Statistics and Data Directorate


  • Statistical Insights: How’s Life for women in the digital age?

    How does the digital transformation affect women’s and men’s well-being? Digital technologies are radically and rapidly changing the way people work, consume, get information and communicate, but their consequences may differ for women and men. Statistics can help understand whether and how the transformation risks widening the gender gap.

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  • Gender Data Portal

    The OECD Gender Data Portal includes selected indicators shedding light on gender inequalities in education, employment, entrepreneurship, governance, health and development, showing how far we are from achieving gender equality and where actions is most needed.

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  • OECD Better Life Initiative

    The OECD Better Life Initiative brings together several strands of the OECD’s work on measuring well-being and progress, including the How’s Life? report and its research agenda, and the Better Life Index.

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Stable GDP growth in G20 area

Quarterly GDP in volume terms for the G20 economies 
Percentage change on the previous quarter, s.a.

Quarterly GDP in volume terms for the G20 economies‌‌‌‌‌‌

13/03/2019 - Growth of real gross domestic product (GDP) in the G20 area was stable at 0.8% in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to provisional estimates while it slowed marginally in the OECD area (to 0.3%, from 0.4%). 

Growth rebounded in Japan to 0.5% in the fourth quarter of 2018, following a contraction of 0.6% in the previous quarter. Growth also picked up in Korea (to 1.0%, from 0.6%) and India (to 1.6%, from 1.5%) while it was nil in Germany following the previous quarter’s contraction (of 0.2%). GDP growth was stable in France and the European Union (at 0.3%). 


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