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Society at a Glance 2011
OECD Social Indicators
OECD, Rodolfo García Zamora. Published by : OECD Publishing , Publication date:  03 May 2011
Pages: 103 , Language: English
Version: Print (Paperback)
ISBN: 9789264098527 , OECD Code: 812011041P1
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Frequency: Biennial   Tables: 20  Charts: 100 

Notes: The online version of this publication is free on OECD-iLibrary


This sixth edition of Society at a Glance, OECD's biennial overview of social indicators,  updates some indicators from previous volumes and introduces several new ones. It also features a special chapter on unpaid work. It includes data on the four newest OECD members: Chile, Estonia, Israel and Slovenia. Where available, data on major emerging economies Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia and South Africa are also included.

Table of contents:

Chapter 1. Cooking and Caring, Building and Repairing: Unpaid Work around the World
-Unpaid work and well-being
-What is unpaid work?
-Measuring unpaid work
-Tme use in OECD countries and emerging economies
-Differences between men and women
-Types of unpaid work
-Valuing unpaid work
Chapter 2. Interpreting OECD Social Indicators
-The purpose of Society at a Glance
-The framework for OECD social indicators
-The selection and description of indicators
-What can be found in this publication
Chapter 3. Society at a Glance: An Overview
Chapter 4. General context indicators
-Household income
-Old age support rate
Chapter 5. Self-sufficiency indicators
-Student performance
-Pensionable years
-Education spending
Chapter 6. Equity indicators
-Income inequality
-Income difficulties
-Leaving low income from benefits
-Public social spending
Chapter 7. Health indicators
-Life expectancy
-Infant mortality
-Positive and negative experiences
-Water and air quality
-Health spending
Chapter 8. Social cohesion indicators
-Confidence in social institutions
-Pro- and anti-social behaviour
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