlation coefficient (r)0.093
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.009