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Question: How do you and your spouse/ partner organize the income that one or both of you receive?
Choices: "I manage all the money and give my spouse/partner his/her share" "My spouse/partner manages all the money and gives me my share" "We pool all the money and each take out what we need" "We pool some of the money and keep the rest separate" "We each keep our own money separate"
Data: % of "We pool all the money and each take out what we need"
Period:
Area:
31 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Slovenia70.5%
2 Poland70.1%
3 Iceland68.7%
4 Hungary67.9%
5 Spain67.5%
6 Denmark63.7%
7 Slovakia62.0%
8 Germany61.6%
9 France60.5%
9 Netherlands60.5%
11 Belgium59.2%
12 Australia58.5%
13 United Kingdom55.1%
14 Israel55.0%
15 Switzerland54.5%
16 Czech Republic54.1%
17 Norway52.7%
18 Canada51.9%
19 Sweden51.7%
20 Ireland50.2%
21 United States49.2%
22 Lithuania43.9%
23 Austria41.8%
24 Latvia41.2%
25 Finland37.4%
26 Chile34.8%
27 Turkiye31.3%
28 Portugal27.5%
29 Mexico27.1%
30 Republic of Korea14.7%
31 Japan 11.2%

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 = 1.716088 X +5.878
Correlation coefficient (r)0.419
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.176

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 41726.036046 X +24785.415
Correlation coefficient (r)0.252
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.064

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 1.331821 X +79.332
Correlation coefficient (r)0.056
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.003

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 0.591006 X +1.309
Correlation coefficient (r)0.275
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.076

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -4.455359 X +12.703
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.172
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.030