The answer to the question "how's life?" depends on where you live. The factors that determine well-being can vary dramatically across the same country so national averages may not provide the full picture. See our regional indicators to see exactly how life is being lived.
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?".
Getting regions and cities 'right', adapting policies to the specificities of where people live and work, is vital to improving citizens’ well-being. View the country factsheets from the publication OECD Regional Outlook 2014.
OECD Territorial Reviews: Istanbul, Turkey, aims to provide a detailed diagnosis and solutions for improving the competitiveness and governance of the Istanbul metropolitan area.
This site contains a list of key references on Turkey. The documentary database includes documents on partnership and local governance that have been published by governments, universities and other organisations.
L’entrepreneuriat au niveau local est une des clefs de voûte du développement du milieu des affaires dans les pays du Moyen Orient et d’Afrique de Nord.
The conference discussed the results of the project as well as policy recommendations on training and skills development for the creation of an innovative and competitive SME sector in OECD countries.