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Question: To what extent do you agree or disagree? - Having children restricts the employment and career chances of one or both parents.
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither Agree Nor Disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
30 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Austria61.3%
2 Hungary55.1%
3 Switzerland54.7%
4 Germany54.5%
5 Republic of Korea52.0%
6 France49.1%
7 Ireland48.4%
8 Poland47.2%
9 Czech Republic45.8%
10 Portugal43.5%
11 Denmark43.0%
12 Turkiye42.1%
13 Japan 40.5%
14 Australia40.3%
15 Israel39.6%
16 Latvia35.5%
17 United Kingdom35.4%
18 Slovenia35.1%
19 Belgium33.6%
20 United States33.5%
21 Canada33.4%
22 Sweden31.2%
23 Chile30.8%
24 Iceland30.2%
24 Slovakia30.2%
26 Mexico29.5%
27 Norway28.2%
28 Lithuania27.6%
29 Netherlands22.1%
30 Finland21.2%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany.

No data for 8 countries.

Source
ISSP 2012

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = -1.676703 X +7.406
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.266
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.071

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = 1438.737097 X +45696.853
Correlation coefficient (r)0.006
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = 4.483838 X +78.138
Correlation coefficient (r)0.123
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.015

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = -0.292210 X +1.734
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.090
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.008

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data30
Regression equation
Y = -3.696928 X +12.087
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.095
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.009