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  • The Statistics Newsletter, June 2019

    In this issue: Falling ill. Struggling to make ends meet. Having enough money in old age; How’s Life in the Digital Age?; How far are OECD countries from achieving the SDGs?; Statistical Capacity Outlook and Monitor: Two new tools to track progress towards the development of SDG data in low-income countries and more.

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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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G20 growth slows to 0.7% in second quarter of 2019

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

G20 growth slows to 0.7% in second quarter of 2019‌‌

12/09/2019 - Growth of real gross domestic product (GDP) in the G20 area slowed to 0.7% in the second quarter of 2019, compared with 0.8% in the previous quarter, according to provisional estimates. 

GDP contracted in the United Kingdom and Germany (by 0.2% and 0.1%, respectively, in the second quarter, compared with increases of 0.5% and 0.4% in the previous quarter). GDP growth also slowed in Turkey (to 1.2%, from 1.6%), India (to 1.0%, from 1.3%), the United States (to 0.5%, from 0.8%), Japan (to 0.3%, from 0.5%), Italy (to 0.0%, from 0.1%), and the European Union (to 0.2%, from 0.5%). 


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