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The tax-to-GDP ratio in Ireland decreased by 0.5 percentage points, from 23.3% in 2016 to 22.8% in 2017. The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.2 percentage points from 34.0% to 34.2% over the same period.
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The digital revolution, globalisation and demographic changes are transforming labour markets at a time when policy makers are also struggling with slow productivity and wage growth and high levels of income inequality. The new OECD Jobs Strategy provides a comprehensive framework and policy recommendations to help countries address these challenges.
This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Ireland.
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Ireland had the 29th lowest tax wedge among the 35 OECD member countries in 2017. The country occupied the same position in 2016. The average single worker in Ireland faced a tax wedge of 27.2% in 2017 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%.
Living standards are high in Ireland, with recent improvements underpinned by the strongest post-crisis output recovery in the OECD.
Government at a Glance provides a dashboard of key indicators to help you analyse international comparisons of public sector performance.
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.