OECD Regional Statistics

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The OECD Regional Database provides a unique set of comparable statistics and indicators on about 2000 regions in 30 countries. It encompasses yearly time-series for around 40 indicators of demography, economic accounts, labour market, social and innovation themes in the OECD member countries.
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Keywords:  regional accounts, regional labour markets, innovation indicators, demographic, statistics, social indicators, metropolitan regions

Regional innovation (Edition 2016) You do not have access to this content

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1990 onwards

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One of five datasets that make up the OECD Regional database, regional innovation includes regional data on patent and co-patent by technology (fractional count, by inventor and priority year); R&D expenses and R&D employees; labour force and student enrolment by ISCED level.

The territorial grids (TL2 and TL3) used in this database are officially established and relatively stable in all OECD member countries, and are used by many as a framework for implementing regional policies.

Keywords:  small regions, metropolitain regions, intermediate region, predominantly urban, Territorial level 2, regional accounts, TL2, regional patents, large regions, predominantly rural, regional R&D, TL3, territorial units
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