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Question: In your household, who prepares the meals?
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 Norway33.2%
2 Denmark28.1%
3 Sweden27.7%
4 United States27.6%
5 Iceland26.8%
6 Australia25.8%
6 Finland25.8%
8 Canada25.5%
9 Netherlands25.1%
10 United Kingdom24.9%
11 Switzerland24.2%
12 Belgium23.4%
13 Ireland22.7%
14 France22.5%
15 Portugal22.2%
16 Germany21.7%
17 Slovenia20.7%
18 Latvia20.2%
19 Poland20.0%
20 Spain19.9%
21 Austria18.9%
22 Lithuania17.3%
23 Hungary17.2%
24 Israel17.1%
25 Mexico13.4%
26 Czech Republic12.8%
27 Slovakia12.7%
28 Chile12.6%
29 Republic of Korea8.4%
30 Japan 6.8%
31 Turkiye4.6%

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 = 7.036617 X +5.310
Correlation coefficient (r)0.738
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.545

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 274058.975994 X -9948.982
Correlation coefficient (r)0.709
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.503

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 20.343658 X +75.867
Correlation coefficient (r)0.365
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.133

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 0.298226 X +1.546
Correlation coefficient (r)0.060
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.004

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 3.217561 X +9.813
Correlation coefficient (r)0.053
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.003