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Question: Who would you turn to first to enjoy a pleasant social occasion with?
Choices: "Close family member" "More distant family member" "Close friend" "Neighbour" "Someone I work with" "Someone else" "No one"
Data: % of "Close friend"
Period:
Area:
7 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Japan52.2%
2 Australia48.7%
3 United Kingdom46.1%
4 United States46.0%
5 France 41.6%
6 Germany36.0%
7 Sweden31.5%

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 = -4.197361 X +8.718
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.644
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.415

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = -21956.270390 X +59717.128
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.176
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.031

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 3.624117 X +80.279
Correlation coefficient (r)0.145
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.021

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = -0.736968 X +2.014
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.342
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.117

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 11.016205 X +6.703
Correlation coefficient (r)0.337
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.114