English, PDF, 220kb
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, the United States made important strides in tackling AMR. Yet, more progress is needed.
English, PDF, 497kb
Joining Forces for Gender Equality comprehensively analyses developments and policies for gender equality, including issues such as gender mainstreaming and budgeting, reforms to increase fathers’ involvement in parental leave and childcare, pay transparency initiatives to tackle gender pay gaps, and systems to address gender-based violence.
The tax wedge for the average single worker in the United States increased by 2.2 percentage points from 28.3% in 2021 to 30.5% in 2022. The OECD average tax wedge in 2022 was 34.6% (2021, 34.6%).
The OECD’s annual Revenue Statistics report found that the tax-to-GDP ratio in the United States increased by 0.8 percentage points from 25.8% in 2020 to 26.6% in 2021. Between 2020 and 2021, the OECD average increased from 33.6% to 34.1%.
After a rapid recovery from the pandemic, the U.S. economy faces significant challenges from surging inflation and slowing economic activity, according to a new OECD report.
English, PDF, 276kb
Key findings for the United States from the report "Pensions at a Glance 2021"
English, PDF, 817kb
Life expectancy fell by 1.6 years in the United States in 2020 ; COVID-19 vaccinations have plateaued despite a strong start. Health at a Glance 2021 provides the latest comparable data and trends on the performance of health systems in OECD countries and key emerging economies. Alongside indicator-by-indicator analysis, this edition offers a special chapter on the health impact of COVID-19.