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Health at a Glance provides the latest comparable data and trends on population health and health system performance. This Country Note shows how Iceland compares to other OECD countries across indicators in the report.
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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – the ability of microbes to resist antimicrobials - remains an alarming global health threat that jeopardises the effectiveness of many 20th century public health advances. In recent years, Iceland made important strides in tackling AMR. Yet, more progress is needed.
Portée par le tourisme étranger et la vigueur de la demande intérieure, l’économie islandaise est aujourd’hui l’une des plus dynamiques de l’OCDE. Sa croissance devrait toutefois ralentir, dans la mesure où le durcissement des conditions financières et le climat d’incertitude pèsent sur l’investissement des entreprises, d’après un nouveau rapport de l’OCDE.
The tax wedge for the average single worker in Iceland increased by 0.2 percentage points from 32.3% in 2021 to 32.5% in 2022. The OECD average tax wedge in 2022 was 34.6% (2021, 34.6%).
The OECD’s annual Revenue Statistics report found that the tax-to-GDP ratio in Iceland decreased by 1.1 percentage points from 36.1% in 2020 to 35.1% in 2021. Between 2020 and 2021, the OECD average increased from 33.6% to 34.1%.
Dagur Eggertsson, Mayor of Reykjavik (Iceland) will launch his Chairmanship of the OECD Champion Mayors for Inclusive Growth Initiative with a visit to Paris on 8- 9 September. He will use the visit as an opportunity to present his vision and priorities for the future of the Initiative.
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Iceland consumes 9.1 litres of pure alcohol per capita per year, roughly equivalent to 1.9 bottles of wine or 3.5 litres of beer per week per person aged 15 and over. In addition, in Iceland, some population groups are at higher risk than others.
Notice biographique du Représentant permanent de l'Islande auprès de l'OCDE.
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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.