Social policies and data

OECD: a leader in international measurement and analysis in social policy

 

The OECD carries out work on social data and indicators to improve international comparisons and economic analyses of social policies. Key statistical areas of work covered by the Social Policy Division include: 

social indicators

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Issued from the publication Society at a Glance, the OECD Social Indicators include a wide range of information on social issues – such as demography and family characteristics, un/employment, poverty and inequality, social and health care expenditure, and trust and well-being 

social expenditure database (SOCX)

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Social Expenditure Database (SOCX) includes reliable and internationally comparable statistics on public and (mandatory and voluntary) private social expenditure at programme level as well as estimates of net total social spending

income distribution and poverty (IDD)

The OECD database on income distribution and poverty provides indicators on trends in Gini coefficients, poverty rates and poverty gaps before and after taxes and transfers, and real average and median household disposable incomes.

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BENEFITS AND WAGES: OECD INDICATORS

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OECD tax-benefit policy indicators are available to facilitate cross-country comparisons and analysis of time trends of the effects of taxes and benefits on the incomes of working age individuals and their families both in and out of work

family database

The OECD Family database provides cross-national indicators on family outcomes and family policies across the OECD countries, its enhanced engagement partners and EU member states.

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gender

The OECD Gender Initiative provides indicators on Gender Equality in three areas key to economic performance: Education, Employment and Entrepreneurship.

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pensions indicators

Access key OECD Pensions Indicators on pension outcomes and pension policies for OECD, EU and other major countries

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mental health and work project

The OECD Mental Health and Work Project provides indicators on sickness and disability and work in OECD countries.

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