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  • Society at a Glance - OECD Social Indicators

    Society at a Glance 2016 addresses the growing demand for quantitative evidence on social well-being and its trends, with a total of 25 social indicators. The report also features a special chapter on the NEET challenge and what can be done for jobless and disengaged youth.

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  • Health at a Glance 2017: OECD Indicators

    This edition of Health at a Glance contains a range of new indicators, particularly on risk factors for health. As well as indicator-by-indicator analysis, it offers snapshots and dashboard indicators that summarise the comparative performance of countries, and a special chapter on the main factors driving life expectancy gains.

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  • Pensions at a Glance

    The 2017 edition of Pensions at a Glance highlights the pension reforms undertaken by OECD countries over the last two years. Morover, one special chapter focuses on flexible retirement options in OECD countries. This edition also updates information on the key features of pension provision in OECD countries and provides projections of retirement income for today’s workers. It offers indicators covering the design of pension systems, pension entitlements, the demographic and economic context in which pension systems operate, incomes and poverty of older people, the finances of retirement-income systems and private pensions.

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Key publications‌

Brochure Instit ELS 2013

OECD work on Employment, Social Protection and International Migration
The new brochure describes OECD work on Employment, Social protection and International migration; how the interrelated policy areas can help countries boost employment, improve social welfare and manage migration in the context of ageing populations, globalisation and rapid technological change.

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OECD work on Health
Most of the work on health is carried out by the Health Division of the Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs. This new brochure describes the health division activities and good practices on current health issues

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