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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:
31 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States37.0%
2 Turkiye17.8%
3 Mexico15.7%
4 United Kingdom15.5%
5 Republic of Korea13.5%
6 Japan 12.4%
7 Chile12.2%
8 Spain11.8%
9 Poland11.5%
10 Netherlands10.9%
11 Switzerland10.3%
12 Hungary8.0%
13 Canada7.2%
14 Czech Republic6.5%
15 Australia6.0%
16 Denmark5.6%
17 France5.0%
18 Latvia4.8%
19 Belgium4.1%
19 Slovenia4.1%
21 Finland4.0%
21 Ireland4.0%
21 Israel4.0%
24 Lithuania3.9%
25 Iceland3.8%
26 Germany3.6%
26 Portugal3.6%
28 Slovakia2.7%
29 Austria2.1%
30 Sweden1.6%
31 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 7 countries.

Source
ISSP 2012

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -3.098255 X +6.993
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.339
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.115

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -38321.387479 X +48869.075
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.104
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.011

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -14.958898 X +81.226
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.281
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.079

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -0.531809 X +1.650
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.111
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.012

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -2.792451 X +10.696
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.048
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.002