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Table 1 Employment rates and wages

From: Female labour market outcomes and the impact of maternity leave policies

  Scandinavian US
Mothers of children ≤2 0.72 0.54
Mothers with children ≤2 in work 0.48 -
Mothers with children ≤2 on leave 0.24 -
Mothers of children 3−5 0.79 0.63
Mothers of children 6−14 0.79 0.73
Gross wage gender gap 0.12 0.20
  1. Source: OECD Family Database