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Question: To what extent do the following conditions prevent you from doing the free time activities you would like to do? - Lack of money
Choices: "Very much" "To a large extent" "To some extent" "Not at all"
Data: % of "Very much" "To a large extent" "To some extent"
Period:
Area:
24 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Republic of Korea92.1%
2 Japan 78.5%
3 Poland77.4%
4 Chile76.3%
5 Mexico71.7%
6 Hungary68.9%
7 United States67.9%
8 Latvia67.2%
9 Slovakia66.1%
10 Australia65.8%
11 New Zealand63.8%
12 Slovenia62.7%
13 France61.8%
14 Czech Republic61.3%
15 Israel61.1%
16 United Kingdom60.2%
17 Finland54.0%
18 Germany53.0%
19 Belgium45.8%
20 Austria43.7%
20 Ireland43.7%
22 Sweden38.8%
23 Norway37.1%
24 Switzerland27.9%

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 14 countries.

Source
ISSP 2007

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = -2.387055 X +8.221
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.730
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.533

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = -127046.970726 X +123235.191
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.712
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.507

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = -9.730460 X +85.824
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.375
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.141

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = -0.529524 X +1.946
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.221
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.049

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = 5.807348 X +7.391
Correlation coefficient (r)0.247
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.061