DATA_DESCR The data given in this domain are collected by the National Statistical Institutes or Ministries andáare based on Eurostat's annual model surveys on ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) usage and e-commerce in enterprises and ICT usage in households and by individuals. Large part of the data collected is used in the context of the 2011-2015 benchmarking framework (endorsed by i2010 High Level Group in November 2009) and for the Digital Agenda, Europe's strategy for a flourishing digital economy by 2020. This conceptual framework follows the i2010 Benchmarking Framework which itselfáfollowed-upáthe eEurope 2005 Action Plan. Some data for the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia and Korea have been supplied via the OECD (or coming from other sources which are given) in ratio format with no validation by Eurostat. The aim of the European ICT surveys is to collect and disseminate harmonised and comparable information on the use of Information and Communication Technologies in households and by individuals and in enterprises at European level. Data for this collection are supplied directly from the surveys with no separate treatment. ICT USAGE IN HOUSEHOLDS AND BY INDIVIDUALS The aim of this survey is the timely provision of statistics on individuals, households and the information society. This module provides a framework for the requirements in terms of coverage, duration and periodicity, subjects covered, breakdowns of data provision and any necessary pilot studies. Coverage: The characteristics for this domain are drawn from the following subjects covered in the questionnaires:- Availability of computers and the Internet in households,- Access to selected IC technologies (data collected at household level),- Use of mobile phones and computers, location, frequency of use (data collected at individual level)- Devices and communication systems used,- Type of connection to the Internet,- Use of the Internet, frequency, place of use and activities- Special modules on e-skills (2007), advanced services (2008), security and trust (2010), etc. Breakdowns: Relating to households:- by region of residence (optional: NUTS 2)- by geographical location- by degree of urbanisation- by type of household- by households net monthly income (optional) Relating to individuals:- by region of residence (optional: NUTS 2)- by geographical location- by degree of urbanisation- by gender- by country of birth, country of citizenship (as of 2010, optional in 2010)- by educational level- by occupation- by employment situation- by age (by groups, as of 2010 in complete years)- legal / de facto marital status (as of 2011, optional) ICT USAGE IN ENTERPRISES The aim of this survey is the timely provision of statistics on enterprises and the information society. This module provides a framework for the requirements in terms of coverage, duration and periodicity, subjects covered, breakdowns of data provision and any necessary pilot studies.This survey covers enterprises having their main economic activity in NACE sections as specified under section 3.3 "Sector Coverage" below. Coverage: The characteristics for this domain are drawn from the following subjects covered in the questionnaires: - Use of computers and computer networks in enterprises,- Access and use of the Internet- Devices and communication systems used,- Electronic transmission of data between enterprises- Sharing electronically information on the Supply chain Management- Automatic share of information within the enterprise- Use of RFID- Special modules on e_business (2008), e-commerce (2009), security (2010), public services (2011), etc. Breakdowns: - by size class,- by NACE categories,- by region (until 2010)
CLASS_SYSTEM NACE, NUTS, ISCO, ISCED
STAT_CONC_DEF ICT USAGE IN HOUSEHOLDS AND BY INDIVIDUALS The household survey comprisesáquestions at household level and individuals' level.áHousehold level dataá andáindividuals data are broken down as decribed in point 3.1. ICT USAGE IN ENTERPRISES The survey population consists of enterprises with at least 10 persons employed. Concerning economic activity standards, enterprises having their main activity in NACE sections mentioned under 3.3 "Sector coverage". The 2002 survey covered NACE DGHIK only. Size breakdowns (by persons employed): - 10-49 (small enterprises)- 50-249 (medium enterprises)- 250+ (large enterprises)- 10+
STAT_UNIT ICT USAGE IN HOUSEHOLDS AND BY INDIVIDUALSHouseholds and individuals. ICT USAGE IN ENTERPRISESEnterprises with at least 10 persons employed.
STAT_POP ICT USAGE IN HOUSEHOLDS AND BY INDIVIDUALS The population of household consists of all households having at least one member in the age group 16 to 74 years. The population of individuals consists of all individuals aged 16 to 74 (some countries collect separate data on other age groups). Optionally: individuals aged 15 or less, aged 75 or more. á ICT USAGE IN ENTERPRISES The survey population consists of enterprises with 10 or more persons employed (optionally: 1-9 persons employed). Size classes according to number of persons employed: 10-49 (small enterprises), 50-249 (medium enterprises), 250+ (large enterprises), 10+.
REF_AREA EU-Member States, Candidate countries, Iceland and Norway. Partial data for United States of America, Canada, Japan, Australia, Korea (without validation by Eurostat).
BASE_PER Not applicable.
UNIT_MEASURE The most common disseminated unitsáare: % of households, % of individuals% of enterprises, % of persons employed, % of turnover. All units and breakdowns available are listed in theádocuments published on the dedicated section of Information society statistics at the end of the page under Related descriptive documents.