Greece’s strong economic rebound from the COVID-19 crisis is being put to the test by surging energy and food prices and renewed global uncertainty, according to a new OECD report.
The OECD’s annual Revenue Statistics report found that the tax-to-GDP ratio in Greece increased by 0.1 percentage point from 38.9% in 2020 to 39.0% in 2021. Between 2020 and 2021, the OECD average increased from 33.6% to 34.1%.
Detection and enforcement of the foreign bribery offence require urgent improvement in Greece. Despite the Convention entering into force over 24 years ago, Greece has no convictions for foreign bribery. In addition, wholesale reform is required to the legislation concerning the liability of legal persons, according to a new report by the OECD Working Group on Bribery.
English, PDF, 399kb
The Skills Outlook Country Profile details key indicators to assess the extent to which Greece is able to provide strong foundations for lifelong learning; promote effective transitions into further education, training and the labour market and engage adults in learning. It also evaluates the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on adult learning and the labour market.
English, PDF, 177kb
In Greece the levels of alcohol consumption are around 10.2 litres of pure alcohol per capita per year, roughly equivalent to 2.1 bottles of wine or 3.9 litres of beer per week per person aged 15 and over. In addition, in Greece, some population groups are at higher risk than others.
English, PDF, 1,327kb
This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2020.
English, PDF, 1,092kb
Greece - Country Health Profiles 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.
The OECD Working Group on Bribery has serious concerns that recent steps taken by Greece may leave the country in breach of the OECD’s Anti-Bribery Convention. On 11 June 2019, Greece amended the Criminal and Criminal Procedure Codes. As a result, the main active bribery offence was converted from felony to a misdemeanour, which is a less serious offence.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD will be in Athens, on 18-19 March 2019, to attend the OECD Ministerial Meeting of the Regional Development Policy Committee (RDPC) on “Megatrends: Building better futures for regions, cities and rural areas”, the 7th OECD Roundtable of Mayors and Ministers and the 4th Meeting of Champion Mayors for Inclusive Growth.