The survey on ICT usage and e-commerce in enterprises
has been carried out annually since 2005 and is designed to satisfy the
concepts and definitions of EC. Regulation No. 808/2004 and subsequent
This allows the comparability of results among all EU Member States. The aim of
this survey is to obtain relevant indicators on the use of information and
communication technology as well as e-commerce in enterprises. The scope of
this survey is to measure progress in relationship to the digital agenda
targets set for EU2020.
For the purpose of this survey, a census of enterprises employing more than 10
persons and operating within NACE Rev. 2 Sections C - L, Divisions 69-74,
Section N and Group 95.1 are considered.
Apart from the continuous benchmarking indicators, the ICT survey has an annual
ad-Hoc module with the aim of measuring the introduction and progress of new
The data is forwarded to Eurostat in aggregated form, flagged for
confidentiality and small counts. A News Release is published locally in Q1
following the end of the reference year.
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