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Health at a Glance provides the latest comparable data and trends on population health and health system performance. This Country Note shows how Luxembourg compares to other OECD countries across indicators in the report.
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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – the ability of microbes to resist antimicrobials - remains an alarming global health threat that jeopardises the effectiveness of many 20th century public health advances. In recent years, Luxembourg made important strides in tackling AMR. Yet, more progress is needed.
The tax wedge for the average single worker in Luxembourg increased by 0.6 percentage points from 39.8% in 2021 to 40.4% in 2022. The OECD average tax wedge in 2022 was 34.6% (2021, 34.6%).
The OECD’s annual Revenue Statistics report found that the tax-to-GDP ratio in Luxembourg increased by 0.5 percentage points from 38.1% in 2020 to 38.6% in 2021. Between 2020 and 2021, the OECD average increased from 33.6% to 34.1%.
Like many countries, Luxembourg is seeing its post-pandemic recovery lose momentum as Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine weighs on economic activity and drives up inflation, according to a new OECD report.
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Luxembourg has one of the highest levels of alcohol consumption in the OECD – 12.9 litres of pure alcohol per capita per year, roughly equivalent to 2.6 bottles of wine or 5 litres of beer per week per person aged 15 and over. In addition, in Luxembourg, some population groups are at higher risk than others.
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This note provides a comprehensive overview of the extent to which laws in Luxembourg and OECD countries ensure equal treatment of LGBTI people, and of the complementary policies that could help foster LGBTI inclusion.
These notes present selected country highlights from the OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2017 with a specific focus on digital trends among all themes covered.
Luxembourg’s large foreign-born population is a pillar of the country’s prosperity: they have brought skills and knowledge to many sectors of the economy.
Luxembourg’s workforce is highly skilled, reflecting the concentration in the country of sophisticated firms in the financial sector and other top-end international services.