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.
Cette page contient toutes les informations se rapportant à la mise en oeuvre de la Convention de l’OCDE sur la lutte contre la corruption en Royaume-Uni.
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Recent measures may address non-negligible variations in health care use in England.
Regards sur l'éducation 2014 : données analytiques par pays
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More people in the United Kingdom pursue a university-level education than end their education at upper secondary school.
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In the recession, the UK unemployment rate increased by 3 percentage points, but since 2012 – in common with the United States but in contrast with the Euro area – it has fallen back to near pre-crisis levels. The employment rate is now higher than the pre-recession level at around 73%, although this is exceeded by Germany among the G7 countries.
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The ability to measure innovation is essential to an improvement strategy in education. This country note analyses how the practices are changing within classrooms and educational organisations and how teachers develop and use their pedagogical resources.
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Country notes highlight some key findings from TALIS 2013 for individual countries and economies
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Obesity rates in the United Kingdom are the highest in Europe. Roughly 60% of adults are overweight and 1 in 4 are obese. In England, rates increased faster than in most OECD countries during the 1990s.