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This policy profile on education in Estonia is part of the Education Policy Outlook series, which presents comparative analysis of education policies and reforms across OECD countries.
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 has the 15th highest tax wedge among the 34 OECD member countries in 2015. The country occupied the same position in 2014. The average single worker in Estonia faced a tax wedge of 39% in 2015 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%.
The effective use of school resources is a policy priority across OECD countries. The OECD Reviews of School Resources explore how resources can be governed, distributed, utilised and managed to improve the quality, equity and efficiency of school education.
The series considers four types of resources: financial resources, such as public funding of individual schools; human resources, such as teachers, school leaders and education administrators; physical resources, such as location, buildings and equipment; and other resources, such as learning time.
This series offers timely policy advice to both governments and the education community. It includes both country reports and thematic studies.
This case study presents the Political Parties Act, the legislative framework for funding, regulating and monitoring political parties and candidates. It also discusses the Estonian Party Funding Supervision Committee, the electoral management body charged with overseeing compliance with the Political Parties Act.
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.
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The economic crisis had deep impacts on the Estonian labour market, but the recovery has been equally remarkable. The employment rate dropped from 70.3% in Q3 2008 to 59.5% in Q1 2010, but has since been increasing strongly
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.
A dashboard of key government indicators by country, to help you analyse international comparisons of public sector performance.
This publication examines public governance arrangements in Finland and Estonia in two key areas: whole-of-government strategy steering and digital governance. This integrated review reflects the fact that the two countries face common challenges in setting and co-ordinating the implementation of whole-of-government strategies.