Publications & Documents

  • 16-July-2015

    English, PDF, 4,156kb

    Early childhood education and care pedagogy review: England

    This review describes variations in, and evidence for, pedagogical approaches in formal early childhood education and care (ECEC) settings; how pedagogy is monitored; and which policies affect pedagogical practice. Its specific focus is on comparisons of England (United Kingdom) with Japan, France, Germany, Denmark and New Zealand.

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  • 9-July-2015

    English, PDF, 596kb

    OECD Employment Outlook 2015 - Key findings for the United Kingdom

    The UK employment rate (for 15-64-year-olds) is at record levels reaching 72.6% in the first quarter of 2015. In the last quarter of 2014 (the latest period for which comparable data are available), the UK rate was well above the average for the OECD (65.9%), G7 countries (about 68.9%) and the Euro area (64.1%), but still lower than in Germany, Japan and eight smaller OECD economies

  • 7-July-2015


    OECD Health Statistics 2015 - Country Notes

    Specific country notes have been prepared using data from the database OECD Health Statistics 2015, July 2015 version. The notes are available in PDF format.

  • 3-July-2015


    Mr. Angel Gurria, Secretary-General of the OECD, in London on 3 July 2015

    The Secretary-General will deliver a lecture for the London School of Economics on “Climate: what’s changed, and what still needs to? The climate debate six months before Paris”.

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  • 24-June-2015


    11th Annual Meeting of the OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Development (Manchester, United Kingdom)

    Local policymakers have a critical role to play in developing more resilient and inclusive economies. This event will explore topics ranging from empowering communities through local leadership to new approaches to local economic growth and catalysing growth through people by better harnessing skills and increasing productivity.

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  • 17-June-2015

    English, PDF, 302kb

    Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes: United Kingdom

    The United Kingdom has been successful at reducing the mortality due to cardiovascular diseases (CVD). The mortality from CVD has decreased over the past 50 years at a slightly faster pace than the OECD average, reaching 249 per 100 000 population, 17% lower than the OECD average of 299 in 2011.

  • 28-May-2015


    Economic security rests on stronger, fairer growth

    Years of global recession, stagnation and slow uncertain recovery prove we do not yet have the right economic model to secure the sustained, strong growth that will be vital to social and economic progress in the years ahead.

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  • 21-May-2015

    English, PDF, 544kb

  • 20-May-2015


    Better Regulation in Europe - The EU 15 project

    This project drew on the initiatives for Better Regulation promoted by both the EU and the OECD over the last few years.

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  • 12-May-2015

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    Tackling harmful alcohol use: United Kingdom

    Levels of alcohol consumption in the United Kingdom are above the OECD average and increased during the last 30 years. In 2011, an average of 10.6 litres of pure alcohol per capita was consumed in the United Kingdom, compared with an estimate of 9.5 litres in the OECD.

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