Slovakia has some of the highest quality sleep compared to other countries, and much of that can be attributed to the average bedtime. In Slovakia, the average bedtime is at 1:03 am, with the average wake-up time at 7:18 am. Although the bedtime is late, this accounts for almost a solid six hours of sleep.
Although the bedtime is slightly earlier, most people in China get a great sleep every night. In China, the average bedtime is 12:32 am. Most people in China average about 6:43 hours in bed every night.
With one of the earlier bedtimes, people in Hungary go to bed at 11:59 pm. This early bedtime contributes to a high quality of sleep. In a recent study, scientists determined that people who went to bed earlier usually got better sleep, regardless of how long they slept. When people go to bed later, they usually have a low-quality sleep.
Many countries with high-quality sleep and decently early bedtimes are in Europe. The Czech Republic is no different, with the average bedtime around 11:58 pm. Scientists also determined that countries with a later sunset coincide with longer sleep patterns.
Another European Country that has made our list with the best quality sleep is Poland. On average, people in Poland go to bed around 12:55 am, making it one of the later bedtimes. On average, people in Poland wake up around 7:25 am, still giving people a restful night’s sleep.
With an average bedtime of 12:37 am, Taiwan lands itself firmly in the average bedtime range for most people. People in Taiwan also get up pretty late compared to other countries, waking at 7:56 am in the morning.
One of the latest average bedtimes is in Russia. Most people go to bed at 1:05 am. It follows then in order to get a good night’s rest, most people wake up after 8:00 am, so they have enough energy to start the new day.
Compared to Russia, Romania has some of the earliest bedtimes. On average, people in Romania go to bed at 11:09 pm. This time is early and also pairs with a relatively late time to get up in the morning. On average, Romanians get up after 8:00 am, giving them some of the longest time in bed compared to other countries.
In Italy, the average bedtime is 12:35 am. People in Italy also tend to get up relatively early, waking up before 8:00 am. The average time people in Italy wake up is 7:52 am.
Overall Sleep Quality Rating
Average Time in Bed (minutes)
|Turkey||28||12:59 AM||8:02 AM||395|
|Poland||5||12:55 AM||7:25 AM||410|
|Hong Kong||17||12:55 AM||7:57 AM||399|
|Japan||35||12:49 AM||7:09 AM||352|
|Chile||31||12:47 AM||7:40 AM||399|
|Israel||27||12:44 AM||7:54 AM||396|
|Portugal||12||12:41 AM||8:22 AM||419|
|Philippines||42||12:39 AM||7:28 AM||368|
|Saudi Arabia||45||12:39 AM||8:27 AM||362|
|Taiwan||7||12:37 AM||7:56 AM||381|
|Italy||13||12:35 AM||7:52 AM||414|
|Malaysia||50||12:35 AM||7:41 AM||387|
|China||2||12:32 AM||7:42 AM||403|
|Brazil||29||12:32 AM||7:31 AM||400|
|Spain||24||12:32 AM||8:05 AM||416|
|United Kingdom||44||12:28 AM||7:33 AM||442|
|India||25||12:26 AM||7:36 AM||395|
|Thailand||19||12:22 AM||7:24 AM||402|
|Mexico||32||12:20 AM||7:09 AM||397|
|South Africa||38||12:20 AM||6:24 AM||424|
|France||16||12:19 AM||7:51 AM||434|
|Switzerland||6||12:19 AM||7:13 AM||428|
|South Korea||21||12:16 AM||7:38 AM||362|
|Norway||40||12:16 AM||7:43 AM||429|
|Ireland||49||12:16 AM||7:50 AM||437|
|Kuwait||43||12:14 AM||8:01 AM||375|
|Indonesia||37||12:10 AM||6:55 AM||385|
|Netherlands||18||12:07 AM||7:47 AM||444|
|Belgium||20||12:06 AM||7:40 AM||438|
|Qatar||39||12:06 AM||7:32 AM||386|
|Ukraine||9||12:03 AM||7:51 AM||412|
|Finland||26||12:03 AM||7:44 AM||443|
|Germany||10||11:59 PM||7:25 AM||427|
|Hungary||3||11:59 PM||7:22 AM||422|
|Czech Republic||4||11:58 PM||7:15 AM||420|
|Canada||41||11:57 PM||7:33 AM||431|
|Austria||8||11:55 PM||7:20 AM||427|
|United States||48||11:54 PM||7:20 AM||426|
|Singapore||30||11:52 PM||7:38 AM||394|
|Sweden||33||11:50 PM||7:21 AM||435|
|Denmark||22||11:47 PM||7:19 AM||434|
|Costa Rica||34||11:43 PM||6:38 AM||399|
|Colombia||15||11:41 PM||6:31 AM||397|
|Australia||46||11:33 PM||7:13 AM||440|
|New Zealand||47||11:29 PM||7:11 AM||447|
|Romania||14||11:09 PM||8:01 AM||418|
|Russia||11||1:05 AM||8:06 AM||405|
|Greece||23||1:05 AM||8:25 AM||414|
|United Arab Emirates||36||1:05 AM||7:43 AM||405|
|Slovakia||1||1:03 AM||7:18 AM||417|
People in Columbia have the earliest bedtime. On average, they go to bed at 11:41 PM and get just over six and a half hours of sleep.