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Question: When you and your spouse/partner make decisions about the following, who has the final say in choosing shared weekend activities?
Choices: "Mostly me" "Mostly my spouse/ partner" "Sometimes me/ sometimes my spouse/ partner" "We decide together" "Someone else"
Data: % of "We decide together"
Period:
Area:
31 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Portugal70.7%
2 Slovenia62.4%
3 Poland61.0%
4 Germany59.8%
5 Belgium59.3%
6 Denmark58.4%
7 Australia56.8%
8 France56.6%
9 United Kingdom55.3%
10 Israel55.1%
11 Switzerland53.7%
12 Canada53.5%
12 Spain53.5%
14 Norway52.5%
15 United States52.2%
16 Iceland51.8%
17 Czech Republic51.7%
18 Latvia50.7%
19 Austria49.5%
20 Ireland49.4%
21 Sweden48.9%
22 Hungary48.5%
22 Lithuania48.5%
24 Finland44.8%
25 Chile43.9%
26 Slovakia43.7%
27 Turkiye42.8%
28 Mexico38.0%
29 Japan 22.0%
30 Republic of Korea20.8%
31 Netherlands19.3%

Note
The question is asked to those who live with their spouse/ partner. 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 = 0.904584 X +6.291
Correlation coefficient (r)0.163
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.027

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 29574.855074 X +31083.916
Correlation coefficient (r)0.131
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.017

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 0.632342 X +79.687
Correlation coefficient (r)0.019
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 0.712217 X +1.253
Correlation coefficient (r)0.244
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.060

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -7.965758 X +14.412
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.227
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.052