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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
Period:
Area:
27 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States 77.9%
2 Switzerland74.6%
3 Australia69.8%
4 Canada69.6%
5 Mexico64.8%
6 Turkiye63.7%
7 United Kingdom63.0%
8 Ireland61.3%
9 Japan60.3%
10 Poland59.2%
11 Denmark58.9%
12 France53.5%
13 Norway53.3%
14 Latvia50.4%
15 Czech Republic47.2%
16 Spain45.1%
17 Lithuania44.4%
18 Israel41.8%
19 Slovakia41.3%
20 Chile40.6%
21 Finland40.5%
22 Austria38.4%
23 Republic of Korea38.3%
24 Germany36.3%
25 Slovenia32.3%
26 Iceland27.3%
27 Sweden25.4%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany.

No data for 11 countries.

Source
ISSP 2012

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -0.584272 X +7.071
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.124
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.015

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 35343.962150 X +28002.077
Correlation coefficient (r)0.203
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.041

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -2.504268 X +81.794
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.126
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.016

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = 0.071909 X +1.567
Correlation coefficient (r)0.029
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data27
Regression equation
Y = -10.618058 X +18.487
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.265
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.070