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OECD Regions at a Glance 2011
OECD Publishing , Publication date:  02 Aug 2011
Pages: 160 , Language: English
Version: Print (Paperback)
ISBN: 9789264105140 , OECD Code: 042011071P1
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Superseded by: OECD Regions at a Glance 2013 - (Available)

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OECD Regions at a Glance is the one-stop guide for understanding regional competitiveness and performance, providing comparative statistical information at the sub-national level, graphs and maps. It identifies new ways that regions can increase their capacity to exploit local factors, mobilise resources and link with other regions. Measuring such factors as education levels, employment opportunities and intensity of knowledge-based activities, this publication offers a statistical snapshot of how life is lived – and can be improved – from region to region in the OECD area. 

This fourth edition of OECD Regions at a Glance showcases the contribution of regions to stronger, fairer and cleaner economies, drawing on both the latest comparable data and past trends across regions in OECD countries. It highlights the persistence of regional disparities, underscores unused resources that can be mobilised to maximise regions’ competitive edge, and shows the common characteristics of performing regions. The report includes data on the four newest OECD member countries: Chile, Estonia, Israel and Slovenia. Where available, data on Brazil, China, India, the Russian Federation and South Africa are also included. This publication provides a dynamic link (StatLink) for each graph and map, which directs the user to a web page where the corresponding data are available in Excel®.

Table of contents:


Executive Summary
Interpreting OECD Regional Indicators
Defining and Describing Regions
Symbols and Abbreviations
I. Regions as Drivers for Competitiveness
-1. Regional contribution to population change
-2. Distribution of population and regional typology
-3. Regional contribution to GDP growth
-4. Regional contribution to change in employment
-5. Labour productivity growth in regions
-6. Regional economic disparities
-7. Patterns of growth in regions
-8. Impact of the crisis on jobs in regions
-9. Regional disparities in tertiary education
-10. Skilled immigration in oecd regions
-11. Regional specialisation and productivity growth across sectors
-12. Regional specialisation in knowledge-oriented sectors
-13. Public investment in regions
-14. Research and development expenditure in regions
-15. Public and business research and development expenditure
-16. Patents in regions and among different economic actors
-17. Regional patterns of co-patenting
II. Inclusion and Equal Access to Quality Services in Regions
-18. Regional disparities in household income
-19. Concentration of the elderly population in regions
-20. Population mobility among regions
-21. Immigration trends in oecd regions
-22. Regional disparities in unemployment
-23. Gender differences in employment opportunities
-24. Access to education
-25. Access to health
-26.  Access to basic services in developing economies
III. Environmental Sustainability in Regions and Metropolitan Areas
-27. The growth of urban land in oecd regions
-28. Forests, natural vegetation and the carbon footprint of regions
-29. Carbon emissions and air quality in regions
-30. Municipal waste
-31. Regional access to network infrastructure
-32. Green patents in region
Annex A - Territorial grids and regional typology
Annex B - Sources and data description
Annex C - Indexes and formulas


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