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Question: How often do you get together with friends in your free time?
Choices: "Daily" "Several times a week" "Several times a month" "Several times a year or less often" "Never"
Data: % of "Daily" "Several times a week"
Period:
Area:
8 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Republic of Korea41.0%
2 United Kingdom 38.7%
3 Germany36.8%
4 Sweden36.4%
5 United States31.6%
6 France28.6%
7 Japan26.4%
8 Australia22.1%

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 2 countries.

Source
ISSP 2007

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -0.408204 X +6.868
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.048
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.002

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -11961.959013 X +54051.561
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.108
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.012

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -0.063969 X +0.839
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.256
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.066

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = -1.588751 X +2.163
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.366
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.134

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data8
Regression equation
Y = 4.933543 X +10.937
Correlation coefficient (r)0.086
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.007