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The tax-to-GDP ratio in Japan did not change between 2015 and 2016. The tax-to-GDP ratio remained a 30.6%. The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.3 percentage points from 33.7% to 34.0% 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.
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デジタル革命やグローバリゼーション、人口動態の変化によって、OECD 諸国や新興国の労働市場が変貌する一方、政策立案者は生産性及び賃金の成長鈍化や、高水準の所得格差といった問題に懸命に取り組んでいる。新たなOECD 雇用戦略は、これらの難問に対処する国々を支援するために包括的な枠組みと政策提言を提供する。
Access latest developments on regulatory policy and governance in Japan.
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The labour market situation in Japan has strongly improved since the end of the Great Recession. The employment rate of those aged between 15 and 74 years reached 69.2% in the first quarter of 2018, its highest level since 1968. These developments are largely the result of rising labour force participation of women and older workers working on non-regular contracts.