Country Rankings

See also IP 09/1221

A- Broadband 1. Total DSL Coverage as % population (2008)
Country France Denmark Luxembourg Belgium United Kingdom Malta The Netherlands Sweden Germany Finland Italy Portugal Estonia Hungary Cyprus Spain Austria Slovenia Czech Republic Ireland Lithuania Greece Latvia Slovakia Poland Romania Bulgaria DSL coverage 100,0% 100,0% 100,0% 99,9% 99,8% 99,0% 99,0% 97,6% 96,6% 95,7% 95,3% 95% 93,9% 93,7% 93,2% 93% 92,2% 92,2% 92% 90,5% 88,4% 88% 88% 77,9% 69,6% 67,6% Not available

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2. DSL Coverage in rural areas as % total population (2008)
Country France Denmark Luxembourg Belgium United Kingdom The Netherlands Sweden Finland Germany Spain Hungary Portugal Czech Republic Slovenia Italy Austria Estonia Ireland Lithuania Latvia Greece Slovakia Poland Romania Bulgaria Cyprus Malta DSL coverage rural areas 100% 100% 100% 99,6% 99,4% 99% 90% 90% 89,7% 89,7% 87,4% 86% 85% 82,6% 82% 81,8% 80% 77% 68,5% 68% 55% 43,5% 42,3% 24% 20% 12% Not applicable

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3. % households with an broadband connection (2008)
Country Denmark The Netherlands Sweden Finland United Kingdom Luxembourg Belgium France Malta Germany Austria Estonia Slovenia Spain Ireland Lithuania % households 74% 74% 71% 66% 62% 61% 61% 57% 55% 55% 54% 54% 50% 45% 43% 43%

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Hungary Latvia Portugal Poland Czech Republic Slovakia Cyprus Italy Greece Bulgaria Romania

42% 40% 39% 38% 36% 35% 33% 31% 22% 21% 13%

4. % enterprises with a fixed broadband access (2008)
Country France Spain Finland Belgium Sweden Malta Estonia United Kingdom Luxembourg The Netherlands Slovenia Germany Ireland Italy Portugal Denmark Czech Republic Slovakia Cyprus Austria Hungary Greece Latvia Bulgaria Poland Lithuania Romania % enterprises 92% 92% 92% 91% 89% 89% 88% 87% 87% 86% 84% 84% 83% 81% 81% 80% 79% 79% 79% 76% 72% 71% 62% 62% 59% 56% 44%

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B- Internet Usage 5. % pop. who are regular internet users (using the internet at least once a week) (2008)
Country Sweden The Netherlands Denmark Finland Luxembourg United Kingdom Germany Belgium Austria France Slovakia Estonia Ireland Latvia Hungary Slovenia Czech Republic Lithuania Spain Malta Poland Portugal Italy Cyprus Bulgaria Greece Romania % pop 83% 83% 80% 78% 77% 70% 68% 66% 66% 63% 62% 62% 57% 57% 56% 52% 51% 50% 49% 46% 44% 38% 37% 35% 33% 33% 26%

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6. % pop. who are frequent internet users (using the internet every day or almost every day) (2008)
Country Denmark Sweden The Netherlands Finland Luxembourg United Kingdom Belgium Germany Austria France Estonia Slovakia % pop 71% 69% 67% 66% 65% 53% 51% 51% 48% 47% 45% 44%

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Hungary Latvia Slovenia Ireland Lithuania Malta Italy Spain Poland Czech Republic Portugal Cyprus Greece Bulgaria Romania

43% 42% 40% 39% 38% 36% 35% 34% 32% 30% 29% 24% 23% 23% 15%

7. % pop. downloading/listening to/watching music and/or films (2008)
Country The Netherlands Luxembourg France Denmark Finland United Kingdom Sweden Latvia Lithuania Spain Hungary Germany Malta Slovenia Slovakia Estonia Belgium Poland Bulgaria Austria Ireland Czech Republic Greece Portugal Cyprus Romania Italy % pop 46% 42% 38% 36% 34% 34% 34% 33% 32% 31% 30% 29% 29% 29% 28% 25% 23% 21% 21% 20% 19% 19% 19% 19% 16% 16% 15%

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C- eGovernment

8. % of population using eGovernment services for returning filled in forms in the last three months (2008)
Country The Netherlands Denmark Sweden France Estonia Ireland Finland Luxembourg Austria Lithuania Portugal United Kingdom Slovakia Hungary Germany Spain Slovenia Malta Cyprus Latvia Belgium Italy Poland Czech Republic Greece Bulgaria Romania % pop 32% 27% 26% 25% 24% 18% 18% 16% 14% 13% 13% 12% 12% 11% 10% 9% 7% 7% 6% 6% 5% 5% 5% 4% 4% 3% 3%

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9. % of enterprises using eGovernment services for returning filled in forms (2008)
Country Finland The Netherlands Lithuania Slovenia Ireland Portugal France Denmark Greece Estonia Poland % pop 81% 75% 75% 69% 68% 68% 67% 65% 62% 62% 60%

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Austria Sweden Slovakia United Kingdom Hungary Belgium Malta Spain Germany Bulgaria Italy Luxembourg Latvia Czech Republic Romania Cyprus

59% 58% 51% 51% 50% 49% 46% 45% 45% 43% 42% 41% 39% 35% 23% 18%

D- eBusiness

10. % of enterprises using applications for integrating internal business processes (all enterprises) (2008)
Country The Netherlands Ireland Austria Belgium Malta Denmark Portugal Italy Czech Republic Finland Luxembourg Slovenia Sweden France Cyprus Slovakia Greece Estonia Spain Latvia Bulgaria Germany Romania United Kingdom Hungary Poland Lithuania % pop 72% 62% 59% 58% 58% 57% 53% 49% 49% 49% 49% 47% 47% 46% 46% 45% 42% 42% 40% 36% 35% 33% 28% 27% 27% 24% 23%

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E- ICT sector and skills 11. ICT sector share of total GDP (2006)

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Country Finland Sweden United Kingdom Hungary Denmark Belgium Slovakia Estonia Germany France Austria Italy Spain Romania Bulgaria Cyprus Czech Republic Greece Ireland Latvia Lithuania Luxembourg Malta The Netherlands Poland Portugal Slovenia

ICT share 8,2% 6,9% 6,9% 6,4% 5,1% 5,0% 4,7% 4,7% 4,7% 4,4% 4,4% 4% 3,8% 3,6% Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available

12. % of persons employed with ICT user skills (2008)
Country Luxembourg United Kingdom Lithuania Denmark Malta Latvia Hungary Sweden Finland The Netherlands Slovenia Italy Ireland Estonia Cyprus % pop 29,1% 25,2% 23,4% 22,8% 22,4% 21,3% 20,9% 20% 20% 20% 19,6% 19,4% 19,2% 18,9% 18,9%

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Belgium Germany Czech Republic France Austria Spain Slovakia Poland Greece Bulgaria Portugal Romania

18,8% 18,3% 18,3% 17,8% 17,5% 16% 15,9% 15,4% 12,9% 12,1% 11,8% 9,8%

13. % of persons employed with ICT specialist skills (2008)
Country Sweden Luxembourg Czech Republic The Netherlands Finland The Netherlands Malta Slovakia Germany United Kingdom Cyprus Austria Estonia Hungary Poland Spain Slovenia France Italy Latvia Portugal Bulgaria Romania Ireland Belgium Greece Lithuania % pop 5% 5% 4,8% 4% 4% 4% 3,4% 3,2% 3,1% 3,1% 3,1% 3,1% 2,9% 2,9% 2,9% 2,9% 2,9% 2,8% 2,7% 2,7% 2,7% 2,6% 2,5% 2,3% 2,3% 2% 1,9%

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