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The digital revolution, globalisation and demographic changes are transforming labour markets at a time when policy makers are also struggling with slow productivity and wage growth and high levels of income inequality. The new OECD Jobs Strategy provides a comprehensive framework and policy recommendations to help countries address these challenges.
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Resistance proportions for eight antibiotic-bacterium pairs in the United Kingdom (UK) have decreased in recent years, from 13.5% in 2005 to 9% in 2015, and could go up again to 11% by 2030, should current trends in antibiotic consumption, population and economic growth continue into the future. Resistance proportions in the UK were lower than the OECD average in 2015 (17%).
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The UK headline employment indicators compare well with OECD averages. In the first quarter of 2018, the UK employment rate of those aged between 15 and 74 years was 66.7%, the highest UK level on record and about 5 percentage points above the OECD average
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A broken social elevator? Key findings for United Kingdom
England has committed itself to a very ambitious programme to develop apprenticeships, but still faces many challenges to effectively implement current reforms and develop a world-class apprenticeship system, according to a new OECD report.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in London on Wednesday 4th April 2018 to open a Meeting of the OECD Global Parliamentary Network taking place at the Houses of Parliament in Westminster and focusing on how to move from analysis to policy action in the promotion of inclusive growth.
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Key findings for the United Kingdom from the report "Pensions at a Glance 2017"
These notes present selected country highlights from the OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2017 with a specific focus on digital trends among all themes covered.
Afin de stimuler la croissance, la productivité et les revenus, le Royaume Uni devrait encourager l’apprentissage des adultes tout au long de leur vie et promouvoir une meilleure utilisation des compétences, d’après un nouveau rapport de l’OCDE.
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This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2017.