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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:
1 Republic of Korea12.2%
2 United States5.9%
3 France 2.9%
4 Germany2.6%
5 Canada1.8%
6 United Kingdom1.6%
7 Sweden1.5%
8 Australia1.4%
9 Japan1.2%

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 = -7.501135 X +7.012
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.591
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.349

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -87631.330927 X +53608.260
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.220
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.048

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -8.808716 X +82.216
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.130
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.017

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = -6.013705 X +1.712
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.712
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.507

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data9
Regression equation
Y = 100.442273 X +8.381
Correlation coefficient (r)0.863
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.745