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Most Family-Friendly Countries In Europe, 2019 | CEOWORLD magazine

MOVE over Germany and the United Kingdom – Sweden has been named the most family-friendly country in Europe for 2019. Norway ranked number 2 on the list, followed by Iceland (No. 3), Estonia (No. 4), and Portugal (No. 5).

The report placed Germany in sixth on the list ahead of Denmark, and Slovenia. Luxembourg and France round out the list at nine and ten, respectively. Of the 31 European countries ranked, the United Kingdom placed 28th – immediately behind Ireland in 27th.

Using data from Eurostat, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and research articles, the Unicef study ranked 31 European countries on family-friendly practices. The study based its rankings on a range of family-friendly government policies including paid parental leave, support for breastfeeding, and affordable childcare and preschool education.

Austria took the No. 11 spot, followed by Finland (No. 12) and Belgium (No. 13). Meanwhile, Spain ranked No. 14 in the ranking of the most family-friendly in Europe for 2019.

The Netherlands came in 15th place, followed by Lithuania (16th), Hungary (17th), Latvia (18th), and Italy, ranked 19th. Out of 31 European countries ranked, Bulgaria ranked No. twentieth in the survey.

Most Family-Friendly Countries In Europe, 2019

Rank Country Paid leave to mothers Paid leave for fathers Childcare enrolment, between age 3 and school age (%)
1 Sweden 35 10.9 97
2 Norway 45 9.8 90
3 Iceland 16 7.8 99
4 Estonia 85 2 93
5 Portugal 20 12.5 92
6 Germany 43 5.7 92
7 Denmark 27 1.1 96
8 Slovenia 48 2.6 90
9 Luxembourg 26 10.4 87
10 France 19 5.6 94
11 Austria 51 6.9 89
12 Finland 41 5.7 84
13 Belgium 13 5 99
14 Spain 16 2.1 95
15 Netherlands 16 0.4 94
16 Lithuania 62 4 78
17 Hungary 72 1 87
18 Latvia 53 1.1 82
19 Italy 25 0.4 93
20 Bulgaria 65 1.7 75
21 Romania 48 4.7 61
22 Croatia 39 2.9 51
23 Poland 42 2 61
24 Czech Republic 53 0 81
25 Malta 16 0.2 88
26 Slovakia 54 0 77
27 Ireland 9 0 93
28 United Kingdom 12 0.4 73
29 Cyprus 14 0 79
30 Greece 23 0.4 56
31 Switzerland 8 0 66

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