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This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How’s life? 2017.
This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in the Slovak Republic.
Government at a Glance provides a dashboard of key indicators to help you analyse international comparisons of public sector performance.
The Slovak Republic continues to exhibit robust economic performance. International competitiveness is strong, fiscal and financial policies are prudent, poverty and income inequality are low, and the country’s environmental footprint has improved markedly. Employment is rising, prices have been stable, and the external account is near balance.
Employment and hours worked are already at the highest since independence. The unemployment rate has fallen below historical norms. Nevertheless, more qualified people are needed.
Slovakia’s economy continues to perform extremely well both in terms of macroeconomic outcomes and public finances
The OECD assessed the legal framework of key anti-corruption related legislation in the Slovak Republic in order to set the ground for strengthening integrity in the Slovak public sector and beyond.
The tax burden on labour income is expressed by the tax wedge, which is a measure of the net tax burden on labour income borne by the employee and the employer.
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The Slovak Republic had the 12th highest tax wedge among the 35 OECD member countries in 2016. The country had the 13th highest position in 2015. The average single worker in the Slovak Republic faced a tax wedge of 41.5% in 2016 compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.
These country specific notes provide figures and commentary from the Taxation and Skills publication that examines how tax policy can encourage skills development in OECD countries.