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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 employer"
Period:
Area:
27 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States37.0%
2 Turkey17.8%
3 Mexico15.7%
4 United Kingdom15.5%
5 Republic of Korea 13.5%
6 Japan12.4%
7 Chile12.2%
8 Spain11.8%
9 Poland11.5%
10 Switzerland10.3%
11 Canada7.4%
12 Czech Republic6.5%
13 Australia6.0%
14 Denmark5.6%
15 France5.0%
16 Latvia4.8%
17 Slovenia4.1%
18 Finland4.0%
18 Ireland4.0%
18 Israel4.0%
21 Lithuania3.9%
22 Iceland3.8%
23 Germany3.6%
24 Slovakia2.7%
25 Austria2.1%
26 Sweden1.6%
27 Norway0.8%

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 = -2.480799 X +6.974
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.289
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.084

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -12911.274840 X +43750.595
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.075
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.006

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -6.365958 X +80.837
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.174
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.030

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -0.050346 X +1.725
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.010
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -4.085401 X +11.989
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.070
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.005