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Question: How do you and your spouse/ partner organize the income that one or both of you receive?
Choices: "I manage all the money and give my spouse/partner his/her share" "My spouse/partner manages all the money and gives me my share" "We pool all the money and each take out what we need" "We pool some of the money and keep the rest separate" "We each keep our own money separate"
Data: % of women who answer "I manage all the money and give my spouse/partner his/her share"
Period:
Area:
19 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Japan 60.3%
2 Spain26.8%
3 Italy26.5%
4 Hungary25.1%
5 Ireland16.1%
6 Poland13.9%
7 Czech Republic13.1%
8 Australia12.7%
9 United States12.2%
10 Israel11.7%
10 United Kingdom11.7%
12 Germany11.2%
13 Austria9.9%
14 New Zealand8.5%
15 Netherlands7.9%
16 Canada6.5%
17 Slovenia4.2%
18 Sweden2.5%
19 Norway2.2%

Note
The question is asked to those who live with their spouse/ partner. Can't choose/ No answer/ Other are excluded. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany. United Kingdom: excluding Northern Ireland.

No data for 19 countries.

Source
ISSP 1994

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data19
Regression equation
Y = -2.295221 X +7.190
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.698
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.487

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data19
Regression equation
Y = -67014.616208 X +60346.861
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.357
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.127

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data19
Regression equation
Y = 2.339054 X +80.625
Correlation coefficient (r)0.107
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.011

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data19
Regression equation
Y = -0.847643 X +1.744
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.296
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.088

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data19
Regression equation
Y = -1.843966 X +9.955
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.086
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.007