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Key ICT Indicators

 

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The 15 ICT indicators below are drawn from various publications and databases produced by the OECD’s Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation. They are updated annually or on a rolling basis, as data become available. See also the Broadband Portal. 

 1.

Access lines and access paths in total / per 100 inhabitants for OECDLast updated July 2015

 2.

Mobile subscriptions in total / per 100 inhabitants for OECDLast updated July 2015

 3.

Trends in telecommunication revenue, investment and access pathsLast updated July 2015

 4.

Broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants in OECD countries- Last updated July 2015

Available for: Dec. 2014 and historical data for Fixed and Mobile broadband

 5.

Percentage of fibre connections in total broadbandLast updated July 2015

 6a.

Households with access to a home computerLast updated July 2012

 6b.

Households with access to the Internet in selected OECD countriesLast updated July 2012

 6c.

Households with access to broadband in selected OECD countriesLast updated July 2012

 7a.

Broadband connectivity, percentage of enterprises in each employment size class- Last updated July 2015

 7b.

Broadband connectivity, percentage of all enterprisesLast updated July 2015

 8.

Employment of ICT specialists across the economy, as share of total employmentLast updated July 2015
Former methodology also available: ICT Skilled employment (8a. Narrow and 8b. Broad definitions based on ISCO-88)

 9a.

Telecommunication services revenue in total for OECDLast updated July 2013

 9b.

Mobile telecommunication services revenue in total for OECDLast updated July 2013

 9c.

Telecommunication infrastructure investment in total for OECDLast updated July 2013

 10a.

Value added of ICT sector and sub-sectorsLast updated July 2015

 10b.

Business R&D expenditures in the ICT sectorLast updated July 2015

10c.

Employment in the ICT sector and sub-sectorsLast updated July 2015

 11a.

Specialisation in ICT-related patents, 2000-02 and 2010-12Last updated July 2015

 11b.

Top 25 combinations between ICTs and other technologies in patent applications, 2000-02 and 2010-12Last updated July 2015

 12.

Trade in ICT goods : gross exports and value added, Last updated July 2015

 13.

Top 250 ICT firms, 2000 and 2011

 14a.

Labour productivity of the ICT sector and total economy, 2013

 14b.

Growth in total labour productivity growth accounted for by the ICT sector, 2001-13

 15.

Contributions of ICT investment to GDP growth, 2000-09Last updated March 2012 

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