Methods child and society

To benchmark and monitor income inequality and poverty across countries, the OECD relies on a dedicated statistical database: the OECD Income Distribution Database which offers data on levels and trends in Gini coefficients before and after taxes and transfers, average and median household disposable incomes, relative poverty rates and poverty gaps, before and after taxes and transfers, etc. 15 December 2017: Starting from Methods child and society 2017, the OECD IDD database is no longer updated annually but more frequently, about 3 times a year.

Labour Market and Social Policy Occasional Paper No. Part III provides detailed country data reviews on income distribution data, for the 34 OECD member countries. How much do you earn compared with others in your country? Do you feel rich, poor, or just average?

Use this tool and found out how your income really compares. This is the latest accepted revision, reviewed on 14 March 2018. A society is a group of individuals involved in persistent social interaction, or a large social group sharing the same geographical or social territory, typically subject to the same political authority and dominant cultural expectations. A society can also consist of like-minded people governed by their own norms and values within a dominant, larger society. More broadly, and especially within structuralist thought, a society may be illustrated as an economic, social, industrial or cultural infrastructure, made up of, yet distinct from, a varied collection of individuals. A half-section of the 12th-century South Tang Dynasty version of Night Revels of Han Xizai, original by Gu Hongzhong. The painting portrays servants, musicians, monks, children, guests, and hosts all in a single social environment.