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The tax wedge for the average single worker in Turkey decreased by 0.1 percentage points from 39.0 in 2017 to 38.9 in 2018. The OECD average tax wedge in 2018 was 36.1 (2017, 36.2).
This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Turkey.
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The tax-to-GDP ratio in Turkey decreased by 0.4 percentage points, from 25.3% in 2016 to 24.9% 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.
Turkey’s business sector exhibits one of the highest investment rates among OECD countries.
Despite numerous headwinds and adverse shocks, Turkey's real GDP has grown by more than 34% over the past 5 years, faster than any other OECD country except for Ireland and only slightly less than China and India.
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