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Question: Consider a family with a child under school age. What, in your opinion, is the least desirable way for them to organise their family and work life?
Choices: "The mother stays at home and the father works full-time." "The mother works part-time and the father works full-time." "Both the mother and the father work full-time." "Both the mother and the father work part-time." "The father works part-time and the mother works full-time." "The father stays at home and the mother works full-time."
Data: % of "Both the mother and the father work full-time."
Period:
Area:
31 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Australia65.2%
2 United Kingdom62.4%
3 Netherlands60.2%
4 Ireland59.5%
5 Austria57.9%
6 Sweden56.2%
7 Germany55.2%
8 Spain50.0%
9 Switzerland49.2%
10 Finland49.0%
11 Canada48.5%
12 Denmark47.8%
13 Japan 47.0%
14 Norway46.7%
15 Belgium43.0%
16 Iceland37.5%
17 United States36.3%
18 France33.9%
19 Republic of Korea33.0%
20 Latvia32.9%
21 Portugal28.7%
22 Slovenia27.9%
23 Czech Republic27.8%
24 Lithuania27.4%
25 Poland25.6%
26 Hungary24.9%
27 Slovakia24.8%
28 Israel23.6%
29 Mexico16.3%
30 Chile12.8%
31 Turkiye4.8%

Note
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 = 2.506241 X +5.756
Correlation coefficient (r)0.612
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.375

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 108081.165464 X +3333.485
Correlation coefficient (r)0.651
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.424

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 15.023494 X +74.107
Correlation coefficient (r)0.628
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.394

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -0.445413 X +1.781
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.207
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.043

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 2.426923 X +9.515
Correlation coefficient (r)0.094
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.009