Social and welfare issues


Effective social policy protects individuals and their families, and helps them lead a fulfilling life. We identify policies that help individuals and their families, and make societies and economies work more effectively.

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The OECD Gender Portal

Gender equality is not just a moral imperative, but is also key to the creation of stronger, more sustainable and more inclusive economies. Find out more...

 

Data

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Find a wide range of data on social issues and compare how other countries are doing. 

     

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How much do you earn compared with others in your country? Do you feel rich, poor, or just average? Use this tool and found out how your income really compares.

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