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Just under one in four adults in Germany are obese. As a result, Germans live on average 2.6 years less due to overweight. Overweight accounts for 10.7% of health expenditure one of the largest rates of all countries analysed. Labour market outputs are lower due to overweight by the equivalent of 1 m full time workers per year. Combined, this means that overweight reduces Germany’s GDP by 3.0%.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Berlin on 1-2 October 2019 to attend a meeting with Chancellor Merkel and Heads of International Organisations. While in Berlin, the Secretary-General will hold bilateral meetings with Chancellor Merkel and other high level officials.
Les pays de l’OCDE qui sont le plus attractifs pour de potentiels immigrés hautement qualifiés sont l’Australie, la Suède, la Suisse, la Nouvelle-Zélande et le Canada, en partie en raison des conditions favorables qu’ils offrent en termes d’admission et de séjour.
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This document describes the key findings for Germany from the OECD Skills Strategy 2019.
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The Skills Outlook Scoreboard assesses the extent to which Germany is able to make the most of digitalisation. Germany’s performance is measured along 3 main dimensions: Skills for digitalisation, Digital exposure and Skillsrelated policy effort.
igitalisation, globalisation and demographic change are having a profound impact on our societies, our daily lives and our work. New technologies are creating new employment opportunities. Between 2006 and 2016, four out of ten new jobs in OECD countries were created in highly digital-intensive sectors.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Berlin on 25 April 2019 to present THE FUTURE OF WORK - the OECD 2019 Employment Outlook.
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The tax wedge for the average single worker in Germany decreased by 0.1 percentage points from 49.6 in 2017 to 49.5 in 2018. The OECD average tax wedge in 2018 was 36.1 (2017, 36.2).