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Vorarlbergs fathers not excited about parental leave

Vorarlbergs most western province Vorarlberg is Austrias tail light in relation to the parental leave of fathers.

Only 1,9 percent of the parents who received child care subsidy in Vorarlberg last month were male. The amount in the whole area of Austria is 4,5 percent. Vienna is the place with the highest percentage of fathers in parental leave: 8,5 percent. On the second place follows Lower Austria with 4 percent. Third and fourth were Styria and Carinthia with about 3,5 percent. 3,4 percent were counted in Upper Austria and Salzburg. 3 percent in Tirol, and 2,8 percent in Austrias most eastern province Burgenland.

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