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Question: In your household, who does the laundry?
Choices: "Always me" "Usually me" "About equal or both together" "Usually my spouse/ partner" "Always my spouse/ partner" "Is done by a third person"
Data: % of "About equal or both together"
Period:
Area:
31 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States25.3%
2 Sweden19.7%
3 Denmark19.1%
4 Canada18.8%
5 United Kingdom18.3%
6 Australia17.4%
7 Finland16.6%
8 Iceland16.5%
9 Norway15.8%
10 Ireland15.6%
11 Latvia13.9%
12 Switzerland13.6%
13 Spain13.5%
14 France13.0%
15 Israel12.6%
16 Netherlands11.9%
17 Belgium11.5%
18 Chile11.4%
19 Mexico11.2%
20 Lithuania11.0%
21 Germany10.5%
22 Poland9.1%
23 Hungary8.6%
24 Republic of Korea8.5%
25 Austria8.1%
25 Slovenia8.1%
27 Portugal6.3%
28 Japan 5.9%
29 Slovakia4.3%
30 Turkiye3.8%
31 Czech Republic2.5%

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 = 7.245363 X +5.845
Correlation coefficient (r)0.591
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.349

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 310687.549577 X +7404.381
Correlation coefficient (r)0.625
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.391

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 18.999027 X +77.656
Correlation coefficient (r)0.265
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.070

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 0.526277 X +1.541
Correlation coefficient (r)0.082
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.007

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 8.930421 X +9.365
Correlation coefficient (r)0.115
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.013