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 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00
Belgium 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 15.00 15.00 15.00 15.00 15.00 15.00 15.00 15.00 15.00 15.00
Denmark 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 18.00 18.00 18.00 18.00 18.00 24.00 24.00 24.00 24.00 28.00 28.00 28.00 28.00 28.00 28.00 28.00 28.00 28.00 28.00 30.00
France 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00
Germany 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00
Greece 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 15.00 15.00 15.00 15.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00
Ireland 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00
Italy 17.00 17.00 17.00 23.70 23.70 23.70 23.70 23.70 23.70 23.70 23.70 23.70 23.70 23.70 23.70 21.50 21.50 21.50 21.50 21.50 21.50 21.50 21.50 21.50 21.50 21.50 21.50 21.50 21.50 21.50
Netherlands 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00
Spain 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 14.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00 16.00
Sweden 26.00 26.00 26.00 26.00 30.00 30.00 30.00 30.00 39.00 39.00 39.00 39.00 39.00 39.00 39.00 39.00 51.00 51.00 51.00 64.00 64.00 64.00 64.00 64.00 64.00 64.00 64.00 64.00 64.00 64.00
Switzerland 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 16.00 16.00 16.00