Turkish GDP per capita has continued to catch up with the more advanced OECD economies. Despite a series of adverse shocks including severe geo-political tensions at the southeastern border and an averted coup attempt in 2016, GDP growth averaged nearly 7% over 2010-17
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Turkey had the 17th highest tax wedge among the 35 OECD member countries in 2017. The country had the 18th highest position in 2016. The average single worker in Turkey faced a tax wedge of 38.7% in 2017 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%.
Government at a Glance provides a dashboard of key indicators to help you analyse international comparisons of public sector performance.
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The tax-to-GDP ratio in Turkey increased by 0.4 percentage points, from 25.1% in 2015 to 25.5% in 2016. The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.3 percentage points from 34.0% to 34.3% over the same period.
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.
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This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2017.
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Unemployment in Turkey has been on an upward trajectory since 2012 and it has now peaked at nearly 11.7% (February 2017). This is in sharp contrast with the OECD average, which has been falling steadily and has now reached 5.9%.
This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Turkey.
These country specific notes provide figures and commentary from the Taxation and Skills publication that examines how tax policy can encourage skills development in OECD countries.