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Question: Who should pay for [parental] leave?
Choices: "The government" "The employer" "Both the government and the employer" "Other sources"
Data: % of "The government"
Period:
Area:
27 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Sweden70.6%
2 Latvia 68.0%
3 Austria67.5%
4 Israel66.0%
5 Norway65.8%
6 Czech Republic65.4%
7 Slovakia60.1%
8 Lithuania57.9%
9 Poland56.6%
10 Slovenia56.0%
11 Turkey49.8%
12 Germany49.2%
13 Finland46.3%
14 Spain41.8%
15 Iceland36.8%
16 Chile36.0%
17 Denmark32.9%
18 Mexico32.6%
19 France29.6%
20 Republic of Korea29.0%
21 Japan26.1%
22 Australia26.0%
23 Canada25.9%
24 Ireland25.4%
25 Switzerland23.5%
26 United Kingdom20.5%
27 United States7.1%

Note
Those who do not think that parental leave is necessary/ Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany.

No data for 9 countries.

Source
ISSP 2012

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -0.347248 X +6.916
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.098
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.010

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = -13922.470407 X +51985.633
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.188
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.035

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -0.041076 X +0.823
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.269
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.072

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 0.323621 X +1.568
Correlation coefficient (r)0.162
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.026

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 1.210817 X +11.119
Correlation coefficient (r)0.050
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.003