Germany should pay more attention to the needs of the low-skilled in continuing education and training (CET), and make the CET system more coherent overall, according to a new OECD report, Continuing Education and Training in Germany.
Germany should increase public infrastructure investment and accelerate its digital transformation and energy transition to strengthen and sustain its recovery from the economic crisis sparked by COVID-19, according to a new OECD report.
Biographical note of Germany's Permanent Representative to the OECD.
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Germany’s labour market is likely to continue to be more resilient than the labour markets in other countries. Without a second pandemic wave, employment is projected to decline by 0.8% this year, which is markedly less than the 4.1% decline for the whole OECD. Going into the crisis, Germany’s unemployment rate was the fifth lowest among the 37 OECD countries, behind only the Czech Republic, Poland, Japan and the Netherlands.
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This note provides a comprehensive overview of the extent to which laws in Germany and OECD countries ensure equal treatment of LGBTI people, and of the complementary policies that could help foster LGBTI inclusion.
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This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2020.
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Deutschland - Länderprofil Gesundheit 2019 : Launch presentation. The Country Health Profiles provide a concise and policy-relevant overview of health and health systems in the EU/European Economic area, emphasizing the particular characteristics and challenges in each country against a backdrop of cross-country comparisons.
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Key findings for Germany from the report "Pensions at a Glance 2019"
Government at a Glance provides a dashboard of key indicators to help you analyse international comparisons of public sector performance.
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Across the OECD, Germany is among the top five spenders on health care, both as a proportion of GDP (11.2%) and per person (USD 5,986). Health spending is projected to further increase to reach 12.3% of GDP by 2030. With such high level of spending, Germany guarantees good access to health care services.