Développement régional, urbain et rural

Notre travail vise à améliorer le niveau de vie et le bien-être dans tous les types de régions et à améliorer leur contribution à la performance nationale, pour des sociétés plus inclusives et résilientes.

Demographic changes will likely further strain the trade-off between costs and access. Find out how efficient public service provision can be delivered while guaranteeing good access to all.

Visit the new Regional Recovery Platform. Interested in data on health, Employment, vaccination after the pandemic? click here...

Implications of remote working adoption on place based policies - guidance for short and long-term policy making to better prepare regions for what may be the new normal

COVID-19: read the Territorial Policy note and see how territories are impacted by the pandemic. This 4th edition ocontains a unique comparison of regional disparities in vaccination rates within OECD countries

OECD Regional Outlook: Addressing COVID-19 and moving to net zero greenhouse gas emissions through place-based policies

Recommendations on how to meet the educational and health care needs of rural inhabitants in the face of depopoluation and ageing

Compare subnational revenue, expenditure and investment with the 2021 edition of SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENTS IN OECD COUNTRIES: KEY DATA

See how Poland can improve service delivery and strengthen management processes at national, regional and local levels in Poland to enhance development

A broad-based approach to innovation can help unlock opportunities through innovation diffusion and upgrading of regional innovation systems and provide to support regional and national growth

Find out how regional disparities can be addressed through a decentralised place-based policy and revitalised multi-level governance. Decentralisation and Regionalisation in Bulgaria

Find out how OECD regions and cities are progressing towards stronger, more sustainable and more resilient economies and societies

Supporting regional recovery in the wake of COVID-19

OECD Regional Recovery Platform

The health, economic and social impacts of the crisis have been uneven within countries – and recovery from the crisis, so far, has also been uneven. Understanding the spatial dimension and developing territorial and place-based policies is vital to supporting the recovery. (Best viewed in full-screen mode). Find out more

Additional workstreams

Nos domaines de travail

Statistiques régionales


Gouvernance multi-niveaux


Développement urbain



Développement rural



Gouvernance de l'eau


Développement régional


Data visualisation tools

Regions and Cities Statistical Atlas

Regions and Cities Statistical Atlas

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Regional well-being

How's life where you are?

This web tool allows you to measure well-being in your region and compare it with 402 other OECD regions based on nine topics central to the quality of our lives.

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Regional disparities - compare your country

Cities in the world

A new perspective on urbanisation

The Cities in the World web tool shows indicators for all cities and metropolitan areas in the world with at least 50 thousand inhabitants.

You can view (and download) the boundaries of metropolitan areas and see indicators on population and built-up areas over time. Choose your city!

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Pourquoi les régions importent

Démographie d'entreprise

Pays-Bas : utilisation du sol

Publications à la une

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Le saviez-vous ?

La géographie est importante pour le bien-être

Bien que les écarts entre les régions se soient réduits au niveau de l’éducation et de l’accès aux services au cours de la dernière décennie, ils ont augmenté en termes de revenus, de pollution atmosphérique et de sécurité.

Panorama des régions de l'OCDE