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Question: On a normal school day, how much time do you spend before or after school doing each of these things? - I play or talk with friends.
Choices: "No time" "Less than 1 hour" "1-2 hours" "More than 2 but less 4 hours" "4 or more hours"
Data: % of "No time" "Less than 1 hour"
Period:
Area:
7 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Australia46.9%
2 Italy43.4%
3 United States40.6%
4 United Kingdom38.0%England only
5 Japan32.0%
6 Germany20.4%
7 Sweden 16.6%

Note
Don't know/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 3 countries.

Source
TIMSS 2007

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = -1.044037 X +7.156
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.224
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.050

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = -17207.346597 X +56742.325
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.272
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.074

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = -0.005468 X +0.820
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.035
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = -0.243959 X +1.729
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.142
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.020

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = -3.900332 X +11.840
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.140
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.020