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This country note from Going for Growth 2015 for Estonia identifies and assesses progress made on key reforms to boost long-term growth, improve competitiveness and productivity and create jobs.
The income gap with respect to top performing countries is diminishing slowly. Declining labour supply and skills shortages pose risks for competitiveness. Reforms are needed to raise productivity and make more of Estonia’s human capital base.
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The tax burden in Estonia declined by 0.3 percentage points from 32.1% to 31.8% in 2013. The corresponding figure for the OECD average was an increase of 0.4 percentage points from 33.7% to 34.1%. The Estonian standard VAT rate is 20%, which is above the OECD average. The average VAT/GST standard rate in the OECD was 19.1% on 1 January 2014.
According to the Population Registry, the population of Estonia continued a longstanding decline in 2013, reaching 1.35 million by 1 January 2014, down 0.3% in a yearly comparison.
Country notes outlining regional variations in health, jobs, safety, environment, access to services, civic engagement, housing, education, income, and employment. These notes are from the OECD publication "How's Life in Your Region?".
Getting regions and cities 'right', adapting policies to the specificities of where people live and work, is vital to improving citizens’ well-being. View the country factsheets from the publication OECD Regional Outlook 2014.
Estonian, PDF, 389kb
Education at a Glance 2014: Estonia (Estonian)
Country notes with main key findings of the book and key fact tables: a customised snapshot of a country's educational environment, highlighting the most important issues in the educational landscape.
Specific country notes have been prepared using data from the database OECD Health Statistics 2014, June 2014 version. The notes are available in PDF format.
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Country profiles highlight some key findings from TALIS 2013 for individual countries and economies