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Question: Consider a couple who both work full-time and now have a new born child. One of them stops working for some time to care for their child. Do you think there should be paid leave available and, if so, for how long?
Choices: "Yes, (write number) months" "No, there should be no paid leave"
Data: % of those who write 13-36 months
Period:
Area:
27 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Austria66.7%
2 Slovakia65.7%
3 Latvia64.6%
4 Lithuania63.8%
5 Czech Republic58.3%
6 Sweden51.9%
7 Germany35.5%
8 Finland29.9%
9 Poland28.7%
10 France27.9%
11 Norway21.7%
12 Iceland16.9%
13 Japan16.8%
14 Spain13.5%
15 Republic of Korea13.1%
16 Canada13.0%
17 Turkey12.5%
18 Ireland7.1%
19 Slovenia5.7%
20 Australia5.1%
21 Denmark4.8%
22 Israel4.4%
23 Chile3.9%
23 United Kingdom3.9%
25 Switzerland3.8%
26 Mexico2.4%
27 United States 2.3%

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 = -0.379445 X +6.856
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.134
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.018

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data24
Regression equation
Y = -412.661182 X +46214.064
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.006
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -0.047434 X +0.817
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.390
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.152

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -0.345328 X +1.791
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.217
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.047

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 7.780930 X +9.789
Correlation coefficient (r)0.403
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.162