Data Set

SHARELIFE WP7: Gender and family: Maternity/parental leave duration (in weeks)

Covered years

1950-1999

Topics

Family & Children

Description

Unit measures maternity/parental leave in weeks

This indicator is part of the selection of contextual variables that was deemed important for the analysis of SHARE Wave 3 (SHARELIFE) data, which focuses on people's life histories. The variables are aimed to provide institutional information on the welfare states in Europe and are not meant to be exhaustive.

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Values

Unit: number of weeks

  1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Austria 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
Belgium 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15
Denmark 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 18 18 18 18 18 24 24 24 24 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 30
France 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
Germany 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14
Greece 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 15 15 15 15 16 16 16 16 16
Ireland 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14
Italy 17 17 17 23.7 23.7 23.7 23.7 23.7 23.7 23.7 23.7 23.7 23.7 23.7 23.7 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5
Netherlands 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
Spain 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
Sweden 26 26 26 26 30 30 30 30 39 39 39 39 39 39 39 39 51 51 51 64 64 64 64 64 64 64 64 64 64 64
Switzerland 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 16 16 16