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Just under one in four adults in Germany are obese. As a result, Germans live on average 2.6 years less due to overweight. Overweight accounts for 10.7% of health expenditure one of the largest rates of all countries analysed. Labour market outputs are lower due to overweight by the equivalent of 1 m full time workers per year. Combined, this means that overweight reduces Germany’s GDP by 3.0%.
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This document describes the key findings for Germany from the OECD Skills Strategy 2019.
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The Skills Outlook Scoreboard assesses the extent to which Germany is able to make the most of digitalisation. Germany’s performance is measured along 3 main dimensions: Skills for digitalisation, Digital exposure and Skillsrelated policy effort.
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In Deutschland sind mehr Arbeitsplätze einem hohen Automatisierungs- bzw. Änderungsrisiko ausgesetzt als im Durchschnitt der OECD. Das höhere Risiko der Automatisierbarkeit ist zum Teil auf die Bedeutung des verarbeitenden Gewerbes in Deutschland zurückzuführen.
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In Germany, more jobs are at a high risk of automation or a significant risk of change than in the OECD on average. The higher risk of automatability is in part the result of the large manufacturing sector in Germany. Low-skilled jobs with routine tasks are generally at a higher risk of automation than high-skilled jobs with cognitive tasks.
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The tax wedge for the average single worker in Germany decreased by 0.1 percentage points from 49.6 in 2017 to 49.5 in 2018. The OECD average tax wedge in 2018 was 36.1 (2017, 36.2).
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This country fact-sheet presents key figures from "Under Pressure: The Squeezed Middle Class". This report analyses the trends of middle-income households in areas such as employment, consumption, wealth and debt, as well as perceptions and social attitudes. It also includes recommendations for protecting middle-class living standards and financial security in the face of economic challenges.