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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:
31 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Ireland69.4%
2 Australia67.0%
3 Canada64.8%
4 Netherlands64.3%
5 United Kingdom63.7%
6 Switzerland61.5%
7 Denmark60.3%
8 Japan 59.5%
9 France59.1%
9 Iceland59.1%
11 Republic of Korea57.4%
12 Chile51.4%
13 Belgium51.1%
14 United States50.4%
15 Mexico50.1%
16 Finland46.6%
17 Germany45.8%
17 Spain45.8%
19 Slovenia39.2%
20 Lithuania38.1%
21 Slovakia37.1%
22 Norway33.1%
23 Turkiye32.4%
24 Israel29.1%
25 Hungary28.9%
26 Austria28.1%
27 Poland28.0%
28 Czech Republic27.8%
29 Sweden27.7%
30 Latvia26.4%
31 Portugal24.6%

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 7 countries.

Source
ISSP 2012

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 1.206478 X +6.184
Correlation coefficient (r)0.274
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.075

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 78176.745013 X +9722.498
Correlation coefficient (r)0.439
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.193

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 11.012819 X +74.928
Correlation coefficient (r)0.429
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.184

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -0.356591 X +1.770
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.154
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.024

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 0.782404 X +10.107
Correlation coefficient (r)0.028
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001