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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Estonia had the 16th highest tax wedge among the 35 OECD member countries in 2016. The country occupied the same position in 2015. The average single worker in Estonia faced a tax wedge of 38.9% in 2016 compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.
These country specific notes provide figures and commentary from the Taxation and Skills publication that examines how tax policy can encourage skills development in OECD countries.
Estonia needs to move faster to reduce its dependence on oil shale so it can advance towards a greener economy and reduce air pollution and waste generation, according to a new OECD report.
OECD Environmental Performance Reviews provide independent assessments of countries’ progress towards their environmental policy objectives. Reviews promote peer learning, enhance government accountability, and provide targeted recommendations aimed at improving environmental performance, individually and collectively. They are supported by a broad range of economic and environmental data, and evidence-based analysis. Each cycle of Environmental Performance Reviews covers all OECD countries and selected partner economies. The most recent reviews include Chile and France (2016).
This report is the first Environmental Performance Review of Estonia. It evaluates progress towards sustainable development and green growth, with a focus on waste and materials management, and mining and the environment.
As part of the STI Outlook 2016, the OECD has released policy profiles by country. These include cross-country analyses that draw on the first joint EC-OECD survey on STI policies. They focus on major STI policy areas, instruments and trends.
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Estonia has one of the strongest education systems among all OECD countries with above-average results in PISA and almost universal access to pre-primary education. The rate of educational attainment at the secondary level is among the highest in the EU and OECD areas, while the proportion of adults holding a tertiary qualification is above the OECD average.
This country note presents student performance in science, reading and mathematics, and measures equity in education in Estonia. The interactive charts allow you to compare results with other countries participating in the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).
This annual publication presents detailed country notes and internationally comparable tax data for all OECD countries from 1965 onwards.
This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Estonia.