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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 = 0.862748 X +6.517
Correlation coefficient (r)0.172
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.030

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 43070.599306 X +30051.425
Correlation coefficient (r)0.457
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.209

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = -12.340869 X +87.541
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.641
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.411

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 1.075590 X +1.210
Correlation coefficient (r)0.649
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.421

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 0.287599 X +13.099
Correlation coefficient (r)0.010
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000