OECD Factbook 2015-2016
Economic, Environmental and Social Statistics
OECD Factbook 2015-2016 is a comprehensive and dynamic statistical publication from
the OECD. Close to 100 indicators cover a wide range of areas: economy, education,
energy, transportation, environment, development, health, industry, information and
communications, population, employment and labour, trade and investment, taxation,
public expenditure and R&D. This year, the OECD Factbook includes new indicators on
a number of regional indicators including GDP by metropolitan area.
Data are provided for all OECD countries, including the OECD aggregate, euro area,
European Union, and where data are available, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia,
and South Africa.
For each indicator, there is a two-page spread. A text page includes a short introduction
followed by a detailed definition of the indicator, comments on comparability of the
data, an assessment of long-term trends related to the indicator, and a list of references
for further information on the indicator. The second page contains a table and a graph
providing – at a glance – the key message conveyed by the data. Each indicator includes StatLinks which
allow readers to download the corresponding data.
OECD Factbook 2015-2016 is a key reference tool for users working on economic and
Published on April 08, 2016Also available in: French, German, Spanish
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