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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 each keep our own money separate"
Period:
Area:
31 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Finland29.4%
2 Austria24.9%
3 Canada15.9%
4 Ireland15.1%
5 Iceland14.3%
6 France14.2%
7 Switzerland13.6%
8 United Kingdom13.3%
9 Germany13.2%
10 Sweden12.7%
11 Denmark12.5%
12 United States11.8%
13 Norway11.6%
14 Netherlands11.2%
15 Belgium10.4%
16 Australia10.0%
17 Slovenia9.5%
18 Lithuania8.7%
19 Poland8.0%
20 Latvia7.8%
21 Chile7.7%
22 Mexico7.6%
23 Japan 7.0%
24 Israel6.7%
25 Republic of Korea6.6%
26 Czech Republic4.0%
27 Portugal3.9%
28 Spain3.5%
29 Slovakia2.8%
30 Turkiye1.1%
31 Hungary0.4%

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 = 6.967572 X +6.021
Correlation coefficient (r)0.666
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.444

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 222400.061263 X +22814.813
Correlation coefficient (r)0.524
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.275

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 24.048451 X +77.522
Correlation coefficient (r)0.393
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.154

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -0.318541 X +1.639
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.058
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.003

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 11.201134 X +9.313
Correlation coefficient (r)0.170
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.029