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Labor > Gender division of housework: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Gender Division of Labour Index, 1994 Range = 1.00 (female does all) through 2.50 (equality) to 5.00 (male does all).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
=1 Norway 2.26 1994
=1 United States 2.26 1994
=3 Canada 2.25 1994
=3 Sweden 2.25 1994
5 New Zealand 2.13 1994
6 United Kingdom 2.11 1994
7 Germany 2.1 1994
8 Netherlands 2.04 1994
9 Australia 2.03 1994
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 1.99 1994
10 Austria 1.89 1994
11 Ireland 1.83 1994
12 Italy 1.74 1994
13 Japan 1.5 1994

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Gender division of housework. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Jeanne A. Batalova and Philip N. Cohen, 'Premarital Cohabitation and Housework: Couples in Cross-National Perspective', Journal of Marriage and Family 64, August 2002, p.748. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Gender-division-of-housework

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