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Question: Consider a couple who both work full-time and now have a new born child. One of them stops working for some time to care for their child. Do you think there should be paid leave available and, if so, for how long?
Choices: "Yes, (write number) months" "No, there should be no paid leave"
Data: % of those who write 25-36 months
Period:
Area:
31 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Slovakia70.6%
2 Czech Republic62.6%
3 Austria44.1%
4 Hungary40.1%
5 Lithuania32.3%
6 Latvia24.5%
7 Poland15.8%
8 France14.0%
9 Finland12.7%
9 Germany12.7%
11 Belgium5.8%
12 Sweden4.9%
13 Spain4.5%
14 Republic of Korea4.3%
15 Japan 4.0%
16 Portugal3.7%
17 Norway1.9%
18 Iceland1.3%
19 Canada1.2%
19 Ireland1.2%
19 Mexico1.2%
22 Israel1.1%
23 Turkiye1.0%
24 Slovenia0.9%
25 Switzerland0.8%
26 Netherlands0.7%
27 Australia0.5%
27 Chile0.5%
29 Denmark0.3%
29 United Kingdom0.3%
29 United States0.3%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany.

No data for 7 countries.

Source
ISSP 2012

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -0.323411 X +6.778
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.094
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.009

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -50149.868763 X +51711.588
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.361
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.130

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -9.138750 X +81.090
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.456
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.208

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -0.071610 X +1.615
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.040
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.002

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 3.401301 X +10.061
Correlation coefficient (r)0.157
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.025