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Question: If you could change the way you spend your time, how would you change the time with your friends?
Choices: "Much more time" "A bit more time" "Same time as now" "A bit less time" "Much less time"
Data: % of "A bit less time" "Much less time"
Period:
Area:
9 countries/ areas
Highlight:
Australia1.4%
Canada1.8%
France 2.9%
Germany2.6%
Japan1.2%
Republic of Korea12.2%
Sweden1.5%
United Kingdom1.6%
United States5.9%

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 1 countries.

Source
ISSP 2005

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -8.632390 X +7.093
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.552
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.305

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -36811.569140 X +51094.266
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.191
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.036

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -0.077128 X +0.821
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.179
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.032

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -5.046475 X +1.802
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.664
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.441

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 82.794362 X +9.450
Correlation coefficient (r)0.819
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.671