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Question: Who usually makes /made the decisions about how to bring up your children?
Choices: "Mostly me" "Mostly my spouse/ partner" "Sometimes me/ sometimes my spouse/ partner" "We decide/ decided together" "Someone else"
Data: % of women who answer "Mostly me"
Period:
Area:
31 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Poland66.7%
2 Lithuania50.3%
3 Chile48.8%
4 Republic of Korea46.5%
5 Latvia44.2%
6 United Kingdom41.0%
7 United States40.9%
8 Hungary40.3%
9 Czech Republic36.2%
10 Ireland35.4%
11 Switzerland34.3%
12 Germany33.6%
13 Iceland33.4%
14 Portugal33.2%
15 France32.9%
16 Austria32.8%
16 Israel32.8%
18 Japan 32.2%
19 Netherlands31.9%
20 Canada31.6%
21 Belgium31.3%
22 Australia31.2%
23 Turkiye30.4%
24 Slovakia30.0%
25 Finland29.8%
26 Norway28.8%
27 Spain27.8%
28 Mexico27.0%
29 Denmark24.0%
30 Sweden19.8%
31 Slovenia19.5%

Note
The question is asked to those who bring/ brought up a child/ children. 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 = -1.987930 X +7.431
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.289
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.084

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -75789.727505 X +72099.129
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.272
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.074

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -14.710338 X +85.118
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.367
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.135

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = -1.013513 X +1.959
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.281
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.079

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data31
Regression equation
Y = 12.201637 X +6.222
Correlation coefficient (r)0.281
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.079