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This note presents selected country highlights from the OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2017 with a specific focus on digital trends among all themes covered.
This reliable source of yearly data covers a wide range of statistics on international trade of OECD countries and provides detailed data in value by commodity and by partner country. Each of the first five volumes of International Trade by Commodity Statistics contains the tables for six countries, published in the order in which they become available. The sixth volume also includes the groupings OECD Total and EU28-Extra.
For each country, this publication shows detailed tables relating to the Harmonised System HS 2012 classification, Sections and Divisions (one- and two-digit). Each table presents imports and exports of a given commodity with more than seventy partner countries or country groupings for the most recent five-year period available.
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This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2017.
Government at a Glance provides a dashboard of key indicators to help you analyse international comparisons of public sector performance.
International trade plays an important role in the Estonian economy. Around a half of the private sector employment is sustained by foreign demand, twice as much as the OECD average.
Estonian growth is picking up again strongly in 2017 and the level of activity has finally surpassed its pre-crisis level, almost 10 years after the outset of the financial crisis. However, poverty remains among the highest in the OECD.
After two years of relatively weak activity, GDP growth has gained momentum and is expected to exceed 4% in 2017. Progress in raising incomes towards those in more prosperous OECD economies is likely to resume, after having slowed almost to a halt.
The tax burden on labour income is expressed by the tax wedge, which is a measure of the net tax burden on labour income borne by the employee and the employer.
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Estonia had the 16th highest tax wedge among the 35 OECD member countries in 2016. The country occupied the same position in 2015. The average single worker in Estonia faced a tax wedge of 38.9% in 2016 compared with the OECD average of 36.0%.