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Labour market conditions are improving in many OECD countries but the recovery from the recent economic crisis remains very uneven. Norway stands out across OECD countries as the financial crisis had a relatively limited effect and the subsequent recovery has been robust, with strong growth in average incomes and low income inequality.
Base de données Statistiques de l'OCDE sur la santé 2015 - Notes par pays
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Norway’s early childhood education and care (ECEC) system has experienced a strong expansion over the last decade. More children than ever are enrolled in its kindergartens.
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Norge har lykkes i å redusere dødeligheten forårsaket av hjerte- og karsykdommer.
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Norway has been successful at reducing the mortality due to cardiovascular diseases (CVD).
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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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Norway is ranked 20th among the 34 OECD member countries in decreasing order with a tax wedge for an average single worker at 37.0% in 2014, compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.
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This country note from Going for Growth 2015 for Norway 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 Norway declined by 1.5 percentage points from 42.3% to 40.8%, the largest fall amongst member countries in 2013. The OECD average was an increase of 0.4 percentage points from 33.7% to 34.1%. The Norwegian standard VAT rate is 25%, which is considerably above the OECD average. The average VAT/GST standard rate in the OECD was 19.1% on 1 January 2014.
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Excellent population health status and good outcomes associated with acute care reflect a high-performing health system in Norway. Norway’s good health system comes at a cost – Norway’s per capita health expenditure is the highest in Europe.