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Health > Births and maternity > Maternity leave > Proportion of wages paid: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of usual wages the country mandates employers to pay women on maternity leave. For instance, Italy requires employers to pay a woman 80% of her normal wages while off work after giving birth.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
=1 Comoros 100% 2013
=1 Namibia 100% 2013
=1 Singapore 100% 2013
=1 Honduras 100% 2013
=1 Kyrgyzstan 100% 2013
=1 Poland 100% 2013
=1 Kazakhstan 100% 2013
=1 Germany 100% 2013
=1 Zambia 100% 2013
=1 Kuwait 100% 2013
=1 Democratic Republic of the Congo 100% 2013
=1 Malta 100% 2013
=1 Nicaragua 100% 2013
=1 Burundi 100% 2013
=1 Antigua and Barbuda 100% 2013
=1 Djibouti 100% 2013
=1 Egypt 100% 2013
=1 Uruguay 100% 2013
=1 Grenada 100% 2013
=1 Guinea-Bissau 100% 2013
=1 Croatia 100% 2013
=1 Gambia 100% 2013
=1 Iraq 100% 2013
=1 Haiti 100% 2013
=1 Chile 100% 2013
=1 Algeria 100% 2013
=1 Belarus 100% 2013
=1 Brunei 100% 2013
=1 Brazil 100% 2013
=1 Niger 100% 2013
=1 Uganda 100% 2013
=1 Mozambique 100% 2013
=1 Latvia 100% 2013
=1 Austria 100% 2013
=1 Angola 100% 2013
=1 Russia 100% 2013
=1 Mali 100% 2013
=1 Vietnam 100% 2013
=1 Ukraine 100% 2013
=1 Armenia 100% 2013
=1 China 100% 2013
=1 Togo 100% 2013
=1 Cuba 100% 2013
=1 Benin 100% 2013
=1 Cote d'Ivoire 100% 2013
=1 Laos 100% 2013
=1 Peru 100% 2013
=1 Bermuda 100% 2013
=1 San Marino 100% 2013
=1 Kenya 100% 2013
=1 Azerbaijan 100% 2013
=1 India 100% 2013
=1 United Arab Emirates 100% 2013
=1 Jamaica 100% 2013
=1 Yemen 100% 2013
=1 New Zealand 100% 2013
=1 Gabon 100% 2013
=1 Pakistan 100% 2013
=1 Spain 100% 2013
=1 The Bahamas 100% 2013
=1 Guatemala 100% 2013
=1 Slovenia 100% 2013
=1 Ghana 100% 2013
=1 Argentina 100% 2013
=1 Lithuania 100% 2013
=1 Sao Tome and Principe 100% 2013
=1 Serbia 100% 2013
=1 Mexico 100% 2013
=1 Syria 100% 2013
=1 Trinidad and Tobago 100% 2013
=1 Mauritania 100% 2013
=1 Jordan 100% 2013
=1 Zimbabwe 100% 2013
=1 Senegal 100% 2013
=1 Venezuela 100% 2013
=1 Israel 100% 2013
=1 Nepal 100% 2013
=1 Sudan 100% 2013
=1 Qatar 100% 2013
=1 Fiji 100% 2013
=1 Colombia 100% 2013
=1 Uzbekistan 100% 2013
=1 Lebanon 100% 2013
=1 Estonia 100% 2013
=1 Morocco 100% 2013
=1 Moldova 100% 2013
=1 Philippines 100% 2013
=1 Belize 100% 2013
=1 Thailand 100% 2013
=1 Rwanda 100% 2013
=1 Ecuador 100% 2013
=1 Andorra 100% 2013
=1 Luxembourg 100% 2013
=1 Costa Rica 100% 2013
=1 Panama 100% 2013
=1 Guinea 100% 2013
=1 Barbados 100% 2013
=1 Malaysia 100% 2013
=1 Mauritius 100% 2013
=1 Bangladesh 100% 2013
=1 Indonesia 100% 2013
=1 Bahrain 100% 2013
=1 Dominican Republic 100% 2013
=1 Malawi 100% 2013
=1 France 100% 2013
=1 Afghanistan 100% 2013
=1 Tajikistan 100% 2013
=1 South Korea 100% 2013
=1 Madagascar 100% 2013
=1 Tanzania 100% 2013
=1 Netherlands 100% 2013
=1 Burkina Faso 100% 2013
=1 Cameroon 100% 2013
=1 Ethiopia 100% 2013
=1 Turkmenistan 100% 2013
=116 Bulgaria 90% 2013
=116 Cape Verde 90% 2013
=116 United Kingdom 90% 2013
=116 Isle of Man 90% 2013
=116 Portugal 90% 2013
=116 Monaco 90% 2013
122 Sri Lanka 86% 2013
123 Romania 85% 2013
=124 Iceland 80% 2013
=124 Switzerland 80% 2013
=124 Sweden 80% 2013
=124 Albania 80% 2013
=124 Italy 80% 2013
=124 Hong Kong 80% 2013
=124 Ireland 80% 2013
=124 Liechtenstein 80% 2013
=124 Norway 80% 2013
133 Belgium 79.5% 2013
=134 Cyprus 75% 2013
=134 Equatorial Guinea 75% 2013
=134 Bolivia 75% 2013
=134 El Salvador 75% 2013
=134 Bosnia and Herzegovina 75% 2013
=139 Guyana 70% 2013
=139 Mongolia 70% 2013
=139 Hungary 70% 2013
=139 Finland 70% 2013
=143 Tunisia 67% 2013
=143 Iran 67% 2013
=143 British Virgin Islands 67% 2013
=143 Turkey 67% 2013
=147 Burma 66% 2013
=147 Vanuatu 66% 2013
=149 Saint Kitts and Nevis 65% 2013
=149 Saint Lucia 65% 2013
=149 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 65% 2013
=152 South Africa 60% 2013
=152 Czech Republic 60% 2013
=152 Dominica 60% 2013
=155 Slovakia 55% 2013
=155 Canada 55% 2013
=157 Chad 50% 2013
=157 Somalia 50% 2013
=157 Saudi Arabia 50% 2013
=157 Cambodia 50% 2013
=157 Botswana 50% 2013
=157 Paraguay 50% 2013
=157 Greece 50% 2013
=157 Nigeria 50% 2013
=157 Central African Republic 50% 2013
=157 Libya 50% 2013
167 Japan 30% 2013
=168 Kiribati 25% 2013
=168 Solomon Islands 25% 2013

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