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%.
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.
OECD Environmental Performance Reviews provide independent assessments of countries’ progress towards their environmental policy objectives. Reviews promote peer learning, enhance government accountability, and provide targeted recommendations aimed at improving environmental performance, individually and collectively. They are supported by a broad range of economic and environmental data, and evidence-based analysis. Each cycle of Environmental Performance Reviews covers all OECD countries and selected partner economies. The most recent reviews include Chile and France (2016).
This report is the first Environmental Performance Review of Estonia. It evaluates progress towards sustainable development and green growth, with a focus on waste and materials management, and mining and the environment.
As part of the STI Outlook 2016, the OECD has released policy profiles by country. These include cross-country analyses that draw on the first joint EC-OECD survey on STI policies. They focus on major STI policy areas, instruments and trends.
This annual publication presents detailed country notes and internationally comparable tax data for all OECD countries from 1965 onwards.
This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Estonia.
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This country note provides an environmental tax and carbon pricing profile for Estonia. It shows environmentally related tax revenues, taxes on energy use and effective carbon rates.
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This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2016.