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Question: Consider a family with a child under school age. What, in your opinion, is the best 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 Slovenia31.1%
2 Denmark30.2%
3 Norway25.7%
4 Finland23.3%
5 Iceland20.5%
6 Poland19.2%
7 Portugal18.6%
8 Canada17.2%
9 Sweden16.1%
10 France15.2%
11 Israel14.3%
12 Belgium13.8%
13 Spain12.1%
14 Slovakia11.9%
15 United States11.6%
16 Hungary11.2%
17 Germany10.9%
18 Republic of Korea9.3%
19 Czech Republic9.2%
20 Chile8.1%
21 Ireland7.6%
22 Latvia7.2%
22 Mexico7.2%
24 Turkiye5.2%
25 United Kingdom5.0%
26 Lithuania4.1%
27 Japan 4.0%
28 Switzerland3.4%
29 Austria3.0%
30 Netherlands2.7%
31 Australia2.0%

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 = 2.434986 X +6.440
Correlation coefficient (r)0.300
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.090

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 50106.863130 X +39572.515
Correlation coefficient (r)0.153
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.023

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 9.038686 X +78.889
Correlation coefficient (r)0.191
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.036

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 0.318278 X +1.567
Correlation coefficient (r)0.075
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.006

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 0.121830 X +10.452
Correlation coefficient (r)0.002
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000