Statistics and Data Directorate


  • The Statistics Newsletter, December 2020

    In this issue: Has COVID-19 distorted international comparability of unemployment rates?; All you need is trust: informing the role of government in the COVID-19 context; Updating the 2008 System of National Accounts: a major endeavour; A data-driven decade of action: making financing for development data smarter and more….

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  • Gender Data Portal

    The OECD Gender Data Portal includes selected indicators shedding light on gender inequalities in education, employment, entrepreneurship, governance, health and development, showing how far we are from achieving gender equality and where actions is most needed.

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  • OECD Better Life Initiative

    The OECD Better Life Initiative brings together several strands of the OECD’s work on measuring well-being and progress, including the How’s Life? report and its research agenda, and the Better Life Index.

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G20 GDP returns to pre-pandemic level in the first quarter of 2021, but with large differences across countries

10 June 2021 - Gross domestic product (GDP) of the G20 area returned to pre-pandemic level in the first quarter of 2021, growing by 0.8% compared with the fourth quarter of 2020. However, this figure conceals large differences across countries.



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