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Question: Who do you think should primarily cover the costs of childcare for children under school age?
Choices: "The family itself" "The government/public funds" "The employers"
Data: % of "The government/public funds"
Period:
Area:
27 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Sweden74.0%
2 Iceland71.6%
3 Slovenia66.7%
4 Germany61.7%
5 Austria59.9%
6 Finland57.5%
7 Slovakia56.8%
8 Israel56.4%
9 Republic of Korea55.9%
10 Lithuania52.0%
11 Spain50.4%
12 Czech Republic50.2%
13 Latvia48.9%
14 Norway46.3%
15 Chile45.3%
16 Denmark39.8%
17 Japan38.6%
18 France38.4%
18 Poland38.4%
20 Ireland35.8%
21 Turkey34.6%
22 United Kingdom33.6%
23 Mexico33.1%
24 Australia28.1%
24 Canada28.1%
26 Switzerland 23.0%
27 United States15.4%

Note
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 = 0.111335 X +6.714
Correlation coefficient (r)0.026
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -10228.000392 X +47361.420
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.118
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.014

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 1.062730 X +79.812
Correlation coefficient (r)0.058
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.003

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -0.157955 X +1.793
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.065
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.004

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 4.713968 X +9.479
Correlation coefficient (r)0.159
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.025