OECD Factbook 2010

Economic, Environmental and Social Statistics

Release Date: August 1, 2010

OECD Factbook 2010 is a comprehensive and dynamic statistical annual with more than 100 indicators covering:

  • Economy
  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Foreign Aid
  • Health and Quality of Life
  • Industry
  • Information and Communications
  • Population / Labor Force
  • Trade and Investment
  • Taxation, Public Expenditure,
    and R& D

The Factbook provides data for all OECD member countries as well as
selected nonmember economies and area totals. For each indicator, there
is 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. The book also
includes a focus chapter on the economic crisis and beyond.

A table and a graph illustrate the key message and a dynamic link (StatLink)
for each table directs the user to a web page where the corresponding data are
available in Excel® format.