Indians get best good night's sleep in the world: Survey


New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS): When it comes to quality sleep, India has astonishingly come on top -- followed by Saudi Arabia and China -- among the most restful populations where people get the best good night's sleep.

The survey, conducted online by global market research firm KJT Group on behalf of Philips among 11,006 adults ages 18 and older in 12 countries, found that roughly 62 per cent of adults worldwide feel that they don't sleep well when they go to bed.

The worst on the chart is South Korea, followed by Japan for poor sleep habits.

On average, adults globally sleep only 6.8 hours per night during the week and 7.8 hours per weekend night.

Rather than getting the recommended eight hours each night, more than six in 10 adults sleep longer hours on the weekend to catch up on sleep (63 per cent), the findings showed.

More than 4 in 10 adults say their sleep has gotten worse in the past 5 years, compared to only 26 per cent who said their sleep has gotten better and 31 per cent of adults saying their sleep hasn't changed.

Canada (63 per cent) and Singapore (61 per cent) are the two countries with the highest reports of worry/stress impacting their sleep, said the "Philips Global Sleep Survey" 2019.

Lifestyle factors are crucial determinants when it comes to an individual's sleep. The top five reasons around the world were worry/stress (54 per cent), the sleep environment (40 per cent), work or school schedule (37 per cent), entertainment (36 per cent) and a health condition (32 per cent).

Sleep is finally being recognized as a key contributor to an individual's overall health and wellbeing.

Losing just one or two hours of sleep per night can have the same impact on motor and cognitive functions as going without sleep for a full day or two.

"However, adults across the globe deal with various health and lifestyle factors that can stand in the way of them getting the best night's sleep," said the survey.

Among those who live with a spouse or partner, 35 per cent of women either only occasionally, frequently or never sleep in the same bed as their partner who snores.

Six in 10 global adults experience daytime sleepiness at least twice per week.

Nearly 67 per cent of global adults reported they typically wake up at least once during the night.

Adults in India (36 per cent) and the US (30 per cent) were the most likely to sleep with a pet in their bed, said the survey.

Sleep quality, patterns, and duration may vary among countries, but one thing's clear - people still aren't getting enough sleep, it noted.

 

Comment on this article

  • NN, NN

    Mon, Aug 19 2019

    Thanks to Indian made foreign liquor. It goes straight up to the head. The only people don't get enough sleep are the one who are worried about IT raids.

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  • Vincent Rodrigues, Katapadi/Bangaluru

    Mon, Aug 19 2019

    My experience is quite negative to this report.

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  • CHRISTINE, Mangalore

    Mon, Aug 19 2019

    This may be old survey. If somebody comes and take recent survey India may be last.

    Struggle for livelihood, no job , no business, prices going up. Who will get good sleep at night.

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  • Rathan, Mangalore

    Mon, Aug 19 2019

    It is latest on line survey. Now start blaming BJP ITCELL the survey has been responded by BJP.
    Since 2104 MAY all law abiding Citizens of India have sound sleep where as anti social elements can't sleep /move freely

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  • j.anata, Mangaluru / Bengaluru

    Mon, Aug 19 2019

    Actually 90 ML or 180 ML is key to good night sleep. Sleep TIGHT
    Whereas lower middle class, middle class etc are going for foreign stuff, lower class people use ARRACK or local brew which assures of good knock out. Survey respondents could be those using brew

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  • Sanjeev Kamath, Udupi / Seattle

    Mon, Aug 19 2019

    Besides all other comforts, the protection of our armed forces and safe hands of Modi make us all have a good night's sleep.

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  • Rolf, Dubai

    Mon, Aug 19 2019

    you are lucky you don't have sisters and daughters .

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  • netizen, Mangaluru

    Mon, Aug 19 2019

    Signs of laziness due increase in the unemployment rate since the latest survey conducted in 2019.

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  • PRAVEEN HEGDE, MANGALORE

    Mon, Aug 19 2019

    BUT NOW A DAYS BSY NOT GETTING SLEEP .

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  • David Pais, Mangalore

    Mon, Aug 19 2019

    jhootley fully sleepy

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  • Krishna, Udupi

    Mon, Aug 19 2019

    soon soni will join jaitley and next kharge, vora, HDD...

    long que is there...

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  • David Pais, Mangalore

    Mon, Aug 19 2019

    r u sure dey will b in ventilator sleep????????? all astrologers predictions have been wrong. but i c last year & dis year brhasta jumla parliamentarians were in ventilator

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  • A A, Dubai

    Mon, Aug 19 2019

    Only in india govt or business/shop establishment opens at 10 AM ....everybody can get up lazily..

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  • Bhavya Baliga, Manipal / Sacramento

    Mon, Aug 19 2019

    You very well know, Mr AA that digging trenches and laying pipelines for you becomes near impossible after 2.00 pm in Dubai summer, so you are made to work from 7.00 am and after 4.00 pm.
    You also know that your people work in fields althrough the day in India just with a brief lunch break.

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  • Don, Mangalore

    Mon, Aug 19 2019

    Besides Good nights sleep, there are some who have a short nap in the afternoon and othere who have a good nap in the afternoon too.

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  • Arman, Dubai

    Mon, Aug 19 2019

    All thanks to MODI ji...

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  • ad, mangaluru

    Mon, Aug 19 2019

    50% to 60% unemployed. what else can they do? just sleep,

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  • Prashant Karkera, Hejamady/Mumbai

    Mon, Aug 19 2019

    They can steal cows, easy way of making money ....

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  • R.Bhandarkar, Mangaluru

    Mon, Aug 19 2019

    Remaining 40 per cent comment on various issues including unemployment and also sleep tightly.
    Is it not ?
    60 per cent used to sleep in streets till recently.

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  • Vinod raj, Mangalore

    Sun, Aug 18 2019

    ರಾತ್ರಿ ಹೊತ್ತು ಬಾರ್ ಮತ್ತು ಶರಾಬು ಅಂಗಡಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ನಡೆಯುವ ವಿಪರೀತ ವ್ಯಾಪಾರವೇ ಭಾರತದಲ್ಲಿ "good night" ಗೆ ಕಾರಣ.....😀😀😀

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