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Question: Who usually makes /made the decisions about how to bring up your children?
Choices: "Mostly me" "Mostly my spouse/ partner" "Sometimes me/ sometimes my spouse/ partner" "We decide/ decided together" "Someone else"
Data: % of "We decide/ decided together"
Period:
Area:
30 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Slovenia73.9%
2 Sweden63.0%
3 Netherlands62.6%
4 Portugal62.5%
5 Belgium61.2%
6 Israel60.6%
7 Canada59.5%
7 Germany59.5%
9 Denmark59.3%
10 Finland58.9%
11 Australia58.7%
12 France58.4%
13 Spain58.3%
14 Norway57.6%
15 Iceland57.2%
16 United Kingdom56.1%
17 Ireland55.5%
18 United States54.8%
19 Mexico54.3%
20 Austria52.1%
21 Switzerland49.9%
22 Slovakia47.1%
23 Czech Republic46.1%
24 Hungary45.6%
25 Turkiye42.6%
26 Japan 40.5%
27 Latvia39.6%
28 Chile38.7%
29 Lithuania35.7%
30 Republic of Korea32.4%

Note
The question is asked to those who bring/ brought up a child/ children. Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany.

No data for 8 countries.

Source
ISSP 2012

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = 3.487947 X +4.892
Correlation coefficient (r)0.515
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.265

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = 104167.959194 X -8990.568
Correlation coefficient (r)0.383
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.147

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = 15.391627 X +71.927
Correlation coefficient (r)0.395
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.156

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = 1.164547 X +0.993
Correlation coefficient (r)0.328
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.108

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = -14.222187 X +18.102
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.330
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.109