Society at a Glance: OECD Social Indicators
OECD, 2003 - Political Science - 83 pages
Social policy covers a broad range of policy issues which are both diverse and interlinked; for example, coping with an ageing society requires new approaches to health care and employment, as well as to pensions. This publication presents a concise overview of social trends and policies, by providing both context indicators to illustrate national differences in social trends, and social status and response indicators categorised in four broad social policy areas. These are: self-sufficiency, equity, health and social cohesion. The 2002 edition of the publication focuses on disability and child well-being indicators, as well as containing data on other social policy aspects including: ageing populations, foreign-born population, employment, working mothers, replacement rates, child poverty, public social expenditure, potential years of life lost, health care expenditure, strikes, suicides and prisoners.
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disability and child wellbeing
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adults age dependency ratios Australia Austria Belgium benefit recipiency rates Canada Chart child poverty Countries are ranked Czech Republic decline Definition and measurement Denmark dependency ratios disability benefit recipiency disabled persons economic employment rates European countries Evidence and explanations expenditure HE4 factors female Finland France Further reading gender Germany Greece groups Health care expenditure Hungary income increase INTERPRETATIVE GUIDE Ireland Italy Japan Jobless households Juvenile crime Korea labour force labour market low birth weight Luxembourg males Mexico Netherlands Nordic countries Norway OECD average OECD countries Paris percentage of GDP Poland Portugal poverty rates premature mortality Private social expenditure programmes proportion Public social expenditure PYLL Relative poverty EQ7 Replacement rates Response indicators risk Slovak Republic social expenditure EQ3 social protection society Source Spain Status indicators Sweden Switzerland Tax wedge Teenage births Trends Turkey unemployed Unemployment SS2 United Kingdom women workers working-age population Zealand