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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 works part-time and the father works full-time."
Period:
Area:
31 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Ireland52.2%
2 Israel51.2%
3 Germany50.4%
4 Belgium50.1%
5 Chile49.3%
6 Portugal49.0%
7 France48.9%
8 Denmark47.6%
9 United Kingdom47.4%
10 Australia45.7%
11 Iceland45.6%
12 Finland44.1%
13 Republic of Korea42.8%
14 United States42.6%
15 Norway42.4%
16 Spain42.2%
17 Slovenia42.0%
18 Switzerland40.0%
19 Austria39.9%
20 Canada39.8%
21 Japan 37.2%
22 Netherlands32.6%
23 Hungary32.4%
24 Sweden32.2%
25 Lithuania31.9%
26 Poland31.7%
27 Latvia30.3%
28 Slovakia29.5%
29 Czech Republic28.7%
30 Mexico23.3%
31 Turkiye19.9%

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 = 3.288466 X +5.421
Correlation coefficient (r)0.445
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.198

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 148525.475939 X -13819.940
Correlation coefficient (r)0.496
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.246

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 28.386926 X +68.619
Correlation coefficient (r)0.658
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.433

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 0.335264 X +1.472
Correlation coefficient (r)0.086
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.007

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 0.469646 X +10.279
Correlation coefficient (r)0.010
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000