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OECD Factbook 2013: A Statistical View on Israel

OECD Factbook 2013 is a comprehensive and dynamic statistical annual publication from the OECD. This year, the OECD Factbook features a focus chapter on gender.Data are provided for all OECD member countries and in some cases for selected non-member economies (including Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia & South Africa).

The OECD Factbook contains more than 100 indicators cover a wide range of areas. While taking a look at the data you may find cross country data with indicators such as agriculture, economic production, education, energy, environment, foreign aid, health, industry, information and communications, international trade, labour force, population, taxation, public expenditure, and R&D.


To access the OECD Factbook online platform please go to OECDstats, a comprehensive dynamic database with a large variety of indicators per country.

The OECD Factbook 2013 can be accessed via here


Selected Visual Data on Israel: 

OECD Factbook Israel 2013:

Contribution of labour productivity and labour utilisation to GDP per capita Percentage change, annual rate-

Between 2009 and 2011, nearly all countries including Israel, experienced increases in labour productivity growth meaning the measured GDP per hour worked.

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Gross National Income Per Capita 2000-2011 by U.S Dollars, Current Prices and PPPs

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Income Inequality

Income inequality as measured by the Gini coefficient is above-average in Israel, Portugal and the United States, and below-average in the remaining Nordic and many Continental European countries. The data thus implies that there is considerable variation in income inequality across OECD countries. Lowest levels of Gini coefficient are found in Slovenia, Denmark and Norway while the highest ones are in Chile, Mexico and Turkey.

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Harmonised Unemployment Rate 2012 vs. 2013

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