Luxembourg enjoys the highest per capita income in the OECD and has emerged from the economic and financial crisis in relatively good shape. Luxembourg will nevertheless face a number of challenges to its economic growth and social model in the years ahead.
Health spending accounted for 7.9% of GDP in Luxembourg in 2009, less than the OECD average of 9.5%. Health spending as a share of GDP is the highest in United States (which spent 17.6% of its GDP on health in 2010), followed by the Netherlands, France and Germany.
This document sets out when Luxembourg joined the OECD, what its permanent delegation does, and the benefits of OECD membership.