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The tax-to-GDP ratio in the Netherlands increased by 0.4 percentage points, from 38.4% in 2016 to 38.8% 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.
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Resistentie onder acht antibiotica-bacterie paren is licht gestegen in de laatste jaren, van 3% in 2005 naar 5% in 2015. Dit kan toenemen tot 6% in 2030 als de huidige trends in antibioticaconsumptie, bevolkingsomvang en economische groei doorzetten. De resistentie prevalentie in Nederland is aanmerkelijk lager dan het OESO gemiddelde in 2015 (17%).
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Resistance proportions for eight antibiotic-bacterium pairs in the Netherlands have slightly increased in recent years, from 3% in 2005 to 5% in 2015, and could go up to 6% by 2030, should current trends in antibiotic consumption, population and economic growth continue into the future. Resistance proportions in the Netherlands were markedly lower than the OECD average in 2015.
The Netherlands is experiencing vibrant economic activity, with gross domestic product (GDP) at about 8% above its pre-crisis peak and the unemployment rate below 4%. Growth picked up to above 3% in 2017, which was well above the euro area and OECD averages.
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The tax wedge for the average single worker in the Netherlands increased by 0.3 percentage points from 37.4 in 2017 to 37.7 in 2018. The OECD average tax wedge in 2018 was 36.1 (2017, 36.2).