This newsletter contains information about work on competition law and policy in the Asia-Pacific region that is taking place within the framework of the OECD-Korea Policy Centre Competition Programme.
The OECD/Korea Policy Centre fosters the exchange of technical information and policy experiences relating to the Asia Pacific region in areas such as health statistics, pension reforms and social policy and expenditure.
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This note offers a brief analytical summary of the commodity trade situation in the country.
Government at a Glance provides a dashboard of key indicators to help you analyse international comparisons of public sector performance.
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Key findings for Japan from the report "Pensions at a Glance 2017"
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The tax-to-GDP ratio in Japan increased by 0.4 percentage points from 30.3% in 2014 to 30.7% in 2015.* The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.1 percentage points from 33.9% to 34.0% over the same period. In 2016 the OECD average was 34.3%.
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.
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This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2017.
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Japan enjoys the highest life expectancy at birth among OECD member countries and continues to make progress in improving health outcomes. Healthy lifestyles, good access to healthcare and a generally high quality of care have contributed to such favourable health outcomes, all achieved with a level of health spending not much higher than the OECD average.