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Question: When you and your spouse/partner make decisions about the following, who has the final say in choosing shared weekend activities?
Choices: "Mostly me" "Mostly my spouse/ partner" "Sometimes me/ sometimes my spouse/ partner" "We decide together" "Someone else"
Data: % of women who answer "Mostly me"
Period:
Area:
31 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Republic of Korea27.6%
2 Chile26.7%
3 Israel21.6%
4 Japan 20.0%
5 Mexico18.1%
6 Poland17.8%
7 Netherlands17.3%
8 United States17.2%
9 Turkiye16.8%
10 Latvia15.8%
11 United Kingdom15.6%
12 Spain15.5%
13 Lithuania14.7%
14 Canada14.4%
14 Sweden14.4%
16 Czech Republic13.9%
16 Switzerland13.9%
18 Germany13.7%
19 Ireland13.2%
20 Belgium11.8%
21 Slovakia11.6%
22 Iceland11.4%
23 Hungary11.3%
24 Finland10.4%
25 Australia9.7%
26 Austria8.9%
27 France8.4%
27 Portugal8.4%
29 Norway7.6%
30 Denmark7.5%
31 Slovenia7.2%

Note
The question is asked to those who live with their spouse/ partner. 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 = -4.182501 X +7.336
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.331
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.110

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -162263.346036 X +68885.743
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.317
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.100

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -9.261440 X +81.322
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.126
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.016

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -0.457186 X +1.671
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.069
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.005

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 6.219706 X +9.579
Correlation coefficient (r)0.078
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.006