After a decade of robust growth that lifted employment and well-being, the COVID-19 pandemic has thrust Israel, like most countries into a severe economic shock, adding to long-standing challenges, according to a new OECD report.
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This note provides a comprehensive overview of the extent to which laws in Israel and OECD countries ensure equal treatment of LGBTI people, and of the complementary policies that could help foster LGBTI inclusion.
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The tax wedge for the average single worker in Israel increased by 0.2 percentage points from 22.5 in 2018 to 22.7 in 2019. The OECD average tax wedge in 2019 was 36.0 (2018, 36.1).
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This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2020.
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The OECD’s annual Revenue Statistics report found that the tax-to-GDP ratio in Israel decreased by 1.4 percentage points from 32.5% in 2017 to 31.1% in 2018. The corresponding figure for the OECD average was a slight increase of 0.1 percentage point from 34.2% to 34.3% over the same period.