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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 some of the money and keep the rest separate"
Period:
Area:
31 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Portugal55.8%
2 Sweden31.5%
3 Norway30.7%
4 Finland26.8%
5 Latvia23.1%
6 Lithuania21.7%
7 France19.8%
8 Belgium19.4%
9 Denmark19.1%
10 Canada18.3%
11 Ireland17.8%
12 Czech Republic17.4%
13 United Kingdom17.2%
14 Netherlands17.1%
15 Slovakia16.4%
16 Switzerland15.6%
17 Slovenia15.5%
18 Austria14.3%
19 Australia12.3%
19 Iceland12.3%
21 Germany10.9%
22 United States9.8%
23 Japan 8.5%
24 Poland7.8%
25 Mexico7.6%
26 Hungary7.5%
27 Spain7.4%
28 Chile6.4%
29 Israel3.7%
30 Republic of Korea2.7%
31 Turkiye1.4%

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 = 1.499323 X +6.499
Correlation coefficient (r)0.246
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.061

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 47313.744124 X +38162.047
Correlation coefficient (r)0.192
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.037

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 5.772372 X +79.077
Correlation coefficient (r)0.162
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.026

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -0.464922 X +1.680
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.145
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.021

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 3.753632 X +9.867
Correlation coefficient (r)0.098
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.010