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  • 5-October-2016

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    Society at a Glance 2016 - How does Austria compare?

    The number of young people not in employment, education or training (NEETs) remains elevated in many countries since the crisis. This country note examines the characteristics of those at risk of being NEET in Austria along with policies to help meet the challenge. It also includes many new youth-specific indicators on family formation, self-sufficiency, income and poverty, health and social cohesion.

  • 9-June-2016


    Reform of Austria’s school governance crucial to deliver better value for money

    Austria has taken important steps to improve its school system, but needs to reform its complex school governance to further improve quality and equity, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 31-May-2016

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    How's life in Austria?

    This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2016.

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  • 12-April-2016


    Taxing Wages: Austria

    The tax burden on labour income is expressed by the tax wedge, which is a measure of the net tax burden on labour income borne by the employee and the employer.

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  • 9-December-2015


    Towards more gender equality in Austria

    Gender mainstreaming with the aim of more gender equality ranks high on the agenda of Austrian policy makers.

  • 9-December-2015


    Austria's separate gender roles model was popular in the past, but is becoming a constraint for comprehensive wellbeing

    Austria has a model of "separate gender roles" in work, family and life arrangements which persists despite efforts to better balance these roles.

  • 24-November-2015


    Education at a Glance 2015: Austria

    The 2015 edition introduces more detailed analysis of participation in early childhood and tertiary levels of education. The report also examines first generation tertiary-educated adults’ educational and social mobility, labour market outcomes for recent graduates, and participation in employer-sponsored formal and/or non-formal education.

  • 2-October-2015


    Austria should do more to help people with frequent mental health problems

    Austria needs to do more to help people with mental health problems find a job or stay in the workplace, according to a new OECD report. A more comprehensive approach would help employees and firms alike: mental health issues are estimated to cost the Austrian economy around 3.6% of GDP every year in lost productivity, health care and out-of-work benefits.

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  • 9-July-2015

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    OECD Employment Outlook 2015 - Key findings for Austria

    AAustria experienced a renewed downturn in its economy and labour market between mid-2011 and late-2014, with increasing rates of unemployment largely due to slack domestic demand. But there are recent signs of a slow recovery: overall and youth unemployment rates and the incidence of long-term unemployment all started to fall in the first quarter of 2015, if only marginally, and employment continued to increase.

  • 7-July-2015


    OECD Health Statistics 2015 - Country Notes

    Specific country notes have been prepared using data from the database OECD Health Statistics 2015, July 2015 version. The notes are available in PDF format.

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