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OECD Social Indicators - Society at a Glance reports

1. General description

2. Main topics

  • Sociaty at a Glance (2016): 
  • Self-sufficiency: NEETs (Youth Neither in Employment, Education, nor Training)
  • Poverty and inequality, life satisfaction, government, alcohol consumption, smoking, educational spending, social circle 
  • Society at a Glance (2014):
  • General context: fertility, family
  • Society at a Glance (2011):
  • Fertility: number of children per women
  • Family: children's residence, marital status
  • Society at a Glance (2009):
  • Childcare: enrolment rates of children under age 3, enrolment in pre-school educational programmes, expenditure on child care
  • Fertility: mean age of mothers at first birth, evolution of the total fertility rate, share of births outside marriage
  • Marriage and divorce: percentage of adult population (by marital status), marriage rate, divorce rate, difference in mean age at first marriage
  • Society at a Glance (2006):
  • Childcare costs: for two-earner couples with two children as percentage of household income and as percentage of gross average earnings
  • Intergenerational mobility: education level of parents
  • Fertility rates: mean age of mothers at first birth
  • Marriage and divorce: marriage rate, divorce rate, mean age of men and of women at first marriage, marital status
  • Mothers in paid employment: by age of youngest child
  • Society at a Glance (2005):
  • General context indicators:
  • Fertility: evolution of the total fertility rate, mean age of mothers at first birth, completed fertility
  • Marriage rate, divorce rate, mean years of duration of divorce
  • Social cohesion indicators:
  • Fertility rates
  • Society at a Glance (2002):
  • General context indicators:
  • Divorce rates
  • Fertility rates
  • Lone parent families
  • Self-sufficiency indicators:
  • Early childhood education and care: enrolment rates at educational institutions, proportion of young children in day care facilities
  • Replacement rates: by family type
  • Working mothers: women's employment with presence of children, share in part-time employment for mothers with young children
  • Equity indicators:
  • Child poverty: geographical variation in child poverty rates
  • Health indicators:
  • Maternal and infant mortality
  • Social cohesion indicators:
  • Teenage births, income inequality and school drop-outs
  • Society at a Glance (2001):
  • Self-sufficiency indicators:
  • Child care: proportion of young children in day care facilities, enrolment rates in educational institutions

3. Data

  • Quantitative data
  • Macro-level data
  • The periods covered differ greatly per topic and report. The overall period covered is 1970-2015

4. Countries covered

  • 34 OECD countries
  • All countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Mexico, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States
  • For the following key partners data are shown where available: Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia and South Africa + other G20 countries (Argentina and Saudi Arabia) 

5. Keyword search facility on website

    Yes, at OECD Advanced Search. This is a search engine for all OECD data, not specifically for OECD Social Indicators. Keyword search is possible in publications, questionnaires, reports or other documents.

6. Data access

7. Additional information