The State of Health in the EU’s Country Health Profiles provide a concise and policy-relevant overview of health and health systems in the EU/European Economic area, emphasizing the particular characteristics and challenges in each country. The 2021 edition has a special focus on the impact and responses of European health systems to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Health at a Glance provides the latest comparable data and trends on population health and health system performance. This Country Note shows how Latvia compares to other OECD countries across indicators in the report.
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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – the ability of microbes to resist antimicrobials - remains an alarming global health threat that jeopardises the effectiveness of many 20th century public health advances. In recent years, Latvia made important strides in tackling AMR. Yet, more progress is needed.
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RTM illustrates respondents’ perceived economic risks, levels of satisfaction with current social policies, and preferences for future government action on social protection: in Latvia, some call for more government support in the face of financial worries
The tax wedge for the average single worker in Latvia increased by 0.1 percentage points from 40.5% in 2021 to 40.6% in 2022. The OECD average tax wedge in 2022 was 34.6% (2021, 34.6%).