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Database for Institutional Comparisons in Europe (Families) , DICE

    For details on all aspects of this database, see DICE

1. General description

2. Main topics

  • Family:
  • Family benefits: e.g. family tax rates, family cash benefits, maternal employment rates
  • Maternity: e.g. fees for centre-based childcare, cash benefits
  • Family values: e.g. importance of family, family life, marriage

3. Data

  • Quantitative and qualitative data
  • Macro-level data
  • The periods covered by the data differ greatly per topic. The overall time period is 1975-present

4. Countries covered

  • EU-28 and Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, United States
  • All countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Noway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

  • The countries covered differ per topic

5. Keyword search facility on website

    Yes, at DICE Search. The search facility allows searches by topic, year, country, institutional field, and document type. The website also contains an alphabetically ordered list of the institutional fields it covers, at DICE Institutional Fields.

6. Data access

  • Prefabricated tables downloadable in Excel and PDF format; from DICE Family and DICE Family Values
  • Per topic
  • Free of charge, no registration required

7. Additional information