There are now 42 adherents to the OECD Declaration on Green Growth. Lithuania has joined Costa Rica, Colombia, Croatia, Latvia, Morocco, Tunisia, as well as OECD members in having adhered to the declaration. Latest reports are now available on Zambia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Korea and Latvia.
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This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators used for the Better Life initiative and shows what users of the Better Life Index are telling us about their well-being priorities.
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This country note provides information on latest trends in income inequalities as well as key findings from the 2015 OECD report "In it Together: Why less inequality benefits all".
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Les niveaux de consommation d’alcool au Canada sont proches de la moyenne de l’OCDE et sont restés relativement stables durant les vingt dernières années. En 2012, la consommation d’alcool moyenne au Canada est estimée à 8.2 litres d’alcool pur par habitant, contre 9.1 litres en moyenne dans les pays de l’OCDE.
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Canada has the 10th lowest tax wedge among the 34 OECD member countries. The average single worker in Canada faced a tax wedge of 31.5% in 2014 compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.
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Water resources allocation determines who is able to use water resources, how, when and where. Capturing information from 27 OECD countries and key partner economies, the report presents key findings from the OECD Survey of Water Resources Allocation and case studies of successful allocation reform.
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This country note from Going for Growth 2015 for Canada identifies and assesses progress made on key reforms to boost long-term growth, improve competitiveness and productivity and create jobs.
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The tax burden in Canada declined by 0.1 percentage points from 30.7% to 30.6% in 2013. The corresponding figure for the OECD average was an increase of 0.4 percentage points from 33.7% to 34.1%. Canada’s standard federal GST rate of 5% is one of the lowest in the OECD. The average VAT/GST standard rate in the OECD was 19.1% on 1 January 2014.
La Canada a admis 257 900 nouveaux résidents permanents en 2012, soit environ 0.7% de la population résidente et un niveau proche de la moyenne depuis 2006..
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This country profile describes in details the Canadian pharmaceutical system, including decision-making processes for regulatory approval, reimbursement and pricing; assessment guidelines; institution and stakeholders involved and specific policies for new high cost drugs, when available.