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Health at a Glance provides the latest comparable data and trends on population health and health system performance. This Country Note shows how Finland compares to other OECD countries across indicators in the report.
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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – the ability of microbes to resist antimicrobials - remains an alarming global health threat that jeopardises the effectiveness of many 20th century public health advances. In recent years, Finland made important strides in tackling AMR. Yet, more progress is needed.
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RTM illustrates respondents’ perceived economic risks, levels of satisfaction with current social policies, and preferences for future government action on social protection: many Finns are worried about, and want better provision, of health services
The tax wedge for the average single worker in Finland remained unchanged at 43.1% in 2021 and 2022. The OECD average tax wedge in 2022 was 34.6% (2021, 34.6%).
Biographical note of Finland's Permanent representative to the OECD.
Finland recovered rapidly from the COVID-19 shock but growth has stalled following Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine. Soaring inflation has reduced household disposable income in Finland and its trading partners, slowing the economy, according to a new OECD report.
In view of Finland’s continued insufficient compliance with a core aspect of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention and Finland’s lack of enforcement of its foreign bribery laws, the OECD Working Group on Bribery will send a high-level mission to Helsinki, unless tangible progress is reported in June 2023.
The OECD’s annual Revenue Statistics report found that the tax-to-GDP ratio in Finland increased by 1.1 percentage points from 41.8% in 2020 to 43.0% in 2021. Between 2020 and 2021, the OECD average increased from 33.6% to 34.1%.
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The Skills Outlook Country Profile details key indicators to assess the extent to which Finland is able to provide strong foundations for lifelong learning; promote effective transitions into further education, training and the labour market and engage adults in learning. It also evaluates the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on adult learning and the labour market.