OECD Factbook 2013
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OECD Factbook 2013

Economic, Environmental and Social Statistics

OECD Factbook 2013 is a comprehensive and dynamic statistical annual publication from the OECD. More than 100 indicators cover a wide range of areas: agriculture, economic production, education, energy, environment, foreign aid, health, industry, information and communications, international trade, labour force, population, taxation, public expenditure, and R&D. This year,  the OECD Factbook features a focus chapter on gender.

Data are provided for all OECD member countries including area totals, and in some cases for selected non-member economies (including Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia & South Africa). For each indicator, there is a two-page spread: a text page includes a short introduction followed by a detailed definition of the indicator, comments on comparability of the data, an assessment of long-term trends related to the indicator and a list of references for further information on the indicator; the opposite page contains a table and a graph providing – at a glance – the key message conveyed by the data. A dynamic link is provided for each table where readers can download the corresponding data.

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Publication Date :
09 Jan 2013
DOI :
10.1787/factbook-2013-en
 
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Immigrant and foreign population You or your institution have access to this content

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OECD
DOI :
10.1787/factbook-2013-6-en

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As a result of migration flows of varying destinations and size, countries differ in their share of immigrants and foreign population. The exact definition of these shares is key for international comparisons.

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