Paid Paternity Leave

Based on a comparison of 34 countries in 2013, 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 USA with 0 weeks, Canada with 0 weeks and Turkey with 0 weeks.

Average Paid Paternity Leave reached 8.80 weeks in 2013 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 2013 and an all time low of 0 weeks in 1970.

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Countries Unit 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Australia weeks                                                       0 0 0 0 0    
Austria weeks                                                       26.0 13.0 13.0 8.70 8.70    
Belgium weeks                                                       15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0    
Canada weeks                                                       0 0 0 0 0    
Czech Republic weeks                                                       0 0 0 0 0    
Denmark weeks                                                       2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00    
Estonia weeks ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...    
Finland weeks                                                       7.00 7.00 7.00 9.00 9.00    
France weeks                                                       2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00    
Germany weeks                                                       8.70 8.70 8.70 8.70 8.70    
Greece weeks                                                       0.400 0.400 0.400 0.400 0.400    
Hungary weeks                                                       1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00    
Iceland weeks                                                       13.0 13.0 13.0 13.0 13.0    
Ireland weeks                                                       0 0 0 0 0    
Italy weeks                                                       17.3 17.3 17.3 17.3 17.3    
Japan weeks                                                       0 0 0 52.0 52.0    
Luxembourg weeks                                                       26.4 26.4 26.4 26.4 26.4    
Mexico weeks                                                       0 0 0 0 0    
Netherlands weeks                                                       0.300 0.300 0.300 0.300 0.300    
New Zealand weeks                                                       0 0 0 0 0    
Norway weeks                                                       6.00 6.00 10.0 10.0 12.0    
Poland weeks                                                       0 0 0 1.00 1.00    
Portugal weeks                                                       4.00 4.00 21.3 21.3 21.3    
Russia weeks ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...    
Slovakia weeks                                                       0 0 0 0 0    
Slovenia weeks ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...    
South Africa weeks ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...    
South Korea weeks                                                       0 52.0 52.0 52.0 52.0    
Spain weeks                                                       2.10 2.10 2.10 2.10 2.10    
Sweden weeks                                                       10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0    
Switzerland weeks                                                       0 0 0 0 0    
Turkey weeks                                                       0 0 0 0 0    
United Kingdom weeks                                                       2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00    
USA weeks                                                       0 0 0 0 0    
World weeks                                                       4.80 6.10 6.80 8.50 8.50