May 18, 2022

Reference: New Report/Data: “OECD Regions at a Glance 2016” (Economic Growth and Well-Being)

The following report/data was recently published and made available online (full text, free) by OECD.


OECD Regions at a Glance 2016


2016-06-21_10-17-41OECD Regions at a Glance shows how regions and cities contribute to national economic growth and well-being.

This edition updates more than 40 region-by-region indicators to assess disparities within countries and their evolution over the past 15 years. The report covers all the OECD member countries and, where data are available, Brazil, People’s Republic of China, Colombia, India, Latvia, Lithuania, Peru, the Russian Federation and South Africa.

New to this Edition

  • A comprehensive picture of well-being in the 391 OECD regions based on 11 aspects that shape people’s lives: income, jobs, housing, education, health, environment, safety, civic engagement and governance, access to services, social connections, and life satisfaction.
  • Recent trends in subnational government finances and indicators on how competencies are allocated and co-ordinated across levels of governments.


Direct to Full Text Report (184 pages; PDF) ||| HTML Version ||| ePub Version

** Interactive Map/Data: How’s Life Where You Are? ***

Direct to Reports by Country (PDF)

Direct to Summary (3 pages; PDF)

News Release/Highlights: “Regional inequalities worsening in many countries”

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