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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In Poland, the mortality due to cardiovascular diseases (CVD) is still high and the burden of CVD and diabetes is also high.
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W Polsce śmiertelność z powodu chorób sercowo-naczyniowych (CSN) jest nadal wysoka; również podwyższona jest częstotliwość występowania CSN i cukrzycy.
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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.
Webpage for the launch of the Open Government Data Review of Poland. The review finds that the combination of political vision, civil society advocacy and EU policy developments have aligned to create a positive environment in Poland for Open Government Data (OGD) initiatives.
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Poland is ranked 21st among the 34 OECD member countries in decreasing order with a tax wedge for an average single worker at 35.6% in 2014, compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.
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This country note from Going for Growth 2015 for Poland 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 Poland increased by 0.3 percentage points from 31.8% to 32.1% in 20121. The OECD average was an increase of 0.4 percentage points from 33.3% to 34.7%. The Polish standard VAT rate is 23%, which is well above the OECD average. The average VAT/GST standard rate in the OECD was 19.1% on 1 January 2014.
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Poland has narrowed the gap in life expectancy with other EU countries over the past two decades, thanks mainly to reductions in mortality in cardiovascular diseases; still further progress in life expectancy could be achieved by further reductions in risk factors and mortality from cardiovascular diseases and cancer.
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?".