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Health at a Glance 2019

OECD Indicators

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Health at a Glance compares key indicators for population health and health system performance across OECD members, candidate and partner countries. It highlights how countries differ in terms of the health status and health-seeking behaviour of their citizens; access to and quality of health care; and the resources available for health. Analysis is based on the latest comparable data across 80 indicators, with data coming from official national statistics, unless otherwise stated.

Alongside indicator-by-indicator analysis, an overview chapter summarises the comparative performance of countries and major trends, including how much health spending is associated with staffing, access, quality and health outcomes. This edition also includes a special focus on patient-reported outcomes and experiences, with a thematic chapter on measuring what matters for people-centred health systems.

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Life expectancy by sex and education level

Women live longer than men do in all OECD and partner countries. This gender gap averaged 5.3 years across OECD countries in 2017 – life expectancy at birth for women was 83.4 years, compared with 78.1 years for men (). The gender gap in life expectancy, though, has narrowed by one year since 2000, reflecting more rapid gains in life expectancy among men in most countries.

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