Data on Israel

A wide range of indicators on agriculture, development, economy, education, energy, environment, finance, government, health, innovation and technology, jobs and society.


Employment and Skills Strategies in Israel

This report delivers recommendations on how to better support employment and economic development in Israel. Based on sub-national data analysis, it provides a comparative framework to understand the role of the local level in contributing to more and better quality jobs.


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    Visit of Mr. Shimon Peres, President of Israel

    Israeli President Shimon Peres visited OECD headquarters in Paris on 8 March. Mr Peres held bilateral discussions with Secretary-General Angel Gurría and later delivered a keynote address calling for greater global public-private partnerships for development.

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    Addressing challenges in the energy sector in Israel

    Offshore natural gas discoveries have released Israel from complete reliance on imported primary fuels and are allowing for a cleaner energy mix.

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    OECD Observer: Special focus on Israel's economy

    From innovation to the banking sector, investment policy, tourism, immigration and employment, read this profile of Israel's economy. Includes interview with Yuval Steinitz, minister of finance.

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    Israel's accession to the OECD

    On 21 August 2010, Israel deposited its instrument of accession to the OECD Convention, thereby becoming a member of the Organisation. Israel was invited by OECD countries to open negotiations for membership in May 2007. On 10 May 2010, OECD countries ...

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    Israel and the OECD

    Israel became the 33rd member of the OECD on 7 September 2010.