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Which Country Grants the Longest Paternity Leave?

Paid Paternity Leave (weeks), 2014
Labour | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 24 countries in 2014, South Korea ranked the highest in Paid Paternity Leave with 52.6 weeks followed by Japan and Luxembourg. On the other end of the scale was Netherlands with 0.300 weeks, Greece with 0.400 weeks and Australia with 1.00 weeks.

Average Paid Paternity Leave reached 8.80 weeks in 2014 in the World. This is 0 % the same as in the previous year and 50.0 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average Paid Paternity Leave reached an all time high of 8.80 weeks in 2014 and an all time low of 0.000 weeks in 1970.

Data for more countries are available at Paid Paternity Leave indicator page.