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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 "The employer"
Period:
Area:
27 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States37.0%
2 Turkey17.8%
3 Mexico15.7%
4 United Kingdom15.5%
5 Republic of Korea13.5%
6 Japan12.4%
7 Chile 12.2%
8 Spain11.8%
9 Poland11.5%
10 Switzerland10.3%
11 Canada7.4%
12 Czech Republic6.5%
13 Australia6.0%
14 Denmark5.6%
15 France5.0%
16 Latvia4.8%
17 Slovenia4.1%
18 Finland4.0%
18 Ireland4.0%
18 Israel4.0%
21 Lithuania3.9%
22 Iceland3.8%
23 Germany3.6%
24 Slovakia2.7%
25 Austria2.1%
26 Sweden1.6%
27 Norway0.8%

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 11 countries.

Source
ISSP 2012

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -3.096633 X +7.036
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.342
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.117

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -29793.059022 X +43696.259
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.101
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.010

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -7.794678 X +81.461
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.217
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.047

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -0.152734 X +1.702
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.032
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -8.041199 X +13.741
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.104
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.011