English, PDF, 395kb
The tax-to-GDP ratio in the United States decreased by 0.2 percentage points, from 26.2% in 2015 to 26.0% in 2016. The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.3 percentage points from 34.0% to 34.3% over the same period.
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.
English, PDF, 922kb
This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2017.
English, PDF, 428kb
Life expectancy in the United States is slightly lower than the OECD average, despite very high levels of health spending. High obesity rates are also a major public health concern, though risk factors like smoking, alcohol consumption and air pollution have been better controlled.
English, PDF, 405kb
Selected findings for the United States from the report "Preventing Ageing Unequally"
English, PDF, 355kb
Selected findings for the United States from the report "The Pursuit of Gender Equality: An Uphill Battle"
As part of the STI Outlook 2016, the OECD has released policy profiles by country. These include cross-country analyses that draw on the first joint EC-OECD survey on STI policies. They focus on major STI policy areas, instruments and trends.