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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 "The mother stays at home and the father works full-time."
Period:
Area:
31 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Turkiye71.1%
2 Lithuania59.2%
3 Latvia59.1%
4 Czech Republic58.2%
5 Japan 57.8%
6 Slovakia57.0%
7 Hungary54.7%
8 Mexico50.4%
9 Austria46.0%
10 Poland45.8%
11 Republic of Korea42.2%
12 United Kingdom42.0%
13 Australia41.4%
14 United States38.8%
15 Canada36.0%
16 Chile32.7%
17 Ireland29.1%
18 Israel28.2%
19 Switzerland26.2%
20 Spain25.8%
21 Portugal23.3%
22 Germany23.2%
23 Slovenia22.7%
24 Belgium21.9%
25 France21.3%
26 Netherlands20.0%
27 Finland19.7%
28 Sweden10.8%
29 Norway9.5%
30 Iceland6.5%
31 Denmark5.7%

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 = -2.467321 X +7.604
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.678
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.460

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -89507.581026 X +77094.382
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.607
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.368

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -13.737354 X +84.814
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.647
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.419

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -0.194038 X +1.674
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.102
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.010

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 1.780330 X +9.843
Correlation coefficient (r)0.078
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.006