• 1-September-2015


    Economic Survey of Iceland 2015

    Iceland has steadily recovered from the financial crisis. Key challenges to ensuring sustained growth and high levels of wellbeing include consolidating macroeconomic stability, locking in progress in fiscal policy and lifting productivity growth.

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  • 16-July-2015


    Green growth in countries and territories

    There are now 42 adherents to the OECD Declaration on Green Growth. Lithuania has joined Costa Rica, Colombia, Croatia, Latvia, Morocco, Tunisia, as well as OECD members in having adhered to the declaration. Latest reports are now available on Zambia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Korea and Latvia.

  • 9-July-2015

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    OECD Employment Outlook 2015 - Key findings for Iceland

    Labour market conditions in Iceland further improved during the last year. In March 2015 the harmonised unemployment rate stood at 4.2% of the labour force, 1 percentage point lower than a year earlier.

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  • 7-July-2015


    OECD Health Statistics 2015 - Country Notes

    Specific country notes have been prepared using data from the database OECD Health Statistics 2015, July 2015 version. The notes are available in PDF format.

  • 1-June-2015

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    Better Life Initiative country note for Iceland

    This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators used for the Better Life initiative and shows what users of the Better Life Index are telling us about their well-being priorities.

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  • 14-April-2015

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    Taxing Wages: Key findings for Iceland

    Iceland is ranked 22nd among the 34 OECD member countries in decreasing order with a tax wedge for an average single worker at 33.5% in 2014, compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.

  • 9-April-2015


    Iceland - OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

    This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Iceland.

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  • 9-February-2015

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    Going for growth 2015 - Iceland

    This country note from Going for Growth 2015 for Iceland identifies and assesses progress made on key reforms to boost long-term growth, improve competitiveness and productivity and create jobs.

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  • 10-December-2014

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    Key findings for Iceland: OECD Revenue Statistics and Consumption Tax Trends 2014

    The tax burden in Iceland increased by 0.2 percentage points from 35.3% to 35.5% in 2013. The corresponding figure for the OECD average was an increase of 0.4 percentage points from 33.7% to 34.1%. The Icelandic standard VAT rate is 25.5%, the second highest of the OECD countries and far above the OECD average. The average VAT/GST standard rate in the OECD was 19.1% on 1 January 2014.

  • 6-October-2014


    How's Life in Your Region - Country Notes

    Country notes outlining regional variations in health, jobs, safety, environment, access to services, civic engagement, housing, education, income, and employment. These notes are from the OECD publication "How's Life in Your Region?".

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