Maternity leave benefits

percent of wages paid in covered period, 1960–2017

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Country1960196119621963196419651966196719681969197019711972197319741975197619771978197919801981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017
Afghanistan..............................................................................................................100.00....
Albania..................................................................................................65.00..65.00..65.00..65.00....
Algeria..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
American Samoa....................................................................................................................
Andorra....................................................................................................................
Angola..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Antigua and Barbuda..............................................................................................................78.00....
Argentina..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Armenia..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Aruba....................................................................................................................
Australia....................................................................................................................
Austria..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Azerbaijan..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Bahamas..............................................................................................................100.00....
Bahrain..............................................................................................................100.00....
Bangladesh..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Barbados..............................................................................................................100.00....
Belarus..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Belgium..................................................................................................77.00..77.00..77.00..77.00....
Belize..............................................................................................................80.00....
Benin..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Bermuda....................................................................................................................
Bhutan..............................................................................................................100.00....
Bolivia..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Bosnia and Herzegovina..................................................................................................60.00..60.00..60.00..60.00....
Botswana..................................................................................................50.00..50.00..50.00..50.00....
Brazil..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
British Virgin Islands....................................................................................................................
Brunei..............................................................................................................100.00....
Bulgaria..................................................................................................90.00..90.00..90.00..90.00....
Burkina Faso..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Burundi..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Cape Verde..............................................................................................................100.00....
Cambodia..................................................................................................50.00..50.00..50.00..50.00....
Cameroon..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Canada..................................................................................................40.00..35.00..37.00..34.00....
Cayman Islands....................................................................................................................
Central African Republic..............................................................................................................50.00....
Chad..................................................................................................50.00..50.00..50.00..50.00....
Channel Islands....................................................................................................................
Chile..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
China..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Colombia..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Comoros..............................................................................................................100.00....
Congo (Kinshasa)..................................................................................................67.00..67.00..67.00..67.00....
Congo (Brazzaville)..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Costa Rica..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Ivory Coast..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Croatia..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Cuba....................................................................................................................
Curacao....................................................................................................................
Cyprus..............................................................................................................72.00....
Czech Republic..................................................................................................70.00..70.00..70.00..70.00....
Denmark..................................................................................................50.00..50.00..50.00..50.00....
Djibouti..............................................................................................................100.00....
Dominica..............................................................................................................60.00....
Dominican Republic..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Ecuador..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Egypt..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
El Salvador..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Equatorial Guinea..............................................................................................................75.00....
Eritrea....................................................................................................................
Estonia..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Ethiopia..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Faroe Islands....................................................................................................................
Fiji..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Finland..................................................................................................51.00..51.00..51.00..58.00....
France..................................................................................................85.00..82.00..78.00..73.00....
French Polynesia....................................................................................................................
Gabon..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Gambia..............................................................................................................100.00....
Georgia..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Germany..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Ghana..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Gibraltar....................................................................................................................
Greece..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Greenland....................................................................................................................
Grenada..............................................................................................................88.00....
Guam....................................................................................................................
Guatemala..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Guinea..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Guinea Bissau..............................................................................................................100.00....
Guyana..............................................................................................................70.00....
Haiti..........................................................................................................100.00..100.00....
Honduras..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Hong Kong..................................................................................................80.00..80.00..80.00..80.00....
Hungary..................................................................................................70.00..70.00..70.00..70.00....
Iceland..................................................................................................97.00..59.00..68.00..49.00....
India..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Indonesia..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Iran..................................................................................................67.00..67.00..67.00..67.00....
Iraq..............................................................................................................100.00....
Ireland..................................................................................................44.00..44.00..41.00..35.00....
Isle of Man....................................................................................................................
Israel..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Italy..................................................................................................80.00..80.00..80.00..80.00....
Jamaica..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Japan..................................................................................................67.00..67.00..67.00..67.00....
Jordan..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Kazakhstan..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Kenya..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Kiribati..............................................................................................................25.00....
South Korea..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Kosovo..................................................................................................63.00..63.00..63.00..63.00....
Kuwait..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Kyrgyzstan..................................................................................................22.00..22.00..22.00..19.00....
Laos..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Latvia..................................................................................................100.00..80.00..68.00..80.00....
Lebanon..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Lesotho..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Liberia..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Libya..............................................................................................................100.00....
Liechtenstein....................................................................................................................
Lithuania..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Luxembourg..............................................................................................................100.00....
Macau....................................................................................................................
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Madagascar..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Malawi..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Malaysia..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Maldives..............................................................................................................100.00....
Mali..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Malta..............................................................................................................82.00....
Marshall Islands....................................................................................................................
Mauritania..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Mauritius..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Mexico..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Micronesia....................................................................................................................
Moldova..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Monaco....................................................................................................................
Mongolia..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Montenegro..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Morocco..................................................................................................67.00..67.00..67.00..67.00....
Mozambique..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Burma (Myanmar)..............................................................................................................70.00....
Namibia..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Nauru....................................................................................................................
Nepal..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Netherlands..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
New Caledonia....................................................................................................................
New Zealand..................................................................................................88.00..55.00..57.00..47.00....
Nicaragua..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Niger..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Nigeria..................................................................................................50.00..50.00..50.00..50.00....
Northern Mariana Islands....................................................................................................................
Norway....................................................................................................................
Oman..................................................................................................75.00..75.00..75.00..100.00....
Pakistan..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Palau....................................................................................................................
Panama..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Papua New Guinea....................................................................................................................
Paraguay..................................................................................................50.00..50.00..50.00..50.00....
Peru..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Philippines..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Poland..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Portugal....................................................................................................................
Puerto Rico..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Qatar..............................................................................................................100.00....
Romania..................................................................................................85.00..85.00..85.00..85.00....
Russia..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Rwanda..................................................................................................60.00..60.00..60.00..60.00....
Samoa..............................................................................................................100.00....
San Marino..............................................................................................................100.00....
Saint Thomas and Principe..............................................................................................................100.00....
Saudi Arabia..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Senegal..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Serbia..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Seychelles..............................................................................................................100.00....
Sierra Leone......................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00....
Singapore..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Saint Martin (Netherlands)....................................................................................................................
Slovakia..................................................................................................55.00..55.00..65.00..65.00....
Slovenia..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Solomon Islands..............................................................................................................25.00....
Somalia....................................................................................................................
South Africa..................................................................................................39.00..39.00..38.00..38.00....
South Sudan..............................................................................................................100.00....
Spain..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Sri Lanka..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Saint Kitts and Nevis..............................................................................................................65.00....
Saint Lucia..............................................................................................................65.00....
Saint Martin (France)....................................................................................................................
Saint Vincent and Grenadines..............................................................................................................65.00....
Sudan..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Suriname....................................................................................................................
Swaziland..............................................................................................................100.00....
Sweden....................................................................................................................
Switzerland..................................................................................................68.00..60.00..64.00..59.00....
Syria..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Tajikistan..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Tanzania..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Thailand..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Timor Leste..............................................................................................................100.00....
Togo..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Tonga....................................................................................................................
Trinidad and Tobago..............................................................................................................61.00....
Tunisia..................................................................................................67.00..67.00..67.00..67.00....
Turkey..................................................................................................67.00..67.00..67.00..67.00....
Turkmenistan....................................................................................................................
Turks and Caicos....................................................................................................................
Tuvalu....................................................................................................................
Uganda..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Ukraine..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
United Arab Emirates..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
United Kingdom..................................................................................................28.00..28.00..29.00..90.00....
United States....................................................................................................................
Uruguay..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Uzbekistan..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Vanuatu..............................................................................................................66.00....
Venezuela..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Vietnam..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Virgin Islands (U.S.)....................................................................................................................
West Bank and Gaza..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Yemen..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Zambia..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....
Zimbabwe..................................................................................................100.00..100.00..100.00..100.00....

Parental leave is an employee benefit that provides money to care for a child or make arrangements for the child’s welfare.

Source: World Bank