Time per day spent visiting friends in OECD countries by gender, as of 2016

This statistic provides a comparison of the average amount of time in minutes spent visiting or hosting friends per day by gender in OECD member countries as well as China, India and South Africa. As of 2016, Norwegian women spent 68 minutes per day visiting or hosting friends while the average man spent 50 minutes.
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Average minutes per day spent visiting or entertaining friends in OECD countries plus China, India and South Africa by gender, as of 2016
Latest available time period in bracketsMaleFemale
Netherlands (2005-06)7896
Mexico (2009)8388
United Kingdom (2005)8087
South Africa (2010)9274
Denmark (2001)7487
India (1999)8164
Turkey (2006)6577
Austria (2008-09)6971
Germany (2001-02)6572
Canada (2010)6472
Italy (2008)7561
New Zealand (2009-10)5977
Slovenia (2000-01)6361
Belgium (2005)5762
Norway (2010)5068
France (2009)5358
Poland (2003-04)5454
Hungary (1999-2000)5944
Finland (2009-10)4655
Ireland (2005)4256
Spain (2009-10)4353
United States (2014)4548
Korea (2009)4348
Portugal (1999)5335
Estonia (2009-2010)3640
Sweden (2010)2732
China (2008)2224
Japan (2011)1212
Australia (2006)1010
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