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Question: Who should pay for [parental] leave?
Choices: "The government" "The employer" "Both the government and the employer" "Other sources"
Data: % of "Both the government and the employer"
Period:
Area:
27 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Ireland69.4%
2 Australia67.0%
3 Canada64.6%
4 United Kingdom63.7%
5 Switzerland61.5%
6 Denmark60.3%
7 Japan59.5%
8 France59.1%
8 Iceland59.1%
10 Republic of Korea57.4%
11 Chile51.4%
12 United States50.4%
13 Mexico50.1%
14 Finland46.6%
15 Germany45.8%
15 Spain45.8%
17 Slovenia39.2%
18 Lithuania38.1%
19 Slovakia37.1%
20 Norway33.1%
21 Turkey32.4%
22 Israel29.1%
23 Austria28.1%
24 Poland28.0%
25 Czech Republic27.8%
26 Sweden27.7%
27 Latvia 26.4%

Note
Those who do not think that parental leave is necessary/ Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany.

No data for 10 countries.

Source
ISSP 2012

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 1.179228 X +6.230
Correlation coefficient (r)0.252
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.064

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 62006.008352 X +12910.755
Correlation coefficient (r)0.402
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.162

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 8.442795 X +76.731
Correlation coefficient (r)0.438
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.192

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -0.540256 X +1.941
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.216
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.047

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -0.954022 X +12.089
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.031
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001