OECD Centre for Opportunity and Equality (COPE)
Governments need to do more to support middle-class households who are struggling to maintain their lifestyles as their stagnating incomes fail to keep up with the rising costs of housing and education. Read more...
Population ageing and rising inequality will hit younger generations hard. New report on preventing ageing unequally
Progress on gender equality far too slow. See the new report The Pursuit of Gender Equality: An Uphill Battle.
Compare your income
What's your perception of income inequality? The OECD Compare your income tool allows you to see whether your perception is in line with reality. In only a few clicks, you can see where you fit in your country's income distribution. In June 2020, an updated edition was released to explore how people’s perceptions of inequality impact their willingness to support redistribution and to see what areas users would prioritise for public spending.
How’s Life? Here's the story...
New data in the OECD’s latest How’s Life? report expose deep divisions in our society. Where we were born, our education, our age, our gender and our income are crucial factors affecting well-being and opportunity.
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