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The average worker in Israel faced a tax burden on labour income (tax wedge) of 20.7% in 2013 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%. Israel was ranked 31 of the 34 OECD member countries in this respect.
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This note presents key findings for Israel from Society at a Glance 2014 - OECD Social indicators. This 2014 publication also provides a special chapter on: the crisis and its aftermath: a “stress test” for societies and for social policies.
Tax revenues continue bouncing back from the low levels reported in almost all countries during 2008 and 2009, at the height of the global economic crisis, according to new OECD data in the annual Revenue Statistics publication. This annual publication presents a unique set of detailed and internationally comparable tax revenue data in a common format for all OECD member countries from 1965 onwards.
Israel’s output growth remains relatively strong and unemployment is low. However, living standards remain well below those of top ranking OECD countries, the rate of relative poverty is high, and there are environmental challenges.
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How's Life? 2013 - Country note - Israel (PDF)
There are now 42 signatories to the OECD Declaration on Green Growth. Lithuania has joined Costa Rica, Colombia, Croatia, Latvia, Morocco, Tunisia, as well as OECD members in having adhered to the declaration.
OECD Health Statistics 2013 - Country Notes
Education at a Glance 2013 - Country notes and key fact tables
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Israel has many different programmes in postsecondary vocational education and training, including practical engineering and technician programmes and vocational courses which are the main focus of this commentary.
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Education at a Glance 2012: Key facts - Israel