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Ireland has one of the highest levels of alcohol consumption – 12.9 litres of pure alcohol per capita per year, roughly equivalent to 2.6 bottles of wine or 5.0 litres of beer per week per person aged 15 and over. In addition, in Ireland, some population groups are at higher risk than others.
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This note provides a comprehensive overview of the extent to which laws in Ireland and OECD countries ensure equal treatment of LGBTI people, and of the complementary policies that could help foster LGBTI inclusion.
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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.
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.