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This document describes the key findings for Denmark from the OECD Skills Strategy 2019.
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The tax wedge for the average single worker in Denmark decreased by 0.1 percentage points from 35.8 in 2017 to 35.7 in 2018. The OECD average tax wedge in 2018 was 36.1 (2017, 36.2).
The Danish economy has been growing above 2% in recent years and the steady expansion is projected to continue. Living standards and wellbeing rank among the highest across OECD countries in most dimensions.
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The tax-to-GDP ratio in Denmark decreased by 0.2 percentage points, from 46.2% in 2016 to 46.0% in 2017. The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.2 percentage points from 34.0% to 34.2% over the same period.
This project drew on the initiatives for Better Regulation promoted by both the EU and the OECD in 2010.
Government at a Glance provides a dashboard of key indicators to help you analyse international comparisons of public sector performance.