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The tax-to-GDP ratio in France increased by 0.7 percentage points, from 45.5% in 2016 to 46.2% in 2017. The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.2 percentage points from 34.0% to 34.2% over the same period.
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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
Access updates on regulatory policy and governance in France.
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Resistance proportions for eight antibiotic-bacterium pairs in France have increased in recent years, from 13% in 2005 to 16% in 2015, and could go up to 17% by 2030, should current trends in antibiotic consumption, population and economic growth continue into the future. Resistance proportions in France were lower than the OECD average in 2015 (17%).
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Country page from the Regions and Cities at Glance 2018 publication (France)
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The decline in unemployment, which began in the second quarter of 2015, is continuing in France. At 8.8% in the first quarter of 2018, the unemployment rate has decreased by 0.8 percentage points in one year, and by 1.7 percentage points since the peak reached in 2015. At 55.7% in the fourth quarter of 2017, the employment rate has increased by 0.8 percentage point in one year.
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A broken social elevator? Key findings for France
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France had the 4th highest tax wedge among the 35 OECD member countries in 2017. The country occupied the same position in 2016. The average single worker in France faced a tax wedge of 47.6% in 2017 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%.